Miyoung Kim (her work appears in the current issue) is exhibiting at Athens Photo Festival 2018. Until 29 July at the Benaki Museum, Pireos St. Annexe.
Eva Vázquez Abraham
The Aesthetica Artists’ Directory is a global network of artists engaging with the professional art world. In print, on our website and in social media we have created a forum for discussion and interactivity where artists, galleries, collectors, critics, curators and enthusiasts can meet and discover art from around the world.
A moving, curated platform of those shaping the industry today, each Directory runs concurrently in our bi-monthly magazine, including print and combined digital profiles that offer a gateway to boundary-pushing practices and innovative modes of thought. Below is a selection from the current issue. To view the artist's full profile, click the preview.
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Acrymx is a Paris-based artist interested in abstraction in all its forms, from the geometrical to the lyrical.
Akinori Towma harnesses the power of natural phenomena such as sunlight, snow, rain and lightning to produce his artworks.
Aliette Bretel is a Cambridge-based Peruvian photographer and visual artist. She is a graduate of El Centro de la Imagen in Lima.
Alma Štrkljević’s photography examines the relationships between photographer and viewer and between the photographer and the model.
For Anca Stefanescu, time is a constructed concept and painting is a practice through which she finds a connection of life, devoid of context.
Anton Hoeger’s paintings offer a realist apolitical stance, rejecting satire as a reading and instead focusing on inventive narratives.
Arturo Correa is an American-Venezuelan visual artist. Materiality and spirituality, pain and love, yearning and hope are all reflected in the work.
Cambridge-based Ben Dobson explores texture, colour and light using organic and mineral matter prepared for the microscope and camera.
Changyeon Lee is a New York-based artist; he specialises in kinetic sculpture through the use of mechanical components and natural objects.
Through her work Japan-based artist Chisato Yasui visualises concepts such as harmony and emotions surrounding relationships.
Brazilian-Dutch painter Claudia Pombo offers an adapted view of nature and human situations via different forms of creative expression.
Darrin Jenkins is a multi award-winning photographer. Utilising the latest techniques he explores composition, emotion and elegance.
David Good is a Brooklyn-based artist and designer whose work examines the role of the Internet in society.
Dean Rossiter investigates how contradiction can become a vital tool for re-engaging in a modern world.
Milan-based British artist Denholm Berry approaches portraiture with an innovative and unconventional methodology.
Emily Tapp investigates the mining and quarrying industries of Cornwall, excavating colour from the local land to produce unique artworks.
Emma Habbeshon is a studio jeweller based in London. Working in silver and gold, her designs explore qualities of form and surface texture.
Northern California-based artist Eric Wiles combines fine art and landscape photography to reveal dynamic images of natural beauty and manmade objects. A contemporary approach has…
Spanish artist Eva Vázquez Abraham, aka Kokonekoeve, is based in Barcelona; she works with textile art, painting, drawing and sculpture.
At the heart of Francesca Busca’s practice is the notion of rethinking, reusing and repurposing materials through a variety of mediums.
London-based Irish artist Gerard Byrne’s extensive practice represents a versatility in contemporary painting.
Los Angeles-based Gill Miller takes a vibrant approach to the southern California aesthetic in Urban Summer, Urban Winter.
Harriet Moutsopoulos is a collage artist who works under the name Lexicon Love. She seeks out the connections between humour and tragedy.
Harry Bunce’s Sorry… series explores ways of representing the same ambiguous character in various settings within different media.
Iranian-born Hasti Sardashti is based in London. Her work addresses experiences of migration and a life in perpetual motion.
Alice Merhautová has a strong connection to nature. She works with collected stones and minerals to create jewellery and other objects.
Working exclusively with porcelain, award-winning artist Isobel Egan takes inspiration from architecture, memory and emotion.
Jamie Hladky’s photographic practice is formed around sense of place; he is interested in feelings of transience, permanency, identity and belonging.
California-based Jane Gottlieb creates an idyllic vision by enhancing, collaging and painting her photographs using Photoshop.
London-based Jane Runchman works primarily with gold and a variety of precious and semi-precious stones to create bespoke jewellery.
Janice Gobey hopes to forge a connection with the viewer, allowing them to sense the emotions of the human and animal subjects in her paintings.
Jason Clarke uses art therapy to manage his bipolar disorder. It helps to release the pressure in his head from disturbing voices and visions.
California-based Jean Davis explores the balance between transience, stability and intention in her painting.
Jessie Pitt is an Australian artist based in Austria, whose contemporary landscapes are inspired by mountains, light and shadow.
Joseph Hillier combines traditional sculpture casting and construction techniques with live motion capture technology and 3D scanning.
Through the use of colour, light and texture, Julijana Ravbar invites the viewer to see an optimistic world expressed through the power of shapes and tones, rather than pictures or words.
Mexico City-based Karla Guerrero explores the poetry that resides in spaces, objects and nature, depicting the image within imaginary scenarios.
Dubai-based Kat Gaidukova challenges the frenetic pace of modern life through portraits that express people’s identities in raw moments.
Katia Lyubavskaya is a Moscow-based artist who uses hyperreal colour palettes and surreal compositions to question the saturated world of post-truth.
Kerry Zacharia investigates the relationship between the inner and external environments that represent past and present experiences.
Laurent Peacock is a Sussex-based furniture designer who combines a fascination with materials and human emotion.
María Ossandón Recart’s Reconstruction is based upon the collection and reconstruction of broken ceramics from across the world.
Photographic and artistic alterations are at the centre of Markus Gollner’s creations; his latest series is entitled Subway.
American artist Matthew Adam Ross considers his practice to be a line of enquiry. It is an expression of the questions we usually only ask ourselves.
In her recent artworks, painter Mhairi Ballantyne is drawn to the allure of distant places. The immersive environments created are remote yet within reach, imparting…
Tehran-based Mina Talaee is an artist and researcher. Her work addresses power relations, cultural hegemony, displacement and migration.
Misa Sawairi is a New York-based Japanese spatial artist and designer. The series Ripple Trip utilises urban streets as a canvas.
Nikolaos Mantziaris is a Greek artist and dentist whose work is mostly inspired from social problems and the impact they have on humankind.
Nina Ullrich is a London-based designer. Each piece is handmade in an intricate process and echos the brand’s philosophy for exquisite artistry.
Peter Coates is a UK-based artist who combines his graphic design training, use of vibrant colour and imaginative imagery to produce lasting pictures. His art…
Pierre Geier is a German digital pinup illustrator from Saxony. His artwork combines alternative portraiture with pop culture, sci-fi and fantasy.
Priyanka Shah is a London-based textile designer; she develops geometric patterns from two dimensions into three-dimensional installations.
RosaCristina is a collaboration between Justin Smith and Sonia Janin, which looks at the ideas surrounding a sense of place and identity.
Beijing born, London-based artist Sophie Zhang creates a meeting point between imagination and memory in her work.
Tejbir Singh is an artist and architect based in Bahrain. Architectural influences are visible in his streetscapes, heritage and urban landscapes.
Wioletta Gancarz is a Polish abstract painter living in Switzerland. She enjoys exploring the beauty of colours and simple shapes via a fluid process.
Yoko Kubrick is a California-based sculptor and visual artist. Her work explores organic forms that embody sensuality and a connection with nature.