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Christina Sanders: Short Fiction Winner

Christina Sanders: Short Fiction Winner

Christina Sanders, winner of the Short Fiction category in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2017, discusses opportunities presented by short form.

Breaking Tradition

Breaking Tradition

The location chosen for V&R’s most recent shows, Palais de Tokyo, is Paris’s most experimental art museum, showcasing the trajectory of the brand.

New Aesthetics

New Aesthetics

Polka Galerie’s retrospective of Joel Meyerowitz concentrates on street photography in New York City, and the embrace of landscape and light.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

The exhibitions in this week’s 5 To See reimagine everyday concepts; the artists provide audiences with fresh encounters of the ordinary.

Influential Modernism

Influential Modernism

Widely acclaimed as a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group, Vanessa Bell was a pivotal player in 20th century British art; Dulwich Picture Gallery illuminate her life.

Meditative Processes

Meditative Processes

New York-based Chinese photographer Shen Wei sets out on a journey across continents for Between Blossoms at Flowers Gallery, New York.

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Competition was established to recognise the best design works internationally. Entries are open until 28 February.

Dynamic Relationships

Dynamic Relationships

Gabriella Kosa explores the relationship between mankind and nature. Within her works, the small squares and geometric forms represent desire for control.

Archaic Resonance

Archaic Resonance

Ruya Foundation’s exhibition at the 57th Venice Biennale displays the work of contemporary Iraqi artists in dialogue with ancient artefacts.

Reflective Structures

Reflective Structures

For his first solo show since 2010, and the first in the new space at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, James Casebere returns to exploring interior spaces.

Representational Worlds

Representational Worlds

A lyrical witticism lies at the heart of Lenny Cornforth’s paintings; her pieces rely on the gentle rhythm of instinctive colour decisions and an attention to form.

Redefining Gender

Redefining Gender

A major group exhibition of contemporary women artists responds to The Fine Art Society’s, London, showcase of the radical and androgynous artist Gluck.

Tumultuous Absorption

Tumultuous Absorption

The Abstract Expressionism show at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is fresh from a groundbreaking run at London’s Royal Academy of Arts.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ian M Dudley: Poetry Winner

Ian M Dudley: Poetry Winner

Poetry Winner Ian M Dudley’s sequence, entitled Business Class, explores the notion of work in a large multinational company.

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.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

A focus on digitalisation forms the central strand of this week’s 5 to see, encompassing surveillance technologies right through to science fiction.

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.

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.

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.

Conceptual Programming

Conceptual Programming

Helen Knowles’ The Trial of Superdebthunterbot is a piece of conceptual art where the calculation of guilt is tried and tested.

Digital Personalities

Digital Personalities

After Us, from the K11 Art Foundation, and the New Museum, examines the possibilities that alternative digital personalities facilitate.

Dynamic Improvisation

Dynamic Improvisation

Sonia Boyce centres on a performance piece that explores issues of power in the interplay between an audience and those on the stage at ICA, London.

Tactile Photography

Tactile Photography

Daisuke Yokota embarks upon investigations into the tactile aspects of photography, seeking to provide new perspectives on the medium.

Transcending Conceptuality

Transcending Conceptuality

Within the digital domain, art is given the ability to transcend physical and conceptual boundaries, to break free from the frame.

The 11th Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries

The 11th Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries

Internationally renowned, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is now open for entries for its 11th year, inviting both emerging and established writers.

Responses to Globalisation

Responses to Globalisation

Japanese artist Tamao Narukawa takes a poetic approach, using metaphors and parables, creating a juxtaposition of humour and seriousness.

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