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Urban Manoeuvres

New York hosts the seventh edition of the Performa Biennial this November. This year’s collaboration, brings together creatives that consider urban life.

Global Imaginations

The Design Museum, London, has announced the shortlist for the 10th anniversary celebrations of the world’s best designs.

Spatial Environments

Ambienti/Environments centres on Lucio Fontana’s pioneering work in the realm of installation art, along with a selection of his seminal Ambienti spaziali.

Sublime Landscapes

Adam Jeppesen searches for the silence and spirituality in desolate landscapes and the physical elements in his latest exhibition, Out of Camp.

Sequential Urbanity

Swedish photographer Mårten Lange has released a The Mechanism, a despondent sequence that forms a sci-fi story about contemporary life.

Design Materials

Plywood: Material of the Modern World at the V&A, London, explores how a frequently overlooked material, plywood, has revolutionised design and creative practices over the past 150 years.

Critical Re-examination

Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th century, designing over 1000 buildings. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, stages a 150th anniversary celebration of his birth.

Creative Synergy

For the 2017 London Design Festival, the hub is at the V&A, further deepening the strong link between a world-leading collection of art and innovation.

Graphic Consideration

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s latest project, Creche Ropponmatsu Kindergarten, Fukuoka, further develops her explorations of colour.

Hyper-real Perspectives

Kate Ballis’s Infra Realism sits in the mysterious realm between reality and the surreal. Residing in a lucid dreamscape, it is familiar yet subversive.

Charting Photo-Modernism

E.O. Hoppé’s provides meditations on shifting ideals, revelling in the structural complexity and cultural acceleration that was unravelling in Germany.

Symbiotic Landscapes

Maik Lipp takes a clean, graphic approach to modern metropolis. Mixed Minimal isolates the beauty of lone architectural elements.

Aesthetica Issue 78

In this era of accelerating post-truth and digital manipulation, where fact converges with fiction, we must ask ourselves – what is going on?

Charting Innovation

The RIBA Stirling Prize is presented to RIBA Chartered Architects and International Fellows for seminal constructions.

Digitalised Heritage

Japanese collective teamLab execute a project where non-material digital art can turn into nature without harming its surroundings.

Institutional Development

The V&A’s, London, Exhibition Road Quarter is now open, providing a courtyard as well as a gallery intended to house temporary exhibitions.

Investigative Structures

Barcelona plays host to an exposition of the role of a relatively new process, forensic architecture, which is shown to be increasingly vital in a post-truth world.

Public Illumination

Jenny Holzer’s projections take over Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. Working with veterans of recent conflicts, the work fills the interiors.

Community Ideals

The Vitra Design Museum presents an alternative to an increasingly urbanised society where affordable housing seems like an unattainable idea.

Concrete Worlds

Founding directors of The Modern House Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill shine a new light on Modernist architecture from the 1920s to the present day.

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