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Theatrical Encounters

Lonneke van der Palen’s practice focuses on creating artificial sets. Highly stylised, the images focus on nature of circulated media and constructed realities.

A Shifting Topography

Berenice Abbott’s works represent a community in flux, documenting New York’s changing landscape through light and form.

5 to See: This Weekend

From UK beaches to Latin and Central America, must-see exhibitions open 21-22 July are defined by a sense of place and local identity.

Changing Perceptions

The shortlist exhibition for Artes Mundi 8 brings together visionary contemporary artists engaging with timely socio-political issues.

Manipulated Space

Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture explores the changing dialogues between viewer, photographer and architect.

A Bold Vision

Hatje Cantz’s new publication, James Turrell: Extraordinary Ideas – Realized,  features bold images of the artist’s visionary installations.

Otherworldly Arenas

Intrigued by social phenomena, Al Mefer’s photographs call upon artificial elements, using an intriguing interplay between shadow and colour.

Vibrant Installation

Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Liz West’s new site-specific sculpture transforms the space into a colourful arena for aesthetic appreciation.

Cultural Awareness

There are more than 270 nationalities and 300 languages spoken in London. Shows at Calvert 22, Foam and NOW Gallery celebrate this diversity.

Aitken: Redefining Cinema

Doug Aitken’s Song 1 is an all-encompassing video piece that leads viewers into a mesmerising cinematic space.

Escaping Digitalisation

Jacqueline Hassink documents a number of the planet’s dwindling “white spots”, lacking wifi and cellular coverage, shown at Benrubi Gallery.

Saraceno: Future Cities

Tomás Saraceno is known for examining the crossroads of art, science and architecture. A new presentation offers a multisensory arena.

Discerning Eye: Women in the Arts

Fashion designer and artist Sadie Clayton, one of 2018’s ING Discerning Eye selectors, discusses the importance of the initiative.

Illusory Arenas

Georges Rousse’s practice occupies the intersection between photography, painting and architecture, creating otherworldly scenes.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s key exhibitions respond to a fast-paced digital world through otherworldly installations, architectural surveys and video works.

Convex Environments

Galleri F15 presents key works by Anish Kapoor, whose sculptures evoke curiosity over the relationship between space and object,

A Developing Genre

More than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Triennial of Photography Hamburg offers a range of perspectives on urban environments.

Eclectic Installations

Whilst science fiction and futurism are a constant in Lee Bul’s work, an eclectic approach to material makes for an immersive experience.

Constructed Reality

In The Potemkin Village, Gregor Sailer captures illusionistic architecture around the world, from military training camps to replica cities.

Kusama: Boundless Forms

Victoria Miro, London, announces an exhibition of new paintings, sculptures and installations by Japan’s best-known living artist, Yayoi Kusama.

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