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what's on July KILLER JOE 3 | imjussayin.com/whatson

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Killer Joe @ Trafalgar Studios
Until 18 Aug Tickets

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The Smith family hatch a plan to murder their estranged matriarch for her insurance money. They hire Joe Cooper, a police detective and part-time contract killer, to do the job. But once he enters their trailer home and comes face to face with their innocent daughter, the plan spirals out of control…

A tense, gut-twisting thriller, Killer Joe, directed by Simon Evans (The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, The Best Man) asks where the moral line is drawn in the fight for survival.

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pick of the week Summer 1 Exhibition 2018 | www.imjussayin.com/whatson

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Summer Exhibition 2018 @ RA
Until 19 Aug Tickets

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The Royal Academy holds its biggest, brightest and most colourful 250th annual Summer Exhibition celebration of “art made now”.

Each summer the galleries are jam-packed with contemporary art made by internationally renowned artists and exciting new talent.

Please note: this exhibition contains some adult content.

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Killed Negatives @ Whitechapel Gallery
Until  21 Aug Free

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Thousands of negatives by American photographers were systematically destroyed in the 1930s; these irreparable images were known as ‘killed negatives’.

Roy E. Stryker, head of the Information Division of the Farm Security Administration (FSA), launched a historic photographic initiative between 1935 and 1944. In order to expose American rural poverty, the FSA commissioned photographers, including Walker Evans (1903–1975) and Dorothea Lange (1895–1965), to record the struggles of rural life following the Great Depression. Omitted from the story of this landmark documentary project is the ruthless method of editing Stryker deployed for the final selection. The negative of each rejected image was punctured with a hole puncher; if a print was made the image would feature a black disc, floating surreally over faces and landscapes.

This display presents prints made from some of the rejected negatives as well as photographers’ personal and administrative records. Also included are contemporary artists’ responses to these haunting images. The photographs transform an act of censorship into abstract, conceptual and strangely beautiful pictures.

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FSA photographers include Paul Carter, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Theodor Jung, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Edwin Locke, Carl Mydans, Arthur Rothstein, Ben Shahn, John Vachon, Marion Post Wolcott, alongside contemporary works by Etienne Chambaud, Bill McDowell and Lisa Oppenheim.
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what's on recommends INFLUENCE PROJECT 1 | imjussayin.com/whatson

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The Influence Project @ Somerset House
Until 22 Aug Free

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The Influence Project is an ongoing photography project celebrating the global impact of African American musicians, who pushed boundaries creatively, socially and politically, whilst simultaneously laying the foundations of contemporary music.

The exhibition seeks to make these pioneers visible, highlighting their impact on contemporary musicians, from direct forms of sampling, to the role of mentors and role models.

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Featuring never-seen-before photographic portraits of pioneers of R&B, Funk, Soul, Afrobeat and Hip Hop.

The exhibition captures the characters of both icons and contemporary artists including George Clinton, Shuggie Otis, Candi Staton, Sister Sledge to Anderson. Paak and NAO. The exhibition also includes previous Somerset House Summer Series artists including Erykah Badu, Aloe Blacc, Laura Mvula, Robert Glasper, plus Jorja Smith and The Roots who will be playing this year.


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For Reasons That Remain Unclear @ Kings Head
Until 25 Aug Tickets

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For Reasons That Remain Unclear… is a thrilling comedy-drama of sex, power and secrets. Handsome Hollywood screenwriter Patrick invites Conrad back to his hotel room on a balmy evening in Rome. As the whisky flows and the conversation becomes ever more intimate, both men start to wonder just where the night might be heading…With humour, sensitivity and scintillating tension,

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With humour, sensitivity and unremitting honesty, For Reasons That Remain Unclear examines complex questions of forgiveness and abuses of power following a chance meeting between Patrick, a Hollywood screenwriter, and Conrad, an older Catholic priest.

Set in a hotel room overlooking the Piazza De Spagna in 1990’s Rome, the play charts their tense, frank exchange over the course of one evening, as it becomes clear that at least one of them is holding back a confession.


