New Prizes Announced for the Aesthetica’s Creative Writing Award

There are four weeks left to enter Aesthetica’s Creative Writing Award. New prizes have been announced including a consultation with London-based agency Christine Green Authors’ Agent and mentoring with Apples and Snakes.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries Countdown: Short Fiction Writer Rosalind Green

Finalists of the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award will be given opportunities to generate greater audience reach for their literary works. The Award remains open for submissions until 31 August.

Special 60th Edition of Aesthetica Out Now

Questioning the world around us is a continuous necessity and the desire to challenge everyday systems reinvigorates daily life. This special 60th edition of Aesthetica celebrates innovation.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries: Dianna Henning

There is one month left to submit poetry and short fiction to the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. Dianna Henning was longlisted for the most recent Award with her poem Between Young and Old Time, published in the Award’s Annual along with 53 other writers selected by the judging panel.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries Countdown: Short Fiction Writer Gemma Hawdon

Aesthetica celebrates the work of writers through its Creative Writing Award. We look in depth at short fiction writer Gemma Hawdon and present an extract from her selected story.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Call for Entries Countdown: Poet Lucienne Kim Flavell

There is just over one month left to enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. We highlight those longlisted from the latest award, which include Lucienne Kim Flavell author of Borders.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Countdown: Poet Bob Beagrie

In anticipation of the call for entries countdown for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award on 31 August, we provide an insight into the winning writers selected for the latest prize.

National Literary Trust & Wild in Art: Books about Town

Recently, Londoners and visitors might have found themselves sitting on concrete benches, which resemble half open books. Benches not only look like a book, they are fully dressed up by different depictions that resemble and celebrate the literary heritage of London.

Interview with Kyler Zeleny: Aesthetica Art Prize Longlisted Artist

Kyler Zeleny’s work focuses on the family album and found Polaroids. His current interests relate to rural mythology, in which he using photography to explore cultures. Zeleny was longlisted in the 2014 Aesthetica Art Prize with his piece Broken Road.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Call for Submissions

Offering an aspiring and established writers the opportunity to publish their work, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is a chance to further your engagement with an international audience and develop your writing acclaim in the industry.

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2013

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual is a celebration of outstanding poetry and short fiction, which promises to inspire you after reading. This collection unites established and emerging literary talent from across the world.

Interview with Photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina

Born in 1986 in St Petersburg, photographer Uldus Bakhtiozina has long been impacted by her Russian heritage. Working on a new book that explores the fairy tales of pagan Russia, Bakhtiozina looks for the stories behind the image.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Open for Entries

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is open for entries, presenting a fantastic opportunity for established and emerging writers to showcase their poetry and short fiction to international audiences.

Hanna Tuulikki: Away with the Birds, Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Hanna Tuulikki’s Away with the Birds is a performance piece exploring the mimesis of birds in Gaelic song. The performance is an ambitious site-specific project on the Isle of Canna and is an outdoor staging of Tuulikki’s score.

Araki by Araki, Taschen

Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki (b. 1940) has spent the entirety of his life capturing the female form. With his wife as his central muse, the artist has shot over 250 books of women, flowers and city landscapes.

Winners of the Aesthetica Art Prize Announced

German artist Sybille Neumeyer was announced as the winner of the Main Prize for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2014 at the exhibition preview last night. Her stunning light installation Song for the Last Queen is comprised of 7,614 bees.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition Shortlisted Artists

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition opens this week at York St Mary’s. Celebrating innovative and outstanding artworks, the display features shortlisted pieces from international artists.

Pick Me Up, Somerset House

The UK’s original contemporary graphic arts festival, Pick Me Up, returns for the fifth year. Celebrating graphic art in all its various formations, the event transforms Somerset House.

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais

Art Paris Art Fair opens today at the Grand Palais in a celebration of contemporary and modern art. The fair gathers 144 galleries from around 20 countries, offering guests the chance to revel in art that spans sculpture, photography, painting and art books.

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York

Showcasing innovative and outstanding pieces, the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition features shortlisted works from artists in four diverse categories. This year’s show opens at York St Mary’s on 4 April.