Worlds Under Threat

Florida is a complex place with many contrasting ideologies. Anastasia Samoylova investigates the inner-workings of this subtropical fever-dream.

Journey Elsewhere

In the ethereal works of KangHee Kim, windows become invitations to the imagination, portals to sun-drenched locations just beyond our reach.

Into the Imaginary

Digital illustrator Adriana Mora constructs three- dimensional buildings within idyllic waterscapes. Brutalism is juxtaposed with seamless horizons.

Nod to Surrealism

Self-portraits by Spanish photographer Fares Micue – often looking skyward – are covered by bright blue balloons and flocks of paper birds.

Timeless Structures

The Rockies boast an expansive geography of dramatic alpine wilderness and diverse wildlife. Modernism has thrived there for over 100 years.

Breaking Convention

For over two decades, Hannah Starkey has honed and developed an attentive gaze, representing women with both candour and compassion.

Beyond the Metaphysical

Hayward Gallery presents speculative futures where fantasy is at the forefront, and both creative and cultural liberation are brought into effect.

Alternative Narratives of Empowerment

The notion of “seeing oneself” has become integral to Sharon Walters, a London-based artist whose work centres around celebrating Black women.

Chance Encounters

Bieke Depoorter’s images explore questions surrounding the authenticity of photography, blurring the boundaries of “artist” and “subject”.

Power Structures

Driven by research, Jasmina Cibic creates multimedia artworks that probe how nations have wielded “soft power” through cultural diplomacy.

Shaping the Future:
The June / July Issue

This issue captures the current zeitgeist, and is a reminder of how much the past forms part of the present. Dive into our preview of the new issue.

New Visionaries:
Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2022

This year, we invite you to engage with themes from our rapidly changing world. These 20 pieces – both individually and collectively – disrupt the status quo.

A Survey of Portraiture

The expansive new exhibition at National Gallery of Victoria, titled Who Are You, considers “portraiture in Australia across time and media.”

Enhancing the Museum

Virtual events have increased in popularity by an estimated 35% since 2020. Given this increased appetite for digital, how can AR transform museums?

Complex Landscape

Ingrid Pollard unpicks complex notions of British identity whilst examining the relationship between human bodies, geology and deep time.

Personal and Political

Artist and activist Poulomi Basu’s current exhibition discusses the need to speak up to create a world where women have true freedom and equal choice.

Engaging with the World

Cornelia Parker is best known for transforming everyday objects to address issues of violence, human rights and environmental disaster.

Visions of Utopia

Serena Dzenis’s pastel-toned images question the idea of making humans multiplanetary, transforming everyday structures into otherworldly scenes.

Visualising the Impossible

Katie Paterson condenses subjects of vast scope and significance into singular artworks – navigating the the geological history of our planet.

Machine Dreaming

Refik Anadol is a pioneer in the aesthetics of machine intelligence, creating immersive data sculptures and paintings to make invisible information visible.