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Artist and singer Tori Wrånes articulates the weird interior of the self

John Gerrard, Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas), 2017, installation view, Somerset House, London. Courtesy: Thomas Dane, London; photograph: Damian Griffiths

A digital portrait of the landscape that transformed our planet

Main image: Poster for Village of the Giants, 1965. Courtesy: Embassy Pictures
 

The artist discusses the movies that have influenced her and her memories of where she saw them

Phyllida Barlow, folly, 2017, installation view, commissioned by the British Council for the British Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. Courtesy: the artist, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, London and New York, and © British Council, London; photograph: Ruth Clark

Tanya Harrod on the art of Phyllida Barlow, who is representing Britain at the 57th Venice Biennale 

The art of only the second living designer to be the focus of a solo show at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dan Fox looks at the work of Mark Bradford, who represents the US at this year’s Venice Biennale

Ian Cheng, Emissary in the Squat of Gods, 2015, video still

Jace Clayton discovers hyper-intelligent dogs and violent humans in the artist’s computer-simulated worlds

Christopher Kulendran Thomas in collaboration with Annika Kuhlmann, New Eelam, 2017, exhibition view at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin. Courtesy: the artist and © Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, SMB, Berlin; photograph: Jan Windszus

How the artists GCC, Lawrence Lek, The Propeller Group, Larissa Sansour and Christopher Kulendran Thomas are visualizing a world in which borders n

Hiwa K, My Father’s Colour Periods, 2013, installation view at Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani. Courtesy: the artist, KOW, Berlin, and Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milan and Lucca

The works of Hiwa K, which feature in this year’s documenta 14, draw on the misconceptions that pervade Western views of recent Middle Eastern hist

Rafa Esparza, Building: A Simulacrum of Power, 2014, performance documentation at the Bowtie Parcel, Los Angeles. Courtesy: the artist and Clockshop, Los Angeles; photograph: Dylan Schwartz

In the work of Rafa Esparza, colonialism, family history and sex collide with the landscape of Los Angeles 

How young sculptors Tamara Henderson, Misha Kahn, Jessi Reaves, Sophie Stone and Chris Wolston are imagining domestic life after the apocalypse

The derelict Croydon airport, Batman as a sainted figure, and a potential new work: a road movie going nowhere