Interview: Artist & Creator of Playlust, Play Hunter

Born and bred in Zurich, Play Hunter is an artist, author and creative entrepreneur. Studying Fine Arts at Saint Martins College of Art, London, Hunter set up her website Playlust back in 2007.

PINTA, London

Returning to Earls Court Exhibition Centre for its fourth edition, PINTA offers visitors the chance to view and purchase work by eminent artists from South America, Spain and Portugal.

PHotoEspaña, Madrid

For 2013, PHotoEspaña expands its programme as it opens 74 exhibitions and activities in Madrid, Alcalá de Henares, Alcobendas, Cuenca, Lanzarote and Zaragoza. Running 5 June until 28 July.

10 To See: Degree Shows

At Aesthetica we like to keep an eye on emerging artists, and one of the best ways to do that is to take note of the numerous degree shows open this summer. Here are our 10 favourite shows to see.

Last Day to See Polaroid Factory

Tomorrow is the last day to see Polaroid Factory at Printhouse Gallery. The series is a collection of photographic images made at one of the world’s last production facilities of traditional instant film.

Interview:Brian Dillon, Curator of Curiosity: Art & the Pleasures of Knowing

Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing, an exhibition curated by UK editor of Cabinet magazine, Brian Dillon, has transformed Turner Contemporary into a labyrinthian cabinet of sorts.

Miles Aldridge

Enamoured by colour and glamour, Miles Aldridge makes work dripping in jewels, lipstick and fluorescents, transporting his subjects into a surreal feminine space.

Searching for the Seventies

The DOCUMERICA Project began as an Environmental Protection Agency programme, and evolved into a striking historical document of the environmental problems and achievements of the 1970s.

Rodney Graham

Rodney Graham’s exhibition at Lisson Gallery, uncovers the sculptural and cinematic nature of his practice, and the continued influence of music, painting and film upon his work.

Jasmina Cibic

Creating a distinct visual language of her own, Jasmina Cibic represents the Slovenian Pavilion at Venice this year with For our Economy and Culture.

James & Karla Murray

James & Karla Murray photographed street after street of retail history in New York City, finding that the evolving shop windows transformed neighbourhoods.

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2013

Les Rencontres d’Arles’ 2013 presentation showcases an outstanding range of black and white photographs, with the main purpose of uncovering the talents of new artists working the field.

Tim Bowditch & Nick Rochowski: Hind Land, London

Tim Bowditch and Nick Rochowski will exhibit their project Hind Land in a solo show at The Front Room Gallery. The work grew out of an interest in the interplay between the M25 and local woodland.

What is Contemporary? at Brancolini Grimaldi, London

Featuring 10 artists working over the past two thousand years, this exceptional exhibition visually investigates the theme of Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben’s essay What is the Contemporary?

Venice Biennale

The 55th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale is entitled Il Palazzo Enciclopedico. Curated by Massimiliano Gioni, 88 National participants will be exhibiting in the city of Venice.

Picturing Derry, Londonderry

Opening to the public at the iconic City Factory venue on 31 May, Picturing Derry brings together, for the first time, some of the most iconic images of the troubles in the city in one exhibition.

Liz Hingley: Gods: Stories from the Soho Road, Glasgow

Set in the serene St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art, photographer Liz Hingley’s Under Gods: Stories from the Soho Road provides an honest assessment of true multi-culturalism.

Stephen J. Morgan: The Other Side of Everything, Wapping Project

Stephen J. Morgan’s The Other Side of Everything is a striking series of images, documenting familiar places that uncover the artist’s journey as a second generation Irish boy growing up in Birmingham.

Stephen Willats: Conscious – Unconscious, Oxford

Stephen Willats’ latest exhibit at Modern Art Oxford is a collection of works ranging from 1998-2013. Each work addresses his interest in the mediation of personal and interpersonal relationships.

What is Contemporary? Brancolini Grimaldi, London

Curated by Domingo Milella and Bacarelli Botticelli, What is Contemporary? is open at Brancolini Grimaldi. The group show combines contemporary photography with works of art from the past.