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Real Lives

An exhibition follows the UK’s contemporary youth through trials of labour, alienation and oppression. Humanity emerges from hardship.

In Her Footsteps

When she was seven years old, Diana Markosian moved to California with her mother and brother. Now, she’s created a photographic retelling.

Mirrored Environments

“What if nature looked at itself? What would it see?” Loreal Prystaj places herself in wild places – physically holding up mirrors to the environment.

An Interconnected World

The 15th Getxophoto International Image Festival explores definitions of sharing in a globalised, digitised world. Here are 5 artists to watch.

Intimacy with Nature

Mimi Cherono Ng’ok shows an interest in botanical cultures, from the glossy green foliage of tropical plants to floral patterns on a bedsheet.

Natural Wonders

The history of botanical illustration stretches back millennia. This month, Saatchi Gallery presents the RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show.

Reaching Skyward

All over the world, every year, birds are on the move. Bastien Pourtout and Edouard Taufenbach’s collages capture flights of swallows.

Scorched Earth

The theme for this year’s Prix Pictet – the award for photography that sparks discussions around sustainability – is fire. It couldn’t be more timely.

Cosmic Reflections

Scottish-Zimbabwean artist Sekai Machache explores identity, spirituality, and the body in a new show at Stills for Edinburgh Art Festival.

Tidal Mysteries

The ocean covers more than 70% of the planet’s surface but retains a profound sense of mystery. 10 photographers explore its depths through the lens.

A Bird’s Eye View

Over the past year, protests have grabbed our attention worldwide. But how are these events documented? Who is clicking the shutter?

Art and Photography Now

“Photography is integrated into contemporary experience to such an extent that we consume the world through it.” A new book outlines 50 artists.

Frames of Gratitude

Rohina Hoffman’s portraits – created during the pandemic – pay homage to food and family, encouraging us to pause, reflect and give thanks.

Youth Rising

Youth Rising in the UK 1981-2021 brings together photographs which offer a window on scenes of romance, empathy, protest and pain.

Reframed Moments

Swiss photographer Ernst A. Heiniger presented familiar objects and scenes anew – observing the world from innovative, unpredictable perspectives.

Moments Distilled

Nick Prideaux’s images distil moments of beauty from the everyday – from sun drenched scenery and seascapes to legs tangled up in sheets.

Lost Cityscape

Brian Lomas’ Small Shops invites us on a tour of a lost cityscape: a world of hand-daubed signage, antique cash registers and family-run businesses.

Growth and Acceptance

Butterflies encircle faces. Orange balloons float in mid-air. Deep blue leaves engulf bodies. Fares Micue is a self-taught conceptual photographer.

Visual Oxymorons

Christopher Thomas captures merry-go-rounds, ice cream cones, bubble gum machines, circus tents and ferris wheels within desolate landscapes.

Cultural Iconography

Namsa Leuba is a Swiss-Guinean photographer and art director who focuses on African identity as seen through the western gaze.

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