Participatory Environments

Participatory Environments

Dylan Fox’s practice explores the physical, medical, emotional and social elements of gender transition, specifically designing works to replicate feelings of frustration.

Dystopian Perspectives

Dystopian Perspectives

For Watched! – Surveillance Art and Photography, C/O Berlin and the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation address the culture of surveillance.

Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 recently launched, kick-starting a 365 day programme of cultural events and creativity inspired by the area.

Evoking Photorealism

Evoking Photorealism

An award-winning artist based in New Zealand, Shirley Cresswell has developed an attention to light, resulting in three-dimensional compositions.

Visionary Collaborations

Visionary Collaborations

Jeu de Paume joins forces with the Centre Pompidou for a retrospective of Eli Lotar, which draws upon the Centre’s photographic archives.

A’ Design Awards & Competition: Call for Entries

A’ Design Awards & Competition: Call for Entries

The A’ Design Award was founded in 2010 in order to highlight, advertise and become an advocate for design that looks towards a better future.

Historical Transformations

Historical Transformations

Mahmoud Bakhshi centres on the infamous Cinema Rex fire in Abadan, South Iran, as the focus of a new immersive installation.

Art Rotterdam 2017

Art Rotterdam 2017

The Van Nelle Fabriek factory will play host to the eighteenth edition of Art Rotterdam, returning this February for a celebration of the industry.

Oppositional Dialogues

Oppositional Dialogues

For taxidermist and jeweller, Julia deVille, the most considered aspect of creation is finding a balance between pathos, humour and dignified realism.

Ritualised Beliefs

Ritualised Beliefs

Nathan Coley explores the ways that architecture reflects on and conditions the social environment at Parafin Gallery, London.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

This week’s 5 To See reflects on the everyday experiences, from a consideration of migration, to an examination of rapidly increasing capitals.

Digitalised Constructivism

Digitalised Constructivism

Thomas Dane gallery, London, hosts Kasten’s first solo, UK-based exhibition, introducing the medium of moving image for the first time.

Contemporary Authenticity

Contemporary Authenticity

In a world dominated by digital technologies, the authenticity of Jeff Cowen’s (b.1966) work has a distinctive appeal.

Interrogating Architecture

Interrogating Architecture

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, questions what we know and understand about architecture in the group exhibition [Re]construct.

Negative Space

Negative Space

Through film and sculpture, with a particular emphasis on sound, Oliver Beer considers the physical properties and emotional values of objects.

Chaotic Consumerism

Chaotic Consumerism

The immersive installation from Sophia Al Maria, EVERYTHING MUST GO, captures the chaotic, almost apocalyptic nature of consumerism.

Aesthetica Issue 75 Available Now

Aesthetica Issue 75 Available Now

The February / March edition of Aesthetica Magazine focuses on the beauty of pausing for a while in response to contemporary existence.

Altered Perceptions

Altered Perceptions

Brooke DiDonato pairs human experiences with uncanny visual elements and invites the subconscious into a playground of domestic settings.

Utopian Geographies

Utopian Geographies

J Bennett Fitts’ images display contrasts between urbanity and nature; saturated blues are placed against the muted palettes of utopian structures.

Prismatic Compositions

Prismatic Compositions

Innovative photographic duo JUCO’s material provides an explosion of energy and blurs the lines between fine art and commercial assignments.

Visual Sanctuaries

Visual Sanctuaries

Reginald Van de Velde’s photographs provide an oasis for reflection on the passage of time, offering a new perspective on abandoned settings.

Gestural Frameworks

Gestural Frameworks

In Anna Di Prospero’s Urban self-portrait series angles of contemporary cities reach an intriguing equilibrium with expressive bodily contortions.

Youthful Effervescence

Youthful Effervescence

Aaron Feaver’s infectious oeuvre snapshots youth with optimism and compositional air. Bold, indulgent palettes reflect the lifestyles within the frames.

Cultural Illumination

Cultural Illumination

In the hidden depths of Australia’s most extraordinary museum, United Visual Artists uncover the lineage of creative expression.

Universal Reflections

Universal Reflections

Three major international fairs not only showcase new innovations in design but demonstrate the changing dynamic of art and commerce.

Conceptual Values

Conceptual Values

Strata – the title of Amie Siegel’s newest exhibition at South London Gallery – denotes a series of layers which are embedded within moving-images.

Pioneering Conceptuality

Pioneering Conceptuality

Serpentine Gallery, London, charts the career and legacy of John Latham, a figure regarded as a pioneer of British conceptual art.

Archival Interrogation

Archival Interrogation

An investigation into the relationship between narrative and imagery characterises the work of American artist Lisa Oppenheim.

Atmospheric Narratives

Atmospheric Narratives

On the occasion of Arte Fiera, MAST Foundation opens Work in Motion: The Video Camera’s Eye on Social and Economic Behaviour.

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017

Two newly commissioned pieces by Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek are premiered as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017.

Cylindrical Phenomena

Cylindrical Phenomena

Perception, movement and the relationship between the viewer and their surroundings are central themes within Olafur Eliasson’s practice.

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

PHOTOFAIRS: Digital Horizons

Lauren Marsolier’s images alleviate the world of specific details and are displayed at PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco, courtesy of Robert Koch Gallery.

Artes Mundi 7: Global Connections

Artes Mundi 7: Global Connections

John Akomfrah OBE has been awarded £40,000 courtesy of Artes Mundi for the 2016 film Auto Da Fé, chosen from six socially responsive works.

Order and Spontaneity

Order and Spontaneity

The volatility of Chinese ink provides a new language through which Paula Klien contemplates change and the construction of art.

Mechanical Transformation

Mechanical Transformation

Vitra Design Museum both demonstrates the many forms that robots take today and raises awareness of the correlating ethical, social and political issues.

The Legacy of Science Fiction

The Legacy of Science Fiction

A festival-style exhibition delves into the storytelling roots of science fiction, a genre which has captures imaginations around the world for decades.

Sternfeld’s America

Sternfeld’s America

For the American Prospects series, Joel Sternfeld traverses the US in order to capture the essential character of the country.

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

Roger Mayne: Youthful Nuances

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, hosts the first major exhibition (since 1999) of Roger Mayne, including the notorious 1960s snapshots of London.

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair is South Asia’s principal showcase of contemporary art and a gateway to the region’s cultural produce returning to New Delhi from 2-5 February.

Contemporary Self-Expression

Contemporary Self-Expression

From Selfie to Self-Expression is the world’s first exhibition documenting the history of the selfie, exploring its roots and cultural relevance.