Picks of the week
Rachel Maclean | The Lion and the Unicorn
A timely moment to see Rachel Maclean's 2013 work The Lion and the Unicorn - a darkly comic look at how we shape collective and individual identities.
National Gallery, London, 29 November 2018 - 3 February 2019
James N. Kienitz Wilkins | Hearsays
Three works using photography, moving image and virtual reality probe issues around truth and believability.
Gasworks, London, 20 September - 16 December 2018
John Akomfrah | Mimesis: African Soldier
Akomfrah combines newly-created film and historic footage across three screens, commemorating the millions of African and colonial soldiers, labourers and carriers who served in the First World War.
Imperial War Museum, London, 21 September - 31 March 2019
Heather Phillipson | my name is lettie eggsyrub
A huge, surreal installation comprising video and sculpture magnifies egg-related imagery, exposing its various uses as an animal-based food and as an emblem of reproduction and new life.
Gloucester Road underground station, London, until June 2019