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Sharing, Connecting, Healing

Glenn Lutz’s landmark publication comes from the desire to “create a work in which Black men came together to open up and share their experiences.”

Documenting Youth Culture

During lockdown, London’s Museum of Youth Culture encouraged the public to delve through old shoeboxes, look in attics and flick through albums.

Lush Still Life

Margriet Smulders