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Interview with CFCCA Director Zoe Dunbar and Associate Curator Lu Pei-yi, Micro Micro Revolution

Interview with CFCCA Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi

CFCCA opens its gallery to socially and environmentally concerned artists in Micro Micro Revolution. We speak to Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi ahead of the preview launch.

From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola, MoMA

Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola, MoMA

MoMA presents the first survey of avant-garde artists Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola, looking at their individual achievements in photography, film, advertising, and graphic design.

Interview with Ed Atkins, Performance Capture, Manchester International Festival

Interview with Ed Atkins

As part of this year’s Manchester International Festival (MIF), artist Ed Atkins will be drawing back the digital curtain with Performance Capture. At Manchester Art Gallery from 4 July.

The Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize is Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize is an annual award that celebrates excellence in contemporary art. It is now in its eighth year, and welcomes submissions from emerging and established artists.

Doug Aitken, Station to Station, in UK Cinemas

Internationally acclaimed artist Doug Aitken’s latest filmic piece Station to Station takes viewers on a journey from New York to San Francisco in 10 stops, over 24 days. Watch the trailer.

Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Tate Liverpool

Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Tate Liverpool

Glenn Ligon, one of America’s most significant contemporary artists, has curated a show which could be deemed his ‘ideal museum’. Featured artists include Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol.

Shubbak Festival: London’s Largest Biennial of Arabic Art

Shubbak Festival: London’s Largest Biennial of Arabic Art

Shubbak Festival is London’s largest biennial of Arabic art and takes place across the city at various art venues. The event provides a window on the contemporary culture of the Arab world.

ART Santa Fe, 9-12 July

Art Santa Fe, 9-12 July

The city of Santa Fe welcomes artists from around the world for its annual celebration of contemporary art and culture, this year marking the 15th anniversary of renowned festival, Art Santa Fe.

Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening, Barbican Centre, London

Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening, Barbican Centre

American multi-media artist Doug Aitken curates a vast project encompassing the indoor and outdoor spaces of Barbican for 30 days, including work from 100 artists such as Martin Creed and Jeremy Deller.

VOLTA 11, Basel, 15-20 June

Opening in Basel for its 11th anniversary, VOLTA proves its worth as a champion of new and emerging artists. VOLTA made its debut in 2005, creating a platform for international galleries.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See: Smell of First Snow is a breath-taking and ethereal exhibition from Shirazeh Houshiary in London, standing in sharp contrast to the Louise Bourgeois show at Haus der Kunst in Munich.

10 Degree Shows to See

With an influx of art students leaving university over the summer, Aesthetica has pin-pointed the top 10 degree shows to attend in order to keep up to speed with new emerging artist talent.

The heart is deceitful above all things, HOME, Manchester

The heart is deceitful above all things, HOME

HOME’s inaugural exhibition, The heart is deceitful above all things, presents a mixture of exciting new commissions and existing artworks and is co-curated by Sarah Perks and Omar Kholeif.

Interview with Experience Bryon, Course Leader at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

We Speak to Experience Bryon, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Through both practical and conceptual work, Performance Practice as Research at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama provides students the space to study performance.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See is a whirlwind tour around the globe. Frédéric Brenner decorates the walls of the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, and Tate plays host to a retrospective of Agnes Martins’ work.

Aesthetica Issue 65, June / July Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 65 Out Now

In Issue 65 we explore new territories. We consider how art influences fashion and how in turn these disciplines influence almost everything from architecture and interior design to popular culture.

Acrobats Demystified

Acrobats Demystified

The 7 Fingers return with their acclaimed piece, Traces, which explores what it means to have a shared human experience.

Julia Vogl: Tysons Tiles, Tysons, Virginia

Julia Vogl: Tysons Tiles, Tysons, Virginia

Set up by the Arts Council of Fairfax County, from May 18 through to August 3, artist Julia Vogl will begin installing public artworks across Tysons following a community engagement project.

Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

Live music, satirical cartoons and theatre on wheels – these are some of the spectacles showcased at Chorlton Arts Festival in Manchester, whose eclectic programme is as ambitious as ever.

Interview with Artist Julie Brook, Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 Shortlist

Interview with Artist Julie Brook, Daiwa Foundation

We speak to British artist Julie Brook about the impact of being shortlisted for the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize and her interests in working with a selection of uninhabited and remote landscapes.

The 46th Art Basel, Switzerland

The 46th Art Basel, Switzerland

Artists from across the globe are represented at the 46th edition of the international art show Art Basel, with 283 leading galleries presenting a selection from 33 countries which ranges from key figures of 20th century modernism to new and emerging artists at the forefront of contemporary practice.

