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5 to See: This Weekend

Must-see shows document traces of human activity on the planet. Photographers examine climate change, space exploration and urban life.

Rendering New Worlds

Fleshed out with warm, earthy tones, each of Christophe Barneau’s pictures casts a warm filter over virtual interiors and their items.

A Sense of Opulence

Pulled together by a deep green background, LM Chabot’s images demonstrate indulgence and finesse – from large concepts to minute details.

A Global Awakening

Evidence for climate change is overwhelming, from shrinking ice sheets to rising temperatures. Desert X places art at the centre of these discussions.

Enticing Compositions

Charlotte Lapalus is eager to connect to audiences through warm, inviting images, often working to bring the female experience to the foreground.

Utopian Framework

Massimo Colonna’s compositions offer a journey into a pastel utopia. Balls, balloons, plastic bags and paper planes are transfixed in moments of stillness.

Hidden Narratives

Nadine Rovner’s carefully staged, richly textured series No Vacancy tows a line between expectation and reality, creating a sense of unease.

Beyond Categorisation

California’s largest city has earned a reputation as a design epicentre, offering ecologically responsible buildings that are a test bed for the future.

Connection In Motion

The innovative TAO Dance Theatre is recognised for a minimalist approach to performance. The inventive studio returns to Sadler’s Wells.

Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist 2019

Shortlisted works for the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards interpret the modern world through responsive and thoughtful image-making.

Historic Recollection

Romain Veillon’s new series is a celebration of art, discovery and the passing of time, recording abandoned frescoes and paintings across Europe.

Between Worlds

Aesthetica Art Prize alumna Alexandra Vacaroiu explores the subconscious mind, bridging the gap between reality and imagined environments.

Timeless Narrative

Gillian Hyland’s photographs are steeped in narrative. Frozen in time, the images enter into subjects’ memories, visualising human moments.

A Painterly Aesthetic

Letizia Le Fur’s works are nourished by a sense of wanderlust – moving round spaces with a sensitive gaze. The images are laden with sensory markers.

5 to See: This Weekend

This week’s new exhibitions and must-see photography festivals navigate environmental, avant-garde and intimate photography.

Creative Regeneration

Public artworks offer opportunities for cultural engagement and social exchange. Folkestone Artworks offers 15 new installations for 2019.

Hidden Details

The genres of fashion, portrait, art and landscape photography collide in an exhibition of Erik Madigan Heck at Staley-Wise Gallery.

Contemporary Perspectives

The ninth edition of MIA Photo Fair opens in Milan, bringing together 135 international exhibitors to interpret today’s world.

Visions of a Continent

Impressions Gallery presents work by a generation of visual artists and filmmakers addressing what it means to live in Africa today.

Expressions of Identity

Scottish National Portrait Gallery launches a timely photographic investigation into notions of self-expression, performance and truth.