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Reflective Drifting

‘New Horizon’ takes to the skies across Massachusetts from 12 to 28 July in the form of a 100-ft tall, mirrored hot air balloon.

Social Commentary

British photographer Martin Parr is widely recognised for a satirical, high-contrast documentation of contemporary British life.

Digital Isolation

Coco Amardeil’s ‘Hello, It’s Me series’ is a searing portrait of adolescence – seen through the cold white glow from phone screens.

Citywide Design

The London Design Festival is an epicentre of global design, covering London with exhibitions, installations, bold architectural design and art.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s top picks navigate digital realms, homelands and expansive vistas. Each show is tied to a specific sense of place and time.

Transcending Walkways

1,905 meters above sea level is the Path of Perspectives, ten structural vantage points built from local materials stretching 2.8-kilometers.

Symbols of Idealism

To live in a cabin is somewhat synonymous with the idea of returning back to nature. A new publication looks at examples around the world.

Changing Landscapes

Nocturnal Creatures and Whitechapel Gallery showcases the vibrancy and life of East London through sound, video and performance.

Inner-City Cohesion

‘Access For All: São Paulo’s Architectural Infrastructures’ shows how the city copes with human demand through communal architecture.

Brutalist Restorations

Ernő Goldfinger was integral to British architecture and design, and is commemorated in a forthcoming publication from Historic England.

Expanding Perceptions

Olafur Eliasson returns to Tate with ‘In Real Life’, an expansive retrospective spanning three decades and responding to the climate crisis.

Language of Commerce

Neon letters. Coca-Cola adverts. Road signs. Since the early 1960s, photographer Lee Friedlander has recorded this urban vernacular.

Neon Evolution

Tokyo-Yokosuka: 1976-1983 is an artefact from the Japanese economic boom, taken while the capital was in technological overdrive.

ING Discerning Eye: Cultural Pioneers

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition returns for 2019, offering emerging artists a key platform to take their practice to the next level.

Global Status

Jodrell Bank, the astronomical observation site, has received World Heritage status due to its “tremendous scientific endeavours.”

Surrealist Influence

‘Objects of Desire’ showcases how this experimental movement continues to influence architecture, design, photography and fashion.

Pastel Workspaces

Drenched in pink hues, velvet greens and tabletop topiary, London’s Summit House has been refurbished by Stockholm designers Note.

Video Profile: Gudrun Nielsen

Through site-specific, large-scale installations, Icelandic sculptor Gudrun Nielsen addresses human impact within contemporary cityscapes.

Augmented Catastrophe

Jakob Kudsk Steensen creates an immersive environment with ‘The Deep Listener’, a VR installation that addresses the climate crisis.

Pushing Forward

Twelve names have been selected for the eighth cycle of the Prix Pictet, the photography and sustainability this year themed around Hope.

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