Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, <em>An Italian Film (Africa Addio)</em>, 2012, HD film. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Marcelle Alix, Paris. Produced by Pavilion, Leeds and Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Nantes

Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, An Italian Film (Africa Addio), 2012, HD film. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Marcelle Alix, Paris.
Produced by Pavilion, Leeds and Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Nantes

Anna Molska, <em>The Weavers</em>, 2009, video. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Foksal Gallery Foundation

Anna Molska, The Weavers, 2009, video. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Foksal Gallery Foundation

Jessica Warboys, <em>Ab Ovo</em>, 2013, 16mm film transfer to digital. © the artist

Jessica Warboys, Ab Ovo, 2013, 16mm film transfer to digital. © the artist

Simon Starling, <em>Gold Toned Okapi</em>, 2007. Photo © Tom Powel. Courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York

Simon Starling, Gold Toned Okapi, 2007. Photo © Tom Powel. Courtesy the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York

Akio Suzuki, <em>tsu ra na ri</em>, 2003. © the artist

Akio Suzuki, tsu ra na ri, 2003. © the artist

Akio Suzuki with De Koolmees instrument, 2013. Photo © Aki Onda

Akio Suzuki with De Koolmees instrument, 2013. Photo © Aki Onda

Lee Patterson at Killhope Lead Mining Museum, 2013. Photo © Rebecca Shatwell

Lee Patterson at Killhope Lead Mining Museum, 2013. Photo © Rebecca Shatwell

The Otolith Group, <em>Medium Earth</em>, 2013. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and LUX

The Otolith Group, Medium Earth, 2013. © the artist. Courtesy the artist and LUX

Wang Bing, <em>The Ditch</em>, 2010. © the artist

Wang Bing, The Ditch, 2010. © the artist

Kaoru Ikeya, <em>Roots (Senzo Ni Naru)</em>, 2013

Kaoru Ikeya, Roots, 2013

Victor Lopes, <em>Serra Pelada - The Legend of the Gold Mountain</em>, 2013

Victor Lopes, Serra Pelada - The Legend of the Gold Mountain, 2013

Rachel Boynton <em>Big Men</em>, 2013

Rachel Boynton, Big Men, 2013

Adrien Lecouturier, <em>Fiebres</em>, 2013

Adrien Lecouturier, Fiebres, 2013

Michael Madsen, <em>Into Eternity</em>, 2010

Michael Madsen, Into Eternity, 2010

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Lee Patterson at Killhope Lead Mining Museum, 2013. Photo © Rebecca Shatwell
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