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The Camden Fringe @ CPT
Until 26 Aug Tickets

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The Camden Fringe is 4 weeks of fun with something for everyone.

Fairy tales and egg freezing, greek mythology, murderers and artists, jazz, video games, circus, burlesque and plastic, sparring animals and the future of sex.

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Beautiful Allotment @ Geffrye Museum
Until 26 Aug Tickets

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Open for alfresco drinking, eating and partying all summer long.

Beautiful Allotment will take the homemade and creative inspiration of an allotment to create an unprecedented drinking and dining experience this summer.

Where allotments naturally find their homes on wasteland, Beautiful Allotment will take up residency in the stunning Victorian gardens of the Geffrye Museum. The magnificent grounds will be transformed into a serene oasis, where bookable day beds, handcrafted potting sheds, makeshift cocktail bars and raised BBQ areas will all mix in with trailing plants, vegetable patches, repurposed items and homemade, handpicked pieces of furniture to create a living, organic and beautiful outdoor destination.

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Tue-Sun 10am-5pm
https://www.beautifulallotment.com/

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what's on SEA CREATURES | www.imjussayin.com/whatson
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Sea Creature – Life Beneath The Ocean @ CPT
Until 30 Aug Tickets

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Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Ocean, is that exhibition. A unique, awe-inspiring, eye-opening insight into the science and anatomy of sea creatures. This blockbuster exhibition is packed with 50 full body, real specimens, 150 body parts and organs and an interactive digital show. Sea Creatures invites family audiences to explore and truly understand marine life, conserving marine species and raise awareness of marine conservation.

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Sea Creatures is a groundbreaking new exhibition that allows visitors to explore the secrets of life beneath the ocean waves through incredible cross-sections of marine animals. Full body specimens include whales, penguins and great white sharks, and visitors can also get an up-close glimpse into the complex organs and body parts of a large number of species.
The painstakingly preserved displays use the same plastination process developed by Dr. Gunther von Hagens and made famous by artist Damien Hirst, replacing fluids and soluble fats with resins and allowing us to view incredibly accurate ‘cross-sections’ of the creatures.
Learn about the complex life systems within these majestic creatures, as well as why we need to protect precious ocean life.

Website: http://www.seacreaturestour.com

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The Court Must Have A Queen @ Hampton Court Palace
Until 02 September Tickets

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It’s the summer of 1539 and Henry VIII is looking for a fourth wife after the death of his beloved Jane Seymour. Join the court as Thomas Cromwell oversees the finishing touches to a feast he hopes will seal the marriage treaty between Henry and Anne of Cleves.

The palace is a flurry of activity with the cooks preparing food for the feast in the kitchens, servants taking deliveries and bustling around the service areas, musicians preparing the entertainment, and guests and courtiers preparing their finest clothes.

However, with Henry’s mood threatening to upset weeks of planning, everyone is watching nervously to find out what happens next. Can the returning favoured court trumpeter, John Blanke help to soothe the king’s mood?

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Full of music and drama this new play written for Hampton Court Palace by Ade Solanke and directed by Sam Curtis Lindsay, brings the court of the palace’s most famous resident to life in a theatrical spectacle suitable for all ages.

Performances take place in the Great Hall at 11:30, 12:30 and 15:30 and last approximately 30 minutes.



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Katja Novitskova Invasion Curves
@ Whitechapel Gallery
Until 2 Sept Free

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Trawling through the digital sphere’s ‘ocean of signs’, Katja Novitskova (b. 1984, Estonia) creates immersive environments inhabited by a luminous bestiary. She is known for her dramatic, cutout images of animals at play with representations from financial and scientific sources. Her latest installation presents a landscape overcome by a ‘biotic crisis’, where imaging and technology are used in a process of mapping the exploitation of life.

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Images captured by scanners, cameras and satellites – from the bodies of lab organisms to the flows generated by image processing algorithms – are rendered as vivid sculptures, and projections. Worms defy gravity and genetically modified life forms hatch from eggs among a tangled undergrowth of cables. At the heart of the exhibition, modified baby rockers gyrate eerily.

