Internal Dialogues

Taking on the roles of both artist and subject, Anja Niemi’s series reinvents the genre of self-portraiture, exploring dreams and identity.

Global Hubs

Photography by Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlisted artist Giulio Di Sturco reflects upon how the world might look and feel in the future.

Contemporary Myth

Vasantha Yogananthan’s photography series A Myth of Two Souls blurs the lines between fiction and reality, drawing a varied portrait of society.

Future Now: Photography Today

In today’s image-saturated culture, photography has never been more accessible. At Future Now, leading voices reflect on the state of the medium.

Suspended Forms

James Owen’s practice is inspired by mathematical equations and flowing movements within nature. The episodic images are contemporary and kinetic.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects five new exhibitions from around the world. Each show questions nostalgia, history and identity through visual arts.

Profound Compositions

Alec Von Bargen’s photographic series, shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, captures moments of displaced peoples in South Sudan.

Sony World Photography Awards

The 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Open and Youth shortlists have been announced, comprising works across ten diverse categories.

5 to Read: This Month

Immersive installation, visionary architecture and artists’ postcards come together in February 2019’s compilation of must-read publications.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2019

Covering themes from technology and urbanisation to population growth and climate change, the Aesthetica Art Prize 2019 shortlist is announced.

Interior Worlds

Daniel Forero’s Reflections series was inspired by wanting to bring the beauty of the outside world into the photography studio.

5 to See: This Weekend

February begins with a selection of inspiring photography and video exhibitions. Each responds to changing ideas of place and time.

The February / March Issue

Issue 87, Idea Generation, takes stock of what’s to come in the future of art, design, architecture and photography. Find out more about the issue.

Physical Encounters

Through changing environments, Bethany Murray’s photographic compositions explore the female body and its larger place in constructing identity.

Desolate Environments

Perfect Darkness is a series by Henri Prestes, shot in secluded and isolated villages, highlighting moments of melancholy.

Rhythms from the City

Eamonn Doyle has quickly moved from DJ to street photographer, documenting Dublin’s inhabitants through an anonymous, isolated lens.

Sculptural Arrangements

William Bunce is a still-life photographer and director working across editorial and advertising and experiments with narrative and visual cohesion.

Drifting Through Time

New York-based May Parlar is a photography and video artist creating visual narratives that centre around the notion of belonging and identity.

Delicate Observation

Matias Alonso Revelli’s works are awash with blues and oranges whilst experimenting with pixellation, moving the viewer into hallucinatory states.

Balanced Perspective

François Aubret’s practice revolves around a series of clean, colourful works that document the hidden geometries of urban civilisation