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Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition

The fifth Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition opens on Friday 26 May and continues until 10 September, presenting innovative works by 16 international artists at York…

Exchanging Ideas

On the first day of the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, there is a unique opportunity to hear directly from a selection of shortlisted artists.

Ideological Presence

Anne-Marie Creamer’s Treatment for Six Characters is part of the Aesthetica Art Prize Longlist. See this work at York Art Gallery from 26 May.

Artistic Portraits

The Edinburgh International Festival reveals its 2017 International Festival Portraits series: a collection of intimately filmed interviews with six artists.

Political Systems

Eunhyung Kim’s Street is part of the Aesthetica Art Prize Longlist. The film is screened at York Art Gallery from 26 May coinciding with Future Now.

Immersive Cinematography

Toby Dye’s The Corridor is a love letter to the work of Stanley Kubrick. The video installation has been shortlisted for the 2017 Aesthetica Art Prize.

5 To See: This Weekend

As the Venice Biennale opens its doors, we discover the many exhibitions taking place across the Venetian city, 13-14 May.

New Connections

The 16 practitioners who have been shortlisted for this year’s Aesthetica Art prize discuss contemporary themes and methods of working at Future Now.

Colossal Relics

The first major solo exhibition dedicated to the British artist Damien Hirst in Italy since his 2004 retrospective opens across two Venetian venues.

Venice Biennale: Nigerian Identity

The inaugural Nigerian Pavilion comes to the Venice Biennale featuring the work of three leading Nigerian artists and exploring themes of identity.

Future Now: Meet the Artists

Creatives from the 2017 Aesthetica Art Prize shortlist and longlist participate in a closing event at Future Now; hear from this year’s line-up.

HOME: Cinematic Ecologies

Sarah Perks (HOME, Manchester) delves into the various worlds of Artists’ Film, and the spaces in-between, ahead of a session at Future Now.

5 To See: This Weekend

Our 5 To See for 5-7 May compiles a selection of international exhibitions that question our positioning within contemporary life.

Uncanny Perspectives

Yuge Zhou is a Chinese born, Chicago-based artist whose video and installation works explore the complex interactions between humans and their environment.

Unknown Territories

This summer the Barbican Centre celebrates the history and ingenuity of Science Fiction across the disciplines of art, design, film and literature.

Synthesised Identity

The processes of identity and image production are intertwined in Martine Syms’ practice, who exposes the public’s constant interaction with mass culture.

Spatial Linguistics

Fabrica Director Liz Whitehead brings Ipek Duben’s multi-screen film installation THEY/ONLAR to to the Brighton-based gallery after seeing it at SALT, Istanbul.

Conciliating Landscapes

Elger Esser’s current focus is on the countries of the near East; Morgenland was created during his travels in Lebanon, Egypt and Israel from 2004 to 2015.

5 To See

We line up an extraordinary series of shows this bank holiday weekend. LACMA surveys the Dwan Gallery and LOOK/17 explores urbanism in photography.

Unearthing Narratives

Excavating layers of urban developments and ruinous archaeological sites, Maeve Brennan’s The Drift (2017) traces shifting economies in contemporary Lebanon.

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