Mariano Pensotti: Cineastas

Argentine author and director, Mariano Pensotti, is best known for creating theatre that explores the tension between fiction and reality. The director is heralded as an important creative in Argentina.

Interview with Andy Holden of The Grubby Mitts

Acclaimed artist Andy Holden has teamed up with Roger Illingworth, Johnny Parry, John Blamey and James MacDowell to form an experimental band breaking the boundaries between art and music.

Picturing New Sounds

For four decades, with his ground-breaking label, Manfred Eicher has changed how jazz and other experimental genres are thought about, recorded and visually represented.

Interview with Christopher Wilmot-Sitwell on Art Fund and cazenove+loyd

The Art Fund has teamed up with one of the most respected names in the travel industry, cazenove+loyd, to offer audiences insightful and luxurious art tours to international destinations.

Review of Jeff Koons, Pompidou Centre, Paris

In this retrospective of American artist Jeff Koons, Pompidou Centre provides viewers with an illuminating chronology on the evolution of one of contemporary art’s most controversial figures.

FutureEverything Festival, 25-28 February, Manchester

FutureEverything is not staging a retrospective, but a platform for a global community to collaboratively reflect on the bleeding edges of art, academia, design and business.

Manual Cinema: Mementos Mori, MCA Chicago

Manual Cinema’s Mementos Mori is a feature-length cinematic shadow play that combines overhead projectors, intricate paper puppets, sound effects, a live onstage chamber ensemble, and live actors to discuss digital culture.

London Short Film Festival Announces 2015 Programme

For the 12th year, London Short Film Festival returns with an outstanding programme of short films. Running 9 – 18 January, the festival aims to prove that the UK is truly a hotbed of film creativity.

Playtime, Cornerhouse, Manchester

Moving sites in spring 2015, Manchester-based cross art form organisation, Cornerhouse, closes its current space with nine artists, filmmakers and musicians celebrating the iconic venue: Rosa Barba, Niklas Goldbach and more.

What is David Bowie, David Bowie in Aesthetica Magazine

There are few musicians who can parallel the aesthetic and imaginative influence of David Bowie – master of storytelling, fantasy and re-invention – over the past five decades. The characters and constructions of Bowie’s imagination have transcended the boundaries of music.

Unconventional Design: Discover Aesthetica Issue 62, Official Trailer

The December/ January issue of Aesthetica is available to purchase online and in stores internationally. In Issue 62, we focus on the unconventional. It’s a celebration of practitioners who are experimenting in their field.

Haunted Reflections

Elizabeth “Gazelle Twin” Bernholz’s new release UNFLESH trades in disturbingly sensual electronica inspired by body horror, puberty and high school sports.

Jo-ey Tang, curator at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, discusses Inside China

Palais de Tokyo, Paris, continues to enhance it’s international agenda with Inside China – L’intérieur du Géant, running alongside the major exhibition, Inside, and opening 20 October.

The Other Art Fair, London

The Other Art Fair places the spotlight on emerging artists and connects art lovers of all tastes and experience, directly with 130 of the most talented and unrepresented artists. It runs from 16-19 October at the Old Truman Brewery.

Noise, Desire and Power

Mish Way, front woman of fierce Vancouver outfit White Lung, meditates on her personal punk tenets for surviving and thriving in the 21st century.

RITE OF PASSAGE: The Early Years of Vienna Actionism, 1960 – 1966

RITE OF PASSAGE is New York’s first major exhibition devoted to the early years of the 20th century avant-garde movement, Vienna Actionism. The exhibition is a representative survey of the formative years of Vienna Actionism.

David Farrell, Iconic Images of the Greatest Artists, Osborne Samuel

This exhibition currently on display is the first survey of works by David Farrell since his death last year, and showcases images of famous sitters from Louis Armstrong and Laurence Olivier, to Anthony Caro and the Rolling Stones.

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival is Awarded BAFTA Accreditation

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival is delighted to announce it is now a BAFTA recognised festival, an achievement that is unprecedented for a festival in its fourth year. Programme released in September.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries Countdown: Finalist Ingrid Hu

There is still time to enter the Aesthetica Art Prize, which welcomes submissions from artists working across media from photography to painting, installation to sculpture and performance to film.

MANIFESTA 10, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Manifesta originated in the post-communist period in the 1990s with the aim of balancing the gap between East and West, North and South. Manifesta considers art’s poetic and political nature.