Surrounding this unsettling landscape, floating resin clouds are inscribed with phrases speculating on the impact of global data on our consciousness and the environment. Growth curves, derived from corporate culture, echoed in the forms of the worms and cables, offer a wry comment on humanity’s drive towards advancement in the name of profit.

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what's on recommends ZIP WIRE LONDON | www.imjussayin.com/whatson

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Zip Now London @ Archbishop’s Park
09 Sept Tickets

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Don’t dangle like Bojo. Zip past the London Eye and Houses of Parliament on 225 metre zip descent. Zip London is the the biggest and fastest city line in the world. Exhilarating

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£22.50, £18.50 student, £16.50 child

Carlisle Lane
London
SE1 7LE

what's on Feb 1 empire | www.imjussayin.com

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Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments @ Museum of London Docks
Until 09 Sept Free Entry

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This display explores the changing image of the West India Regiments, starting from the life a single man, Samuel Hodge, the first black soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross for valour. It focuses on the history of Britain’s West India Regiments from their creation at the end of the 18th century up to the First World War. Read more about the extraordinary story of Samuel Hodge.

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“The key message from this display is that people of African and Caribbean descent played a significant part in our military history long before the First World War. This was not well acknowledged at the time, or well known since, which is why it is important to highlight this history in this display.”
Professor David Lambert, Professor of History at the University of Warwick

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Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL


what's on recommends ZIP WIRE LONDON | www.imjussayin.com/whatson

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Zip Now London @ Archbishop’s Park
09 Sept Tickets

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Don’t dangle like Bojo. Zip past the London Eye and Houses of Parliament on 225 metre zip descent. Zip London is the the biggest and fastest city line in the world. Exhilarating

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£22.50, £18.50 student, £16.50 child

Carlisle Lane
London
SE1 7LE


what's on Lieutenant-of-inishmore | www.imjussayin.com/whatson
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The Lieutenant of Inishmore @ Noel Coward
Until 11 Sept Tickets

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Mad Padraic, is a terrorist deemed too violent to be a member of the IRA.

Who knocked Mad Padraic’s cat over on a lonely road on the island of Inishmore and was it an accident? He’ll want to know when he gets back from a stint of torture and chip-shop bombing in Northern Ireland: he loves that cat more than life itself.

A hilarious, acute observation of violence.

Michael Grandage directs a rare revival of Martin McDonagh’s critically acclaimed, brilliant satire on terrorism, The Lieutenant of Inishmore.

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AGE RESTRICTION:16+
As an advisory to adults who might bring young people. All persons aged under 16 must be accompanied and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats you could be refused entry.



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Memory Palace @ White Cube
Until 15 Sept

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Autobiographical – Featuring Franz Ackermann, Etel Adnan, George Baselitz, Tracey Emin, Gilbert & George, Magnus Plessen, Raqib Shaw, Christine Ay Tjoe and Liu Wei

Traces – Featuring Darren Almond, Miroslaw Balka, Antony Gormley, Andreas Gursky, David Hammons, Mona Hatoum, Runa Islam, Rachel Kneebone, Ibrahim Mahama, Virginia Overton, Jeff Wall and He Xiangyu

Transcription – Featuring Cerith Wyn Evans, Christian Marclay, Harland Miller, Sarah Morris, Eddie Peake and Jessica Rankin

Collective – Featuring Sergej Jensen, Elad Lassry, Jac Leirner, Christian Marclay, Josiah McElheny, Beatriz Milhazes, Gabriel Orozco, Damián Ortego, Haim Steinbach and Fred Tomaselli

Sensory – Featuring Ellen Altfest, Cerith Wyn Evans, Robert Irwin, Imi Knoebel, Liza Lou and Virginia Overton

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https://whitecube.com/channel/channel/memory_palace_bermondsey_and_masons_yard_2018


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Teeth @ Wellcome Collection
Until 16 Sept Free

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From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile. Explore over 150 objects including ancient protective amulets and dental bling, dentures and drills, sketches and spittoons, tooth transplants and toothpaste ads. Inspired by The Smile Stealers

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In the 1940s, patients at the Vipeholm Institution in Sweden were force-fed toffee in order to investigate whether sugar caused tooth decay.


what's on recommends PHARMACY | WWW.IMJUSSAYIN.COM/WHATSON

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Pharmacy of Colour @ Wellcome
Until 16 Sep

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Step up to Wellcome’s historical pharmacy, where pigments and medicines are displayed side by side, and imagine yourself buying exotic medicines from an expert apothecary.

