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Progressive Imagery

Generation Loss constitutes a shimmering cave where mirrored projections, overlapping screens and digital shields choreograph steadily and firmly.

Fluctuating Perspectives

Even immobile objects are in flux. This is one of the insights of Steve McQueen’s Static, a film that instigates new perspectives on the Statue of Liberty.

Parallel Civilisations

The Drift, by London and Beirut-based artist Maeve Bren­nan follows the stories of a handful of in­habitants of modern-day Lebanon.

Impressionistic Filmmaking

The dream-like filmmaking of Kahlil Joseph gets its first solo presentation in New York, including a new black and white piece inspired by Roy DeCarava.

Multi-disciplinary Environments

Join AAP shortlisted artists Webb-Ellis as they discuss the notion of multiple worlds achieved through documentary, performance and video.

Aesthetica Issue 78

In this era of accelerating post-truth and digital manipulation, where fact converges with fiction, we must ask ourselves – what is going on?

Creative Endeavours

Australian born Jules Wright nurtured original female talent through the Women’s Playhouse Trust and founded the Wapping Project in 1981.

Visualising Unrest

The 1980s were a turbulent time in Britain; this decade is the focus of The Place is Here, an exhibition set between the South London Gallery and MIMA.

5 To See: This Weekend

With the weekend in sight, time and space for contemplation is on the horizon. The 5 to See for 14 – 16 July traces the common links in humanity.

Reciprocated Visions

Isaac Julien’s Looking for Langston (1989 / 2017) is a landmark film that explores the private world of poet, social activist and columnist Langston Hughes.

Cinematic Disposition

Devotional Document (Part I), at Nottingham Contemporary is Wu Tsang’s first solo show in the UK, evoking performative states of impossibility.

5 To See: This Weekend

Our 5 To See for 30 June – 2 July invites us to reach out to those around us; Susan Hefuna’s performance looks at locality; Otobong Nkanga explores the land.

5 To See: This Weekend

For 23-25 June, we take our first transatlantic trip of the summer season. Gagosian presents Carsten Höller’s playful sculptures, whilst MAC pays tribute to Olafur Eliasson’s environmentally-linked practice.

5 To See: Art Basel

Throughout the weekend, the city of Basel is transformed by close to 100,000 visitors, 4,000 artists, 291 galleries and 100 large-scale pieces.

AAP: Creating Connections

Griselda Goldsbrough draws upon the works in this year’s Art Prize to explore the different ways in which we can benefit from connecting with the arts.

Cultural Reflections

Sooni Taraporevala’s close relationship with her home-city, Mumbai, is depicted in the 30 images selected for Home in the City at the Whitworth.

Conceptualised Topography

Artist Victoria Lucas draws inspiration from JG Ballard’s Concrete Island in a show that interrogates the constructs of culture and gender representation.

Issue 77 Available Now

Our June / July issue considers the current state of flux; in this age of digital alienation, it’s important to make time for reflection.

AAP: Identifying Themes

Griselda Goldsbrough leads an informative tour identifying themes in the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition from 12:30 on 8 June at York Art Gallery.

AAP: Winners Announced

The winners were announced for the Main Prize and the Emerging Prize at last night’s Private View and Prize Giving at the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition.

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