EXHIBITIONS Photographs of Trees and Snow is the first UK photography display by Iranian artist and film-maker Abbas Kiarostami and continues until 19 June. Venue: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7. Controlled, from 14 May until 25 June, explores the degree of control exercised by artists to determine the outcome of their work. Venue: Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, The Market Cross, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1BT. Kienholz features large-scale sculptural works in the from of life-size environments by Edward and Nancy Reddin Kienholz and runs from 14 May until 29 August. Venue: Baltic, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA.

TALKS Your Story Is A Great Great Circle on Tuesday 17 May at 12.15pm, presents Rachel Jones and Elspeth Murray, who discuss the impact of poetry on business. Tickets are £15 including lunch. Contact: for bookings e-mail Venue: Third Eye Design, 23 Newton Place, Glasgow G3. By Designers For Designers, on Wednesday 18 May at 6pm, is a networking event that promotes real-life interaction between new media designers and other creatives. Entry is free with an ICA day membership. Booking: 020 7930 3647. Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1.

CALL FOR ENTRIES Entries to the DBA Effectiveness Awards 2005 should be submitted by 8 June. Info: Contact: DBA, 35-39 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX. Tel: 020 7251 9229.

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