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Issue 6 of CCQ is out now in shops and other outlets and it's bursting with fruity goodness - read it and you can smugly claim to have done your Daily Five in one hit:

Here's what's waiting for you:


A Fine Mesh - Artist Helen Sear and curator Stuart Cameron on a practice that challenges the way we view images of landscape and The Rest is Smoke, this year s Wales in Venice show.

I am a Sponge Artist-provocateur N stio Mosquito struts his stuff in Birmingham and Venice.

Good News from the Future Forty years on, performance pioneer Mike Pearson challenges his body to revisit the physical theatre of his youth.

A Place of Essential Human Loneliness It s 150 years since the Welsh migration to Patagonia. We mark the anniversary with an excerpt from writer Jon Gower s new book, photographs by Andrew Morris and a pioneering prototype.

Watch This Space CCQ goes to Azerbaijan to explore art complex YARAT and meet Shirin Neshat and Faig Ahmed.

Hopeless and Beautiful Icelandic artist, Ragnar Kjartansson, talks art, music and suits in the first of two interviews with Artes Mundi 6 shortlisted artists.

Gathered Threads Dutch textile artist Tilleke Schwarz stitches up the oddities of modern living at Craft in the Bay.

Dirty Water Renzo Martens shares some moral dilemmas around working in the Democratic Republic of Congo for our second Artes Mundi 6 interview.

Abject Objects Recent graduate Nikita McBride rescues unloved urban detritus to make strangely moving installations.

How do you Move an Art School? Cardiff School of Art & Design has a new building and a new approach. Does it work? Incubating AJ Stockwell talks about Inc, the support mechanism for graduates.

A Monumental Opportunity Selected for Jerwood: Phase 3, Kelly Best has it large with new work showing in three venues.


Reasons to be Awkward (Part 1) A challenging look at diversity and some artists who tackle the otherness ghetto head-on.

From the Horse/s Mouth Photographers Tina Carr and Ann Marie Sch ne get to the heart of the Roma community with their new book documenting a marginalised life.

IBT15 Bristol International Festival Two takes on this year s festival of site-responsive performance.

Higher Street The Glitterationist gives us the High Street as a stream of consciousness.

High Rise Peter Bobby s photographs and videos bring beauty to the banal as art meets architecture head on in his latest book.

The Pram in the Hall Angharad Pearce Jones turns Connolly s quote on its head at Oriel Myrddin.

Art School Boyfriend The inimitable Joan Jones looks back at a heady romance in this special commission for CCQ.

Dear Olivia Craig Wood finds a message in a bottle and responds with his own and with an exhibition featuring post-climate change maps, chewing dogs, coffee-splatter drawings and necklaces made from seminal texts.

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