Currently on show at the RIBA Architecture Centre in London is an exhibition for the Poole Harbour Bridge competition. The brief set by the Highways Agency was to generate exciting designs and an engineering solution for the construction of a new road crossing for Poole Harbour in Dorset. Models and designs of the three shortlisted schemes feature alongside six other schemes which reached stage two, 14 commended entries and outlines of all 98 entries. Until 1 February.
Venue: Florence Gallery, RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.
A must for all art lovers is the annual Art97 Exhibition held at the Business Design Centre. The exhibition is a showcase for British talent and galleries including Marlborough Fine Art and the White Cube. This year’s event includes the Discovery Zone for up-and-coming artists and The Shadow of Life, a special exhibition selected by Judith Collins, curator of the Tate Gallery. Until 19 January.
Venue: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1.
Sculpture fans should check out the Tony Cragg exhibition which opens tomorrow at the White- chapel Gallery. Along with work from 1990 to 1996 (including Spyrogyra, shown right), will be works in progress and drawings and videos relating to recent and ongoing work. Cragg, a past Turner Prize winner, examines the interaction between man and his environment and encourages us to look again at the modern world.
Venue: Whitechapel Gallery, White- chapel High Street, London E1.
This is my body…This is my software is the first UK exhibition by renowned French multimedia performance artist Orlan at
Camerawork Gallery. In a bid to shock and explore the limits of art, Orlan uses computer morphing software and cosmetic surgery to transform her face. Until 22 February.
Venue: Camerawork, 121 Roman Road, London E2.