Collective Experience

Society has never been so connected. A new publication and exhibition, Civilization, responds to the rapid pace of global development.

Urban Mystery

Brassaï is known for capturing enigmatic images of Paris during the interwar years. A new exhibition at SFMOMA reveals hidden depths.

A Scientific Influence

Luke Evans discovered photography through a long-term interest in physics and organic sciences – which has later fed into deeply calculative images.

Surreal Environments

Tom Blachford’s Midnight Modern transforms California’s iconic mid-century Modernist architecture into surreal playgrounds.

Chronicling History

Vestiges d’empire by Thomas Jorion documents buildings in the former French colonies, shedding light on their poignant, deeply human histories. 

5 to See: This Weekend

International awards, photography festivals and solo shows looks to national and personal identities through photography and architecture.

Global Connections

Gail Albert Halaban’s Out My Window comprises carefully staged images, blurring the lines between public and private, reality and fantasy.

Heightened Scenes

David Stewart’s Paid Content highlights notions of disconnection and media saturation in the 21st century, offering carefully constructed scenes.

Vivid Realism

Through a bold use of colour and a strong flash, Lars Tunbjörk captured striking everyday observations of an increasingly globalised world. 

Desolate Environments

Henri Prestes is a Portuguese cinematographer and photographer based in southern Europe. The Perfect Darkness series was shot in isolated villages.

Interior Narratives

A new series by Marietta Varga engages with feelings of absence and nostalgia, looking to vacant interior spaces for inspiration.

Constructed Symbols

Anja Niemi’s collection questions notions of gender and conformity, forming part of an ongoing investigation into the self and its limits. 

Visualising History

A collection of images looks to the vast Australian landscape to express poignant human narratives, cultural history and environmental awareness.

5 to See: This Weekend

Moving into October, selected shows expand the boundaries of art and photography to address wider social, political and psychological questions.

Visions of Reality

Alec Soth returns with Niagara, a stark series documenting the expectations and realities of human relationships in the 21st century.

Nostalgic Landscapes

Vignettes of a Salesman by Ole Marius Jørgensen tracks the fictional journey of a lone wanderer across mysterious topographies.

Evocative Settings

A new series by Michael McCluskey presents domestic settings at dawn and dusk, exploring notions of loss through a striking use of light.

5 to Read: This Month

October’s selection of must-read publications looks to the history of photography, architecture and design, celebrating a range of movements.

Charting Expansion

Photographer Luigi Ghirri took to the suburbs of Modena in the 1970s, recording varied aspects of the changing contemporary experience. 

10 to See: October 2018

From seminal architecture to experimental photography, exhibitions open this autumn explore the breadth of human experience.