The Art and Culture Magazine: Inside Issue 60
Henning Kreitel shoots ordinary scenery to create visually arresting and magical imagery.
The dynamic beauty of photographer Robert Capa’s works in colour portrays a time long gone.
Directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard stage a fictionalised 24 hours in the everyday life of Nick Cave.
Kelly Reichardt’s, Night Moves, follows a small group of three very different left-wing environmentalists.
Genre divides in music are no longer prohibiting collaborations and are invigorating new sounds.
Lyrics With No Limits
Can musicians compete in the global market choosing to perform in their original native language?
Helen Lawrence, a new production from visual artist, Stan Douglas, combines live film and theatre.
Locations Come Alive
A new production places audiences within the suspended reality of an unforgiving game.
Film of the Month
Directed by Peter Middleton and James Spinney
12 mins 15 sec, 2012
After losing his sight in 1983, john Hull kept an intimate diary over three years, deconstructing his experience of blindness in relation to his family, his identity and his faith.
Screened at ASFF 2013
Picks from the Blog
This new exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery in London traces the advancements in Russia, looking at the development of Russia’s social history through the context of colour experiments and the growth of colour photography in Russia over the course of a century. Translated into Russian, the word “primrose” means “first colour” and is one of the earliest and most colourful flowers to bloom in the spring.
Jeff Wall pioneered large-scale photography, transcending the classical into the contemporary. His critically acclaimed work, produced in the form of colour transparencies displayed in lightboxes since the 1980s, was inspired by the backlit advertisements found at bus stops in Europe. The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam highlights his oeuvre since 1996, featuring over 40 works in his second exhibition.
Tatiana Rais is the Director and founder of Espacio Odeón: Centro Cultural, a non-profit cultural centre in the heart of Bogota. She is one of the winners of the British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur Award, which celebrates young entrepreneurs from around the world who are pioneering at the intersection of culture and technology. She speaks to Aesthetica about reimagining a ruined building.
This new exhibition in New York presents a selection of artists curated by other artists. Bringing together 23 artists of different ages and from various countries including Cuba, England, Holland, Kosovo, Albania and Taiwan, Some Artists’ Artists showcases a multitude of voices in which resonances and dissonances emerge. Some artists have taken the recent histories of their respective countries.
The Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture (RSA) has unveiled the latest details of its £200,000 programme of support for artists working across the whole spectrum of the visual arts in Scotland. The organisation has a proud tradition of promoting excellence in contemporary art and architecture. As well as the three main monetary awards, their programme offers excellent funding opportunities for artists.