Distorted Reality

“Why do we feel that we belong in some places and not in others?” asks Lise Johansson, an award-winning photographer based in Copenhagen.

Resisting the Canon

Namsa Leuba uses photography to question the western gaze and imagination, considering the complex ways cultural identity is recognised.

Objects, Memory, Heritage

John Edmonds’ solo exhibition as the winner of the Foam Paul Huf Award brings together intimate studio photographs and meticulous still lifes.

The Hyperreal Everyday

Plastic bags get caught in barbed wire, basketball hoops cast silhouettes, tree trunks glow in the darkness. These are images by Rickard Grönkvist.

Photo London 2022: 5 to See

Britain’s preeminent photography fair returns to Somerset House this month for its seventh edition, highlighting an array of galleries and publishers.

Northern Diary

Robbie Lawrence is best known for sensitive approaches to image-making and documentary: placing the human experience front and centre.

Forms of Abstraction

The word ‘abstract’ derives from the Latin abstractus, or ‘drawn away’. Today, lens-based artists continue to push the boundaries of the genre.

A Multi-Layered Perspective

Lalla Essaydi’s work confronts myths of Orientalism – restaging 19th century paintings from the Western canon in large-scale colour photographs.

5 Exhibitions for Earth Day

From digital art to textiles, outdoor installations to aerial photography, these exhibitions reflect on life in the Anthropocene, envisioning potential futures.

Thread of Humanity

Aesthetica speaks to photographer Nadav Kander, who has produced some of the most mesmerising portrait and landscape images of recent times.

Colour and Creativity

Iswarya Venkatakrishnan is a self-described colour enthusiast – constructing unexpected, playful and humorous compositions out of paper.

Beyond the Curtain

Erik Johansson’s images fall, seamlessly, into the category of phantasm: bending and stretching reality through the folds of visual metaphor.

The Mystery of Pictures

Self-taught photographer Giorgia Bellotti reinterprets René Magritte’s thought-provoking imagery for a 21st century audience.

Choreographing Images

“One of the burdens of photography is that we think of it as a two dimensional medium.” A new Dayanita Singh retrospective opens in Berlin.

Perceptions of Space

A new exhibition acknowledges the shadow of serial lockdowns, showing how they have altered our perceptions of images and the wider world.

Spheres of Convenience

10 million tons of plastic are dumped into oceans annually, more than a truck load every minute. Vitra Design Museum brings these topics into focus.

Images, History and Memory

Diane Meyer photographed the length of the former Berlin Wall. From the city centre to suburbs and forests, she obscures the prints with hand-stitching.

Photographic Elegy

Ioanna Sakellaraki’s poignant photobook taps into humanity’s ongoing struggle for meaning, especially in the face of mortality and loss.

A Fresh Gaze

The nude is as old as art itself. A groundbreaking new exhibition at Fotografiska, New York, celebrates a female-identifying perspective on the genre.

Digital Trailblazers:
Talks at Future Now 2022

This year’s Aesthetica symposium taps into the relationship between digital art and the climate, whilst explaining the fundamentals of NFTs.