Aesthetica Alumni:
Alexandra Carr

We caught up with Alexandra Carr, one half of Torus Torus Studios, to learn more about their new sculpture commission at Science Museum, London.

Aesthetica Alumni:
Meet Edgar Martins

Sony World Photography Award Winner and Aesthetica Art Prize alumnus Edgar Martins shares insights into his poignant new photography series.

Profound Reverberations

This years edition of RAY Triennial of Photography includes lens-based artist from across the globe who reflect on the making and breaking of identity.

A Green Sanctuary

Claire Luxton invites viewers to enjoy a moment of relaxation and reflection with her breath-taking ‘Field of Dreams’ installation that takes over Battersea Power Station this summer.

Systems of Knowledge

Mexican-British artist Mónica Alcázar-Duarte speaks about her new show in London. It is rooted in western society’s obsession with technology, speed, expansion and accumulation.

10 Questions With…
Oli Kellett

Waiting for a Sign contrasts anonymous metropolitan life with unique human experiences, asking us to consider the stories of people we pass by. It’s a masterclass in cinematic photography.

Exploring Light with Squidsoup

Light Festival returns to Battersea Power Station to illuminate London’s riverside. Aesthetica talks to Antony Rowe, from art collective Squidsoup, about their glistening installations.

Universe of Emotion

Tania Franco Klein, whose works are held by MoMA and Getty, holds a mirror up to the various effects of time spent online, such as disconnection, performative stress and media overstimulation.

Message in the Sky

At a time when it can be hard to decipher “real” from “artificial”, National Geographic Photographer Reuben Wu shows us what it is possible to create on location, using light carrying drones.

Stepping into Nature

Themes of empowerment, authenticity and play are central to Tamara Dean’s practice. In this long read, we catch up with her about what’s new – including a Thames & Hudson monograph.

Magic in Wilderness

Photographer Ellie Davies presents a new book that revels in feelings of mystery provided by forests. She uses the lens to address climate issues in the UK and beyond.

Transforming Landscapes:
In Conversation with Steve Messam

An interview with Steve Messam about his latest immersive exhibitions. They’re popping up across the UK, including at National Railway Museum. Each one brims with colour and play.

10 Questions With…
Julia Fullerton-Batten

Cinematic lighting, mysterious locations and enigmatic characters. These are the hallmarks of Julia Fullerton-Batten’s history-drenched pictures. The artist launches a major solo show.

Design as Experience

Jason Bruges Studio is a pioneer in the field of interactivity, paving the way for a new genre of art and design. In this interview, he discusses collaborations with Tate, the Olympics and V&A.

A Kaleidoscopic Journey

Liz West, who was shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, creates a new striking site-specific artwork in Greenwich Peninsula, London – using vivid colour, light and space.

Slices of Time

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s ‘Slices of Time’ is a rainbow installation that responds to the Greenwich Peninsula – encouraging audiences to reflect on what is happening in the here and now.