Building Momentum

Producing atmospheric works, Lara Jade is setting trends in the world of fashion, portraiture and commercial photography both in the UK and abroad.

Performative Landscapes: Shaun Gladwell: Stereo Sequences, ACMI, Melbourne.

Text by Emily Bour Arriving at Shaun Gladwell’s Stereo Sequences exhibition, currently showing at the Australian Center for the Moving Image in Melbourne (ACMI), one…

Multi Sensory Experiences: InTransit Festival, 22-31 July, London.

Text by Nathan Breeze Built in 1962 by the Architects Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall and Partners, The Commonwealth Institute, characterised by a distinctive parabolic copper roof…

1986 Chernobyl: Jane and Louise Wilson, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton.

Jane and Louise Wilson were born in Newcastle and currently live and work in London. Using film, photography and sculpture, the Wilsons have created a…

Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010, Whitechapel Gallery, London.

Review by Paul Hardman There is a moment in the film that accompanies the Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010 exhibition, when the artist seems momentarily irritated…

Sibylle Bergemann: The Poetry of Polaroids: C/O Berlin.

Review by Katerina Valdivia Bruch Quoting Susan Sontag in her book On Photography (1977), “All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to…

Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the 20th Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Review by Karla Evans Mounting an exhibition that addresses 75 years worth of work and features over 50 photographers is no meagre task. Compliments then…

BT Northern Ireland Press Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2011, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Every year The Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association (NIPPA) launches its search for the best photo journalists across Northern Ireland. Through the BT Northern Ireland…

Postmodernist Appropriation, Ron English: Skin Deep, Lazarides Gallery, London.

Review by Mallory Nanny, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London In his first UK exhibition…

Re-thinking Notions of Authority and Authenticity: November 22, 1948, Marcel van Eeden, Sprüth Magers, London.

Review by Emily Sack, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. Paper and pencil are typically…

Experiments in Time and Space: Q&A with Jane Won, curator of Catherine Yass, DLWP, Bexhill on Sea.

Catherine Yass Exhibition from De La Warr Pavilion on Vimeo. Interview by Bethany Rex Catherine Yass is a leading contemporary photographer and film-maker whose work…

Twenty: Celebrating 20 Years of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

Review by Rosa Abbott The Irish Museum of Modern Art is celebrating its 20th anniversary with Twenty – an exhibition drawing upon its existing collections…

Review:Dissipated and Isolated Neighbourhoods: Sterile Environment, Catalyst Arts, Belfast.

Review by Angela Darby Belfast‘s reputation is one of a fractured city in which city planning was curtailed or defined by social unrest. However, over…

Two Weeks, Ten Artists, One Objective: Artist of the Day 2011, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London.

Pioneered by Angela Flowers in 1983 Artist of the Day is an annual event whereby ten selectors choose an artist to each hold a one…

Marjolijn Dijkman: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Spike Island, Bristol.

Review by Regina Papachlimitzou In Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Dutch artist Marjolijn Dijkman offers a fresh and intriguing perspective on the well-trodden but nonetheless relevant and…

Liverpool’s First International Photography Festival: Look11, Various Venues, Liverpool.

Review by Kenn Taylor A new entry on Liverpool’s cultural calendar, Look11, is a vast photography festival encompassing exhibitions, events and projects taking place over…

Photographic Examinations of Femininity: Neeta Madahar & Madame Yevonde, PM Gallery & House, London.

Review by Sarah Richter, a candidate for the MA in Art History at Richmond the American International University in London. The Role Play exhibit is…

Degree Shows 2011: Aesthetica’s Round-Up

Our June/July issue has just hit the shelves, which covers the latest opening at the Guggenheim Bilbao, ArtAngel’s new commission at MIF and features Bruce…

Visual Puzzles: Hannah Starkey, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.

Review by Angela Darby Without a doubt, Hannah Starkey, is a prolific and accomplished artist. Her solo exhibition at the Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast presents…

Clare Mitten, Cara Nahaul and Corinna Till: Jerwood Painting Fellowships, Jerwood Visual Arts, London.

Review by Laura Bushell Jerwood Visual Arts’ support for painters has morphed over the years from an annual cash prize through to the group show…