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Mindful Documentation

“Traces of beauty exist everywhere around us,” says Mark Forbes, a photographer recognised for atmospheric images of urban landscapes.

5 to See:
London Festival of Architecture

Throughout the month of June, a programme of exhibitions, installations, talks, debates – both physical and virtual – explores the theme of ‘care’.

Tactile Framing

Tbilisi-based George Tyebcho’s digital scenes are mysterious and evocative; there’s a sense of narrative lurking behind the polished exterior.

Visions of Home

We have spent more time at home than ever before. Winners of the Life Framer Photography Prize reflect on domestic spaces through the lens.

Hidden Forces

The title of Joanna Piotrowska’s new collection, Stable Vices, yields many possible readings. Entrapment emerges as a key theme throughout.

Questions of Being

What does it mean to be human? Paulo Abreu’s images are rich in metaphor and surrealism, probing how it feels to exist in today’s world.

Reflections on the Pandemic

Prix Pictet presents a bold and original publication, highlighting a range of responses to the pandemic through the eyes of 43 visual artists.

Automated by Design

@rachaellic will continue posting images on Instagram without human intervention, as long as the computer on which she is running is online.

Picturing the Future

From the climate crisis to government surveillance and capitalism, exhibitions and events in Belfast – launching this June – offer visions of tomorrow.

Plastic Ocean

Dutch-born Thirza Schaap is fighting plastic pollution, transforming bottles, toothbrushes, lighters and disposable cutlery into sculptures.

Working With Nature

We speak to Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, who explores our relationship with non-human life, considering how the natural world might evolve.

10 to See: Pride Month 2021

This June, discover must-see online shows, publications and videos – featuring powerful and inspiring artwork from across the globe.

Issue 101 Available Now

Recharge and Reset, the 101st edition of Aesthetica, highlights artists and curators initiating change, and bringing important and critical works to light.

PHotoESPAÑA 2021: 5 to See

The 24th edition of Madrid’s PHotoESPAÑA festival follows a year of reckoning with the social effects of Covid-19. Discover 5 shows to see.

New Luminaries

The Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition showcases 20 contemporary artists from across the globe, new luminaries and chroniclers of our times.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2021:
Winners Announced

This year’s winning moving image works question the world in which we live, from complex identities to notions of truth and storytelling.

Synchronised Movement

Brad Walls turns his lens to the world of synchronised swimming. Set against rippling pools of dappled water, athletes make geometric shapes.

Emerging into Focus

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta delves into its permanent collections to present a survey of women photographers. We interview the curator.

Infinite Possibility

Cerith Wyn Evans creates experiential artworks that use light, space, sound and time to probe our perceptual relationship with the world.

Commanding Space

“A painting doesn’t need to exist on just one plane.” Jasper Pedyo demonstrates a strong understanding of colour and form at The Civic.

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