5 to See: This Weekend

5 to See: This Weekend

Uniting innovative design, pioneering photography and contemporary practice, these must-see shows traverse a variety of locales including Scotland, Finland and Georgia.

Picture Languages. Photographic Art From Georgia, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt

Highlighting 12 emerging voices from Georgia, this show sheds light on a little-known photography scene. The collection documents the country’s independence through intimate portraits, symbolic landscapes and representations of tradition. From 22 September.

Pioneers of American Modernism, The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow

This exhibition celebrates bold architectural landmarks of the 20th century through polished, futuristic images by Ezra Stoller (1915-2004). Modernist structures featured include The Guggenheim Museum, New York and Fallingwater house, Pennsylvania. Until 3 February.

London Design Fair 2018, Old Truman Brewery, London

London Design Fair is a four-day event bringing together 550 creative exhibitors from 36 countries. Featured are Tero Kuitunen’s products from Finland’s Nordic Happiness Hotel, a presentation focusing on the country’s interior and technology brands. Until 23 September.

Lightwaves, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Looking to themes of heritage and migration, Lightwaves highlights contemporary work by artists-in-residence Josée Pedneault, Bertrand Carrière, Mat Hay and Melanie Letoré. The images respond to life in Quebec and Scotland. From 22 September.

Jacques Henri Lartigue: La vie en couleurs, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne

Musée de l’Elysée unearths a new aspect of Jacques Henri Lartigue’s (b. 1894) oeuvre. Offering personal insight into the photographer’s daily life, the collection reveals a fascination with nature, people and the vividness of the wider world. Until 23 September.

1.  Hi Thanks Bye, Collection 0. Photo by Brandon Titaro.
2. From the series Twin, 2016, © Mariam Sitchinava.
3. Ezra Stoller, Miami Parking Garage. Robert Law Weed and Associates. Miami, FL, 1949. © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.
4. Boudoir Mirror by Tero Kuitunen.
© Bertrand Carrière
Florette, Monte-Carlo Beach, 1958 Photographie J. H. Lartigue © Ministère de la Culture France/AAJHL