Cultural Iconography

Namsa Leuba is a Swiss-Guinean photographer and art director who focuses on African identity as seen through the western gaze.

Disparate Geographies

Massimo Colonna is an Italian photographer, post-producer and retoucher who invents spaces that play with a sense of reality.

Piecing it Together

Karen Navarro calls upon photography, collage and sculpture to investigate the concepts of race, gender and belonging, and how they converge.

Playful Camouflage

Gerwyn Davies is an Australian photographer who makes images that empower and conceal, combining hand-made costumes and edits.

Mapping the Climate

Richard Mosse uses new imaging methods to recontextualise ecological catastrophe. His latest project looks at destruction in the Amazon.

Hybrid Architecture

Santa Fe is a creative hotbed, mixing contemporary modernism with adobe tradition, recalibrating connections to the landscape.


Issue 102 Available Now

Signs and Symbols: Issue 102 considers the difference between “looking” and “seeing” –
how we view ourselves and the world around us.

Growth and Acceptance

Butterflies encircle faces. Orange balloons float in mid-air. Deep blue leaves engulf bodies. Fares Micue is a self-taught conceptual photographer.

Abstracted Movement

Jessica Backhaus arranges tiny paper cut outs in the Berlin summer sun. As the shapes begin to curl and bend, she captures their dance-like forms.

Night into Day

A new book delves into sculptor Sarah Sze’s complex and mesmerising visualisations of the human world – and the systems we use to measure it.

Cultural Nourishment

The theme for this year’s PhotoIreland Festival is food. Julia Gelezova, Curator, and Ángel Luis González, Director, explore the programme.

Cultural Malaise

Eliza Bourner is a lens-based artist capturing cinematic self portraits of postmodern living; alienation, loneliness and unease.

Creative Disruptors

What do tomorrow’s designers, makers and influencers look like? Nottingham Trent University’s Showcase provides the answer.

Pictures of Health

This year’s Wellcome Photography Prize shortlist turns the lens to issues surrounding mental health, global heating and infectious disease.

Entangled Lives

Ernesto Neto’s work dissolves the boundary between art and audience, highlighting the entwinement of our fate with that of other creatures.

Invented Spaces

Sarah Doyle’s images are bold, abstract and contemporary, with sand covered staircases, teetering matches and stacked pink discs.

Intimate Spaces

Deana Lawson’s powerful portraits, which won her the Hugo Boss Prize 2020, draw on symbols of historical paintings and religious iconography.

Organic Vitality

“If I didn’t have to cook, wash up, nurse children ad infinitum I should carve and carve and carve…” wrote Barbara Hepworth. A new book explores her life.

A New Paradigm

The world’s first 3D-printed house has been unveiled in Massa Lombardo, Ravenna, made using only raw earth mixed with water.

Geometry and the Body

Brazilian artist Lygia Pape reinvented the rules of modernist sculpture. An exhibition at Hauser & Wirth reveals politically charged undertones.

Luminous Spirits

Masako Miki offers a reimagining of the Shinto concept of Tsukumogami yōkai: inanimate objects imbued with the spirit of a person or animal.

Visualising the Unseen

Richard Mosse uses a highly stylised visual language that forces us to look at subjects in a different way. A retrospective opens in Bologna.

Innovation and Resilience

Carmarthen School of Art is a creative community fuelled by ambition, innovation and vision. They’ve launched one of the largest online shows.

Interactive Sculpture

By creating soft, brightly-coloured sensory sculptures, Jess Rendles brings a sense of fun and interactivity into the gallery space.

Luminous Surroundings

Popping up between trees and amongst buildings, Nathaniel Rackowe’s geometric sculptures are characterised by dramatic shafts of light.

5 to See: Arles 2021

As Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival returns for 2021, we’ve collated shows to note – exploring masculinity, race and urban expansion.

Analogue Reflections

Hazy blue forests. Close-up portraits. Black and white roads, extending into the distance. Maria Meco’s images move between fiction and reality.

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