Stan Douglas at Victoria Miro Gallery. Split-screen film with two narratives.
A returning astronaut occupies two realities simultaneously. One is hostile one is friendly.
Kings Cross cranes.
Li Qing at Almine Rech with double-paintings (amongst other works) which suggest “this” or “that” of various experiences.
Melvin Edwards at Stephen Friedman. Metal chains, locks , and here barbed wire symbolise imprisonment and containment, pertinent especially to slavery.
Hedda Sterne at Victoria Miro Gallery with horizontally divided paintings suggestive of seascapes with added layers to complete the composition.
Isa Genzken at Hauser And Wirth with an in-flight experience.
Alina Szapocznikow at Hauser And Wirth with resin sculptures depicting human forms and states.
An My Le at Marian Goodman Gallery with photos that evolved from Vietnamese photo- journalism, focussing on politics.
Massimo Bartolini at Frith Street Gallery with a sound organ artwork. The rotating drum yanks at pull-chords for loud blasts and catches hanging metal strips for delicate chimes.