Michael Craig-Martin

Transforming everyday objects into vibrant constructs, Michael Craig-Martin has shaped the artistic landscape of Britain, both through his own work and his influence on other practitioners.

Sorcha Carey

Sorcha Carey, Director of Edinburgh Art Festival, takes on the task of directing an experience for over 250,000 visitors.

Pedro Reyes

Transforming confiscated firearms into musical instruments and shovels, Mexican artist Pedro Reyes believes in the ability of art to change societies permanently.

Linder Sterling

Arriving on the art scene in the 1970s, Linder Sterling is known for her subversive collages combining the female figure with objects and nature.

Ed Atkins

Ed Atkins’ work investigates materiality and corporeality by working in high-definition video and writing.

Polly Morgan

Polly Morgan’s intention has never been to mimic the natural habitat of animals as they are traditionally displayed, but to place them in less expected scenery.

Shilpa Gupta

Gupta uses interactive video, websites, objects, photographs, sound and public performances to probe themes such as desire, religion, security on the street and on the imagined border.

Christoph Benjamin Schulz

Christoph Benjamin Schulz, guest curator at Tate Liverpool, has a particular interest in and extensive knowledge of how Lewis Carroll has influenced the visual arts.

Frankie Shea

Frankie Shea aims to elevate the status of street related art by referencing the roots of this genre, but also focusing on street art becoming more mainstream

Mariah Robertson

In the run-up to their landmark hosting of the Turner Prize 2011, Baltic, Newcastle, hosted American artist Mariah Robertson’s first solo exhibition.

Simon Wallis

In conversation with Simon Wallis.

Simon Oldfield

Simon Oldfield is the director of Simon Oldfield Gallery. Over the past few years he has established the gallery as one of London’s most exciting new spaces. Aesthetica speaks to the gallerist.

Elaine di Rollo

Elaine di Rollo is the author of Bleakly Hall. Set at a hydropathic in post-WWI Britain, we see values change, and meet characters dealing with war’s aftermath.

Rula Jebreal

Rula Jebreal is an award-winning journalist who specialises in foreign affairs and immigration rights issues.

Alan Haydon

Alan Haydon has been Director and Chief Executive of the De La Warr Pavilion for the past 10 years.

Polly Samson

In conversation with Polly Samson.

Lorenzo Fusi

Lorenzo Fusi is the curator for International, the lead exhibition at the 2010 edition of the Liverpool Biennial.

Wesley Stace

In conversation with Wesley Stace.

Nigel Prince

Nigel Prince has been curator of Ikon in Birmingham since 2004, responsible for many exhibitions including Carmen Herrera, Ryan Gander and Martin Boyce.

Michèle Roberts

In conversation with Michèle Roberts.