Social Mediations

Nothing Stable Under Heaven features works by 25 artists drawn from SFMOMA’s contemporary collection focusing on social and political resistance.

Holzer: Language Systems

Tate Modern’s Artist’s Rooms: Jenny Holzer opens, featuring a diverse range of text-based work by the American artist.

Artists’ Film Screenings

The domestic landscape holds complex emotions at its core. Works from the Aesthetica Art Prize’s longlist of Artists’ Films explore these feelings.

Cinematic Perspectives

Gail Albert Halaban’s large-scale, stylised works possess a dark and cinematic sense of voyeurism, addressing themes of 21st century disconnection.

Unseen Environments

Anthropocene at Art Gallery of Ontario brings together science and art, unearthing the scale of industrial activity on the planet.

Documenting the Self

An exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts, Petersburgh, examines how photographers capture and rewrite notions of identity.

Future Forms

London Design Festival showcases products from Zaha Hadid Design, a studio known for its innovative approach to geometry.

Cultural Developments

The V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, opens this September, offering the city a new and dynamic creative centre.

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.