5 Photographs: V&A Parasol
Foundation Prize for Women

From the Russia-Ukraine War to Iranian homes and the legacies of colonialism, this year’s projects respond to the theme “Agents of Change”

Symbolic Connections

16 contemporary photographers pay tribute to the fragility, beauty and adaptability of ecosystems at Fotografiska Stockholm.

Unguarded Moments

Dawn Eagleton’s street photographs are painterly: condensation, rain, smears and reflections coalesce to obscure, abstract and conceal each subject.

Image Cities: Urban Connection

Anastasia Samoylova considers 17 cities from a critical and aesthetic perspective, focusing on the proliferation of images in urban areas.

Collective Documentary

The 13th edition of Circulation(s) brings together emerging photographers from across Europe, recording moments of unity and resilience.

Interactive Forms

Ann Veronica Janssens’ retrospective at Pirelli HangarBicocca challenges the nature of sculpture and installation through light, form and space.

Picturing Life:
Photo London x Hahnemühle Student Award

What does the future of photography look like? Five emerging artists shortlisted for the Photo London x Hahnemühle Student Award offer new perspectives.

Romantic Portraiture

David van Dartel’s works are fragile, gentle and tender. They depict characters in European countries – from Scotland to Portugal and France to Spain.

Earth Day: 5 Artworks to Know

Discover five images from the Aesthetica archives that amplify environmental issues, from plastic waste to shrinking glaciers and deforestation.

An Otherworldly Landscape

Roberto Pavic’s pictures of Lapland create a sense of having arrived on an alien planet; a place populated by towering, cone-shaped snow creatures.

Family, Migration, Identity

Maryam Wahid explores identity as a young British Pakistani woman, looking at topics of memory and belonging in her solo exhibition Zaibunissa.

Alone, Together

City-dwellers may resonate with the works of Dave Heath, who documented urban isolation and yearning for connection in post-war America.

Digital Building Blocks

Gábor Molnár’s digital collection evokes wooden building blocks – featuring an arrangement of shapes within architectural spaces and natural landscapes.

Sparking Debate:
In Conversation with Oliviero Toscani

Oliviero Toscani is known for pushing against the mainstream of fashion photography. Ahead of his exhibition, the artist speaks to Aesthetica.

Paradise, Gender and Place

Yuki Kihara’s Australian premiere interrogates and dismantles gender roles and colonial legacies in the Pacific through vibrant and impactful photographs.

Atmospheric Stories

Dominik Podlipniak draws viewers into dark and mysterious narratives. The cinematic images centre around lone figures and flickering lights.

Important Details:
Baldwin Lee in Conversation

Baldwin Lee is regarded as one of the most remarkable photographers of the American South. Here, he speaks to Aesthetica about his new show.

Women Artists to Watch:

Asia Pacific’s largest photo-based fair highlights the work of emerging women photographers, spanning intimate portraiture and surreal still life shots.

Timeless Perceptions

Sarah Sze transforms the Guggenheim’s iconic architecture into a tool for timekeeping, meditating on how humanity marks the passage of time.

Narratives from the Crowd

Christopher Anderson’s close-up work is compelling for its striking tonal palette, which illuminates scenes with a distinctive foggy red and blue tint.