The Art and Culture Magazine: Inside Issue 62
Guy Bourdin transformed simple items of clothing into objects that were surprising, rich and beautiful.
In the midst of a white snowscape in Greenland, Joël Tettamanti finds moments of captivating colour.
From 6-9 November, Aesthetica Short Film Festival screened over 300 films from 40 countries.
Bryn Higgins’s new feature film Electricity is an extraordinarily hyper-real examination of epilepsy.
Elizabeth "Gazelle Twin" Bernholz's new release trades in disturbingly sensual electronica.
Noise, Desire and Power
Mish Way, of White Lung, meditates on her personal punk tenets for thriving in the 21st century.
The 39th London Mime Festival focuses on the spaces between theatre and dance.
The wild and intense beauty of the Nordic landscape is brought to life in Sadler’s Wells' Northern Light.
Film of the Month
Directed by Robert Hackett
3 mins 23 sec, 2013
Shot at night, this promo uses images from the original Night Mail GPO Film Unit film featuring WH Auden's poem, projected onto a disused train station.
Winner of Best Music Video at ASFF 2014
Picks from the Blog
Through work spanning 50 years of the artist’s long career, right up until some of his final works in the early 2000s, this exhibition at Robilant+Voena, London, will focus on Italian artist Mimmo Rotella’s fascination with innovative techniques, and bring to light the way that he manipulated material to achieve a conceptual framework, which extended from his studio into society.
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s new exhibition introduces the future museum’s curatorial vision through a theme-based collection presentation, featuring artworks by 18 international artists from the 1960s to today and exploring the theme of light. The gallery’s curatorial vision endeavours to foster a transcultural perspective on the history of art, encompassing both modernism and the emergence of contemporary cultural thought in an increasingly interconnected world.
“The book came out of grief,” Annie Leibovitz (b. 1949) told an interviewer, speaking about her photographic memoir Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life, 1990-2005. The retrospective exhibition of the same name, which opened at the Brooklyn Museum in New York in 2006 and has since travelled across the USA and Europe, is currently in Singapore until 19 October. Singapore is the only Asian city apart from Seoul to host the exhibition.
In the Special 60th Edition of Aesthetica we celebrate the emerging photographers that are shaping the future of the image-based practice in The Next Generation. We have partnered with the London College of Communication to survey some of photography’s rising stars and showcase their fresh ideas and new concepts. Award-winning photographer Alice Myers has pursued documentary projects in Mexico, Ireland and France.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton is a new Parisian centre for contemporary French and international artistic creation, contained within a building commissioned by Bernard Arnault, and designed by the American architect Frank Gehry. The building resembles a cloud of glass: twelve large transparent sails covering a main body, itself formed from an assembly of pure white blocks.