FACT 2015 Exhibition Programme, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool

FACT 2015 Programme

FACT’s four annual exhibitions includes a selection of international new-media art, beginning with Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age.

Mythopoeia: Mequitta Ahuja, Kapwani Kiwanga, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Alida Rodrigues, Tiwani Contemporary, London

Mythopoeia, Group Show, Tiwani Contemporary London

The Tiwani Contemporary, London, draws inspiration from the age-old role of storytelling and gathers together four international artists for its latest group exhibition, entitled Mythopoeia.

Interview with Artist Flore Nové-Josserand

Interview with Installation Artist Flore Nové-Josserand

Flore Nové-Josserand creates visually captivating installations. The artist speaks to us about her interest in housing problems and her plans for 2015.

Lee Ufan, Lisson Gallery, London

Lee Ufan at Lisson Gallery

Working with limited colour and gesture, Lee Ufan believes in retaining an economy of representation while attempting to create the maximum resonance.

Los Carpinteros, Parasol Unit, London

Los Carpinteros: Parasol Unit

Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros, is formed of duo Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodríguez who create humorous installations and sculptures.

The Poetry of Place: Duncan Shanks’s Sketchbooks and the Upper Clyde, Glasgow

The Poetry of Place: Duncan Shanks's Sketchbooks

This new exhibition of sketchbooks at the Hunterian Art Gallery in Glasgow establishes Scottish artist Duncan Shanks as the Robert Macfarlane of paint.

Interview with New York-based Artist Jason Covert, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize

AAP Interview: Jason Covert

Jason Covert was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize with his work Excavation, a personal journey through one man’s fears. Based in New York, Covert’s practice spans a range of media.

Review of Francis Alÿs: A Story of Negotiation, Tamayo Museum, Mexico City

Francis Alÿs: A Story of Negotiation, Tamayo Museum

A Story of Negotiation is the title of Alÿs’ newest exhibition, which was curated by his longtime collaborator Cuauhtémoc Medina and is currently running at the Tamayo Museum in Mexico City.

5 to See This Weekend

5 to See This Weekend

This exhibition round-up traverses the divide between art and politics, appearance and reality to explore fresh perspectives of human history.

Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, Toronto

Presented in three subdued rooms at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Henryk Ross’ photographic collection reflects on life in the Lodz Jewish ghetto.

Jacqueline Hassink: View, Kyoto, Benrubi Gallery, New York

Jacqueline Hassink: View, Kyoto, Benrubi Gallery, NY

Jacqueline Hassink’s View, Kyoto, is a serene and powerful series of photographs depicting 34 of Kyoto’s Zen Buddhist temples and gardens.

The heart is deceitful above all things, Home, Manchester, 22 May - 26 July

Inaugural Exhibition at Home

The inaugural exhibition at Home opens a year of events themed around the idea of desire and the deepest motivations behind our closest relationships.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015: Longlisted Artist Filmmaker Annina Roescheisen

AAP: Annina Roescheisen

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. We shine a spotlight on longlisted artist Annina Roescheisen and her melancholic video piece What are you Fishing for?

Interview with Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director of Art Brussels

Interview: Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director, Art Brussels

Art Brussels returns for its 33rd year this April. Ahead of the opening, we speak to artistic director Katerina Gregos about her favourite parts of this year’s fair and her work with not-for-profit spaces.

Olafur Eliasson, Expanding Environments in Aesthetica Magazine

Olafur Eliasson in Aesthetica

In 2014 Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed took over the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, for the museum’s first solo exhibition of his work.

Helen Sear, ...the rest is smoke, Wales in Venice, La Biennale de Venezia, Venice

Helen Sear, Wales in Venice

The Arts Council of Wales has selected artist Helen Sear to represent Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition.

Electric Instinct

Electric Instinct

Yossi Michaeli’s captivating visuals tell stories. Staged in a multitude of locations, perfectly poised subjects become part of a cinematic narrative.

Alluring Landmarks

Alluring Landmarks

Guillaume Grasset’s series Angelino Heights, a haunting collection of images documenting the second-oldest district of California.

Isolated Normality

Isolated Normality

Astrid Verhoef’s photographs manipulate the appearance of reality and recontextualise normality, moving the familiar into an unfamiliar landscape.

Design Innovation

Design Innovation

MoMA’s Latin America in Construction explores how revolutionary approaches allowed the continent to create a breed of Modernism entirely of its own.

Urban Terrain

Urban Terrain

Drawn to bold structures, Jürgen Schrepfer explores cityscapes with his camera, uncovering moments of artistic beauty in the modern metropolis.

