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Art on the Airwaves

We preview five of the most exciting contemporary art podcasts, from deep dives into the lives of women artists to 20th century sculpture.

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Liu Wei’s sculptures – crafted with sweeping polished aluminium – position us in an imagined future, looking back at the ruins of today’s world.

Heritage Reimagined

Aesthetica Art Prize 2021 longlisted artist Steve Messam has worked with the National Trust to create three inflatable, floating installations.

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?

5 to See: Helsinki Biennial

Featuring 41 artists from Finland and around the world, this year’s festival is titled The Same Sea, responding to the theme of interconnectedness.

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.

Building the Modern Museum

The Art Museum in Modern Times is a richly researched book that transports us through the history of today’s contemporary galleries.

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.

Erin Ledsom

Through my Eyes is a personal story that focuses on Ledsom’s hometown: Hull. The artist uses unconventional materials to explore preconceptions.

Shakhina Mirjonova

Mirjonova’s work was inspired by the artist’s cultural heritage and a technique known as Ikat, used by old master weavers in Uzbekistan.

Philippa Hornsby

“Whether it’s gender or sexuality, having visibility matters.” Philippa Hornsby created and styled clothing for queer punk band The Dagger Tops.

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.

Emily Larkin

Emily Larkin is a multi-award-winning animator whose 2D hand-drawn animation that aims to raise awareness about Vestibular Disorders.

Lucia Matano

Lucia Matano’s animation explores fears of growing up and being forced out of one’s comfort zone. It focuses how we can leave the past behind.

Alicia Miller

This picture book is for children that struggle with anxiety. The story is about a young boy who is up late worrying about school, and a magic candle.

Bianca Rodrigues

Bianca Rodrigues’ graduate urban formalwear menswear collection is based on the Mughal reign in India and its influence on architecture.

India Ashe

For her final major project, India Ashe explored the concepts of identity and memory. She represented these ideas through abstraction.

Henriette M Lillegaard

It Just Isn’t Home is written and illustrated by Henriette M Lillegaard. It tells of experiences of loneliness whilst studying abroad in the UK.