Intimate Portraits

Maria Moreira’s series uses self-portraiture and environments to explore the notion of the individual. As part of the Next Generation 2018.

Issue 85 Available Now

Curiosity is the fuel for innovation and creativity is the ignition for invention. The October / November issue, Making An Impact, is a celebration of ideas.

5 to See: This Weekend

Shows opening at the end of September examine the nature of photography in an increasingly digital landscape, looking to ideas of authenticity.

Capturing the Elements

Laura Zalenga utilises the power of photography to tell stories, communicating emotions and tapping into the therapeutic quality of image-making.

Playful Messages

Sing-Sing is an award-winning duo that work together on everything from design to film, creating projects for the likes of Lyft and Sagmeister & Walsh.

Spatial Landmarks

Kris Provoost is a Belgian-born photographer, currently designing and documenting buildings in order to better understand the world.

Reviving Analogue

A self-taught filmmaker and photographer, Glashier works exclusively on film, capturing narrative images and producing documentaries and music videos.

Minimal Construction

Louis MacLean has a keen eye for detail, taking away the formal function of landscapes and reinjecting dynamism through a considered perspective.

Dramatic Portraiture

Incorporating a filmic sense of drama in his works, Alessio Albi uses wildlife to embed anonymous figures within a highly textured landscape.

Visual Repetition

Intrigued by the structures which define the everyday experience,  Basir Mahmood explores themes of labour, hierarchy and identity.

National Responses

Reflecting on geopolitical events, Brighton Photo Biennial 2018 demonstrates the power of lens-based media to construct ideas of identity.

Anonymous Figures

Agnes Wonke Toth’s Hide and Seek series explores hidden bodies and the intimate nature of humanity. Part of the 2018 Next Generation of Talent.

Imaginary Landscapes

Douglas Mandry’s Equivalences bridges the boundary between analogue and digital techniques, creating images awash with colour.

Curatorial Insights

Now in its 10th year, The Manchester Contemporary takes a uniquely artist-focused approach. Aesthetica interviews Nathaniel Pitt, Curator.

Atmospheric Intent

Much of Christopher Soukup’s work is centred around creating a specific mood – one which depicts a scene somewhere between calm and tension.

Global Narratives

International art fair viennacontemporary reflects on 21st century life through innovative new media, responsive shows and inspiring talks.

Recording Life

An exhibition of images by Ute Mahler and Werner Mahler encompasses fashion imagery, street photography and landscape compositions.

5 to See: This Weekend

Must-see shows running 22-23 September unite innovative design, pioneering photography and contemporary practice from across the world.

PHOTOFAIRS: Global Dialogues

PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai 2018 highlights boundary-pushing galleries and artists whilst offering timely dialogues about truth and fiction.

Insightful Portraiture

Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Vikram Kushwah is selected as a winner for Portrait of Britain 2018, an award celebrating diversity in the UK.