AAP 2019: Alec Von Bargen

Alec Von Bargen’s photographic series Under the Blue Skies of Agok captures profoundly intimate moments of displaced peoples in South Sudan.

Unearthing the Canon

“I couldn’t think of a better place to have a dialogue about art today and what it can be.” – Jeff Koons on his new show at Ashmolean, Oxford.

Spatial Fluidity

South Korean artist Kimsooja’s To Breathe uses light and mirrors to explore meditative and transformative experiences of space.

5 to Read: This Month

Immersive installation, visionary architecture and artists’ postcards come together in February 2019’s compilation of must-read publications.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2019

Covering themes from technology and urbanisation to population growth and climate change, the Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlist is announced.

Future Now: Rethinking Design

The Aesthetica Future Now Symposium 2019 welcomes speakers to discuss the responsibility of design for shaping more sustainable societies.

Interior Worlds

Daniel Forero’s Reflections series was inspired by wanting to bring the beauty of the outside world into the photography studio.

5 to See: This Weekend

February begins with a selection of inspiring photography and video exhibitions. Each responds to changing ideas of place and time.

The February / March Issue

Issue 87, Idea Generation, takes stock of what’s to come in the future of art, design, architecture and photography. Find out more about the issue.

Rhythms from the City

Eamonn Doyle has quickly moved from DJ to street photographer, documenting Dublin’s inhabitants through an anonymous, isolated lens.

Seminal Construction

Bauhaus is celebrated this year; at its centenary, the school continues to assert its legacy with classic aesthetics and collaborative sensibilities.

Digital Identities

How can art make sense of the digital age? BALTIC investigates new possibilities offered by technology in relation to citizenship and activism.

Seaside Culture

Martin Parr’s Beach Therapy, a new publication from Damiani, presents an optimistic, communal portrait of human experience and leisure time.

10 to See: Photo Festivals 2019

Aesthetica’s selection of international photography festivals to watch looks to the future, celebrating new media and fresh talent.

Dining Iconography

Photographs from across artistic and commercial practices question our diets as a hinge-point for expressing identity, personal beliefs and status.

Fragile Geography

Helene Schmitz is one of Sweden’s most acknowledged photographers, focusing on humanity’s complicated relationship to nature.

Revered Construction

Jan Prengel conveys the silent beauty of structures through minimalist perspectives, deeply influenced by the sprawling growth of urban European cities.

Debate. Discuss. Connect.

Aesthetica’s Future Now Symposium brings together institutions, galleries and publications to creatively engage with 21st century questions.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects five photography and video shows across the UK, France and US, looking to experiences of migration and disconnection.

Translating Visions

World of WearableArt is looking for artists and designers to to blur the lines between fashion and fine art with their annual competition.