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watch a short film featuring beautiful manuscripts and insights from a pigment expert who will show how colourful plant, mineral and animal products were prepared in early pharmacies;
see the rocks, plants and other raw materials used for pigment-making;
open the drawers to discover images, recipes and fact cards about substances that were used for their healing properties and for creating the pigments that colour some of our remarkable manuscripts. Some of these substances are poisonous, and some are still used today.


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Michael Jackson: Off The Wall @ National Portrait Gallery
Until 21 Oct Tickets

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Off The Wall is a landmark exhibition that explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media.

For the first time, Michael Jackson: On the Wall will bring together the works of over forty of these artists, drawn from public and private collections around the world, including new works made especially for the exhibition.

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Michael Jackson is one of the most influential cultural figures to come out of the 20th century and his legacy continues into the 21st century. His significance is widely acknowledged when it comes to music, music videos, dance, choreography and fashion, but his considerable influence on contemporary art is an untold story.

Since Andy Warhol first used his image in 1982, Jackson has become the most depicted cultural figure in visual art by an extraordinary array of leading contemporary artists.

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Roman Dead @ Museum of London Docklands
Until 28 October

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Last year, a rare Roman sarcophagus was found near to Harper Road in Southwark. Be one of the first people to lay eyes on the sarcophagus in modern times when it is displayed in Roman Dead, at the Museum of London Docklands, along with over 250 other artefacts from ancient burial sites.

Reflect on what these extraordinary items reveal about Roman Londoners, their relationship with death and the city’s diverse past.

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Objects on display include tombstones, jewellery and cremation urns of varying shapes and sizes. The charred remains of food and vessels that may have contained drinks help to shed light on how Roman Londoners prepared their friends and family for their journey to the afterlife.

Throughout the exhibition’s run the museum will host a range of activities and events for families and adults who want to learn more about the Roman dead. For a full list of these events vist  Roman Dead events page.


what's on THE JUNGLE1 | imjussayin.com/whatson

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The Jungle @ Playhouse Theatre
Until 03 Nov Tickets

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This is the place where people suffered & dreamed.

Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of The Jungle – just across the Channel, right on our doorstep.

The Jungle tells stories of loss, fear, community & hope, of the Calais camp’s creation – & of its eventual destruction. J

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oin the residents over freshly baked naan & sweet milky chai at the Afghan Café, & experience the intense, moving & uplifting encounters between refugees from many different countries & the volunteers who arrived from the UK


pick of the week Frida Kahlo | www.imjussayin.com/whatson

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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up @ V&A
04 November Tickets

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Experience a fresh perspective on Kahlo’s compelling life story through her most intimate personal belongings.

This exhibition will present an extraordinary collection of personal artefacts and clothing belonging to the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The collection has never before been exhibited outside Mexico.

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Fashioned from Nature @ V&A
Until 21 Jan 2019 Tickets

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Fashioned from Nature presents fashionable dress alongside natural history specimens, innovative new fabrics and dyeing processes, inviting visitors to think about the materials of fashion and the sources of their clothes.

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The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day


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Jenny Holzer Truisms
31 July 2019 Free

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Like other artists of her generation, Holzer turned to the strategies of the mass media and advertising in her work. In the late 1970s, she devised nearly 300 aphorisms or slogans, which play on commonly held truths and clichés. Initially, the Truisms were infiltrated into the public arena via stickers, T-shirts and posters. Later, Holzer started using electronic displays. In 1982 she blazed these messages across a giant advertising hoarding in Times Square, New York. The Truisms are deliberately challenging, presenting a spectrum of often-contradictory opinions. Holzer hoped they would sharpen people’s awareness of the ‘usual baloney they are fed’ in daily life.

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