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5 to See: This Weekend

This week’s new exhibitions and must-see photography festivals navigate environmental, avant-garde and intimate photography.

Creative Regeneration

Public artworks offer opportunities for cultural engagement and social exchange. Folkestone Artworks offers 15 new installations for 2019.

Hidden Details

The genres of fashion, portrait, art and landscape photography collide in an exhibition of Erik Madigan Heck at Staley-Wise Gallery.

Contemporary Perspectives

The ninth edition of MIA Photo Fair opens in Milan, bringing together 135 international exhibitors to interpret today’s world.

Visions of a Continent

Impressions Gallery presents work by a generation of visual artists and filmmakers addressing what it means to live in Africa today.

Expressions of Identity

Scottish National Portrait Gallery launches a timely photographic investigation into notions of self-expression, performance and truth.

Landscape as Myth

London-based Alexander Missen examines the relationship between ideas and their aesthetics – how they manifest within our world.

Charting Discovery

Vincent Fournier’s Space Utopia is a collection of images documenting traces of exploration – pointing to future possibilities just out of reach.

Refreshing Forms

Bubbletecture is the intriguing new book which explores the playful yet functional uses of pneumatic structures through over 200 projects.

The Present Moment

For its 25th anniversary, Sonic Acts took on the HEREAFTER as its theme: an already-present future of algorithmic and ecological disaster.

5 to See: This Weekend

Street photography, fashion imagery and analogue film feature in this week’s exhibitions Each show pushes the limits of form and concept.

Wrapping the Body

Jennie Granholm’s works depict the struggles we face internally – physically, emotionally. The photographs explore the weight of expectations.

Global Connections

Hanna Moon and Joyce Ng respond to life in a globalised and interconnected world, navigating multiple languages and spaces through images.

Visual Proximity

Model Arbus Goldin pays homage to eclectic works from three of the most defining female entrepreneurs of American photography.

Complex Semantics

Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf turns 60, and for this occasion unveils a major retrospective has at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Jenn Nkiru Wins the Aesthetica Art Prize 2019

Jenn Nkiru is the winner of the Aesthetica Art Prize. Rebirth Is Necessary is a dreamlike film centred on the magic and dynamism of Blackness.

Immersive Journeys

Fashioned Worlds is a new exhibition positioning fashion as a portal through which to access a multiplicity of narratives and perspectives.

Evolving Practice

Renowned Magnum photojournalist Moises Saman discusses a new body of fashion imagery, demonstrating the evolving nature of the genre.

Responsive Artwork

The Other Art Fair returns to The Old Truman Brewery, London, for the 34th edition. The event responds to the timely theme of Greener Future.

5 to Read: This Month

Aesthetica’s top five publications for March highlight influential architectural movements, poignant photography and the history of colour.

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