Interview: Andreya Triana

Aesthetica talks to experimental singer-songwriter Andreya Triana about her eclectic sound of soul, jazz and acoustic. Triana has collaborated with musicians Flying Lotus and Bonobo amongst others.

Aesthetica Art Prize Artist, Kyler Zeleny: Found Polaroids

Over the past two years, Aesthetica Art Prize longlisted artist Kyler Zeleny has been working on a project centred on found Polaroids. This project has cumulated in a website, Found Polaroids.

Aesthetica Art Prize Judge: Karin Askham

The judges for this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, currently open for entries, include Karin Askham, Dean of the school of Media, London College of Communication who established the UK’s first BA and MA courses in fashion photography.

Ian Hamilton Finlay at Victoria Miro

The late sculptor Ian Hamilton Finlay made reference to literature, pre-Socratic philosophy, the French Revolution and classical mythology, chronicled in a retrospective at Victoria Miro.

Interview with Simon Baker, Les Rencontres d’Arles

Comprised of over 200 prints, Another Language presents unseen bodies of work by well-known photographers and lesser-known historic figures. We speak to the show’s curator, Simon Baker.

Shirley Baker Retrospective

Shirley Baker’s pioneering 65-year career behind the lens is surveyed at The Photographers’ Gallery, presenting previously unseen colour photographs alongside her black and white images.

The M+ Sigg Collection, The Whitworth, Manchester

The Whitworth and M+ Sigg Collection have joined forces to devise a vibrant new show, designed to promote the emergence of contemporary art practice in China over the last 40 years.

Zarina Bhimji: Jangbar

Filmmaker and Turner prize nominee Zarina Bhimji has joined her portfolio of film pieces in a new installation titled Jangbar, which is currently screening at New Art Exchange, Nottingham.

Interview with Neville Redvers-Mutton, Technical Manager, Momart

Momart has over 40 years experience in art transport, storage and handling. We speak to Neville Redvers-Mutton, Technical Project Manager, about the company’s ethos and working practices.

Dr. Lakra: Monomito Review

Currently on view at kurimanzutto gallery in Mexico City is Dr. Lakra’s newest body of work, Monomito, the result of an anthropological and ethnographical study into the history of tattoo subculture.

Herman de Vries, to be all ways to be, Venice Biennale

Herman de Vries represents The Netherlands at the Venice Biennale with his latest exhibition, to be all ways to be. The picturesque Dutch pavilion houses an amalgam of the artist’s recent works.

Exhibition Curated by Turner Prize Winner Tony Cragg, Blain|Southern

Turner Prize winner Tony Cragg, who has also represented Britain at the Venice Biennale, curates a show at Blain|Southern, with Andreas Schmitten, Gereon Lepper and Mathias Lanfer.

Interview with BARLI

London-based Barli is making waves with her stunning vocals and minimal electronic beats. She released her critically acclaimed debut E.P. Pebbles, produced by Ton Epoch, in 2014.

Interview with Multimedia Artist, Annina Roescheisen

Annina Roescheisen is a multimedia artist. Her video piece What Are You Fishing For? was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize, and is next showing in her first solo show in New York.

Jackson Pollock at Tate

Tate Liverpool’s major new retrospective Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots is the first exhibition in over thirty years to properly survey the artist’s late works. The show focuses on Pollock’s black pourings.

Review: The Skriker

Caryl Churchill’s The Skriker is a nightmarish, politically charged play performed at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre as part of the Manchester International Festival.

Urs Fischer, Modern Institute

Urs Fischer, the Swiss-born, New York-based artist has created a site-specific installation which plays with scale and bisects the gallery space of his new show at the Modern Institute, Glasgow.

Interview with Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson, London Fieldworks

London Fieldworks was formed in 2000 by artists Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson. Working across installation, sculpture, architecture, film and publishing, the collective produces work for a range of contexts, in a variety of locations.

Sarah Lucas’ British Council Commission, Venice Biennale

This year, the UK Pavilion at the 65th Venice Biennale presents a new body of work by Sarah Lucas set in a sea of Crème Anglaise, dismissing the traditional white walls for bright custard yellow.

Ernesto Neto & Huni Kuin, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret

TBA21’s latest artist centred initiative, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret, concerns the commissioning of interdisciplinary and unconventional projects devoted to social and environmental concerns.