Interview with Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects and Sounds, Frieze New York

Interview with Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects & Sounds

Frieze New York 2015 sees Cecilia Alemani curate the art fair’s Projects and Sounds programme which features work from Korakrit Arunanondchai, Pia Camil, Alicja Kwade and Xaviera Simmons.

One Month To Go: Enter the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015

One Month To Go: ASFF 2015

There is one month to go to enter short film into ASFF 2015. Until 31 May, entries are open for the fifth year of the BAFTA qualifying festival, a dynamic addition to the international film festival circuit.

Numbercult – Articulations, CCA Glasgow

Numbercult – Articulations, CCA Glasgow

For the latest in their Cryptic Nights series of events, Glasgow producing art house Cryptic presents new work from Craig Ritchie Allan, who, under the name Numbercult, creates performances.

Defining the Territory: Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974

Defining the Territory: Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974

The first large-scale survey of Land Art took place at MOCA, Los Angeles, in 2012. This exhibition looked at the historical origins of artists’ interactions with landscape. Featured in issue 48.

Interview with Cliff Andrade, Longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

AAP Interview: Cliff Andrade

Inspired by research-based social documentary projects, Andrade transforms real objects and events into dramatically-lit photographic tableaux.

Interview with Matt Hawthorn, Head of Art and Design at York St John University and Aesthetica Art Prize Speaker

Interview with Matt Hawthorn, Aesthetica Art Prize Speaker

We speak to Matt Hawthorn, Head of Art and Design at York St John University, about his current research into the identity and importance of performance in today’s contemporary art world.

Interview with Artist Zoë Hough on The Microbial Verdict : You Live Until You Die

Interview with Zoë Hough

Arebyte Gallery opens a solo exhibition by Zoë Hough which explores issues surrounding ageing and the desire for control over our bodies.

Interview with Choreographer Alexander Whitley

Interview with Alexander Whitley, Choreographer of Frames, London

Alexander Whitley continues his collaboration with artists Tuur Van Balen and Revital Cohen to create a piece that explores how ideas of production relate to and make an impact upon the body.

Los Carpinteros, Parasol Unit, London

Los Carpinteros: Parasol Unit

Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros, is formed of duo Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodríguez who create humorous installations and sculptures.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015: Longlisted Artist Filmmaker Annina Roescheisen

AAP: Annina Roescheisen

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. We shine a spotlight on longlisted artist Annina Roescheisen and her melancholic video piece What are you Fishing for?

Interview with Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director of Art Brussels

Interview: Katerina Gregos, Artistic Director, Art Brussels

Art Brussels returns for its 33rd year this April. Ahead of the opening, we speak to artistic director Katerina Gregos about her favourite parts of this year’s fair and her work with not-for-profit spaces.

Helen Sear, ...the rest is smoke, Wales in Venice, La Biennale de Venezia, Venice

Helen Sear, Wales in Venice

The Arts Council of Wales has selected artist Helen Sear to represent Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Our 5 To See features some of the world’s top exhibitions. From The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s at the Hamburger Kunsthalle to Magda Biernat’s Adrift series at the Robert Klein Gallery.

Interview with Duncan Forbes, Curator of SITUATIONS at Fotomuseum Winterthur

Interview with Dr Duncan Forbes, SITUATIONS, Fotomuseum Winterthur

We Speak to Dr Duncan Forbes about photographic culture in the digital age and Fotomuseum Winterthur’s new exhibition format, SITUATIONS.

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

Review of Art Paris Art Fair

This year Art Paris Art Fair demonstrated how inventive and abundant the art scene in Asia still is with Galerie Géraldine Banier’s presentation of work by Korean Jung Min Choi and Francesca Gagliardi.

The Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Shortlisted Artist Vera Drebusch

The Aesthetica Art Prize: Interview with Shortlisted Artist Vera Drebusch

Vera Drebusch has been shortlisted in this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize. Her performance pieces Preservation and Chocolates can be seen in the Art Prize exhibition, on display at York St Mary’s.

Andrew Browne, Glimpse, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney, Australia

Andrew Browne, Glimpse

Dark shadows, contrasting colours, smooth and ruptured textures fill the works created by artist Andrew Browne (b. 1960) in his latest series Glimpse.

HOME 2015 Opening Season, Manchester

HOME 2015 Opening Season

HOME is an international centre for contemporary visual arts, theatre and film, whose opening programme features international collaborations.

Nástio Mosquito, Orario di San Ludovico at La Biennale de Venezia, Venice

Nástio Mosquito, Orario di San Ludovico in Venice

Presented by Ikon and Nuova Icona, the Oratorio di San Ludovico will be home to a new video and performance project by Nástio Mosquito. The artist creates exciting and irreverent installations.

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