Façade Revealed

Façade Revealed

Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi’s latest series, Darlene & Me (2014), is a complex and striking investigation into the perception of the self.

Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s, V&A, London

Staying Power at the V&A

Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s features more than 50 photographs recently acquired from the Black Cultural Archives.

A Closer Look at the Work of Australian Artist Terence Burton

A Closer Look at the Work of Artist Terence Burton

Australian artist, Terence Burton works exclusively with pencil on paper. His bold and unique style, that he likes to call Abstract, Mythological and Tribal, is heavily influenced by aboriginal traditions.

Aesthetica Art Prize Talk: Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield

AAP Interview with Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield

For the second talk in the series that runs alongside the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, we hear from Dr Sam Lackey, Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield who will discuss current approaches to art.

Subodh Gupta: Seven Billion Light Years, Hauser & Wirth

In Seven Billion Light Years artist Subodh Gupta’s middle class everyman is replaced by references to the underprivileged in Indian society. On display at Hauser & Wirth, London, until 25 April.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See features some of the world’s top exhibitions. From The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s at the Hamburger Kunsthalle to Magda Biernat’s Adrift series at the Robert Klein Gallery.

Interview with Duncan Forbes, Curator of SITUATIONS at Fotomuseum Winterthur

Interview with Dr Duncan Forbes, SITUATIONS, Fotomuseum Winterthur

We Speak to Dr Duncan Forbes about photographic culture in the digital age and Fotomuseum Winterthur’s new exhibition format, SITUATIONS.

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

This year Art Paris Art Fair demonstrated how inventive and abundant the art scene in Asia still is with Galerie Géraldine Banier’s presentation of work by Korean Jung Min Choi and Francesca Gagliardi.

Armenity: Contemporary Artists from the Armenian Diaspora, The National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Armenity: Armenia in Venice

The National Pavilion for the Republic of Armenia opens at the Venice Biennale in May. Armenia will focus on the curatorial concept of Armenity and reflect on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide.

Cig Harvey: Gardening At Night, Robert Klein Gallery

British-born Cig Harvey, now a resident of Maine and a full-time artist, uses photography to reveal the complexities underlying everyday life and our relationships with family and friends.

The Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Shortlisted Artist Vera Drebusch

The Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Shortlisted Artist Vera Drebusch

Vera Drebusch has been shortlisted in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize. Her performance pieces Preservation and Chocolates can be seen in the Art Prize exhibition, on display at York St Mary’s.

Andrew Browne, Glimpse, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney, Australia

Andrew Browne, Glimpse

Dark shadows, contrasting colours, smooth and ruptured textures fill the works created by artist Andrew Browne (b. 1960) in his latest series Glimpse.

Wim Wenders: Places, Strange and Quiet, in Aesthetica Magazine

Wim Wenders: Places, Strange and Quiet in Aesthetica Magazine

In 2011 Haunch of Venison showcased a collection of work by director and photographer, Wim Wenders. Featured in Aesthetica Issue 40, the show highlighted the artist’s distinctive style and imagery.

HOME 2015 Opening Season, Manchester

HOME 2015 Opening Season

HOME is an international centre for contemporary visual arts, theatre and film, whose opening programme features international collaborations.

Review of Evan Roth: Voices Over the Horizon, Carroll/Fletcher, London

Review of Evan Roth: Voices Over the Horizon, Carroll/Fletcher, London

The internet exists in the physical world spectrally, at once oppressively — or conveniently – pervasive and seemingly intangible, invisible and indefinite.

Nástio Mosquito, Orario di San Ludovico at La Biennale de Venezia, Venice

Nástio Mosquito, Orario di San Ludovico in Venice

Presented by Ikon and Nuova Icona, the Oratorio di San Ludovico will be home to a new video and performance project by Nástio Mosquito. The artist creates exciting and irreverent installations.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015: Call for Entries

ASFF 2015: Call for Entries

With the call for entries open, the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015 presents an opportunity for international filmmakers to showcase their work.

Review of Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman, mac Birmingham

Will Shannon: The Closet Craftsman, Birmingham

Will Shannon describes himself as: “designer, maker, artist, architect, prototyper, workplace designer, maybe”. His exhibition at mac Birmingham seeks to unite the areas of art, craft and design.

Interview with Jasmin Vardimon about Maze at Turner Contemporary

Interview with Jasmin Vardimon about Maze at Turner Contemporary

Maze is a new performance presented by Jasmin Vardimon Company and Turner Contemporary. We speak to Vardimon about her approach to the work and her interest in the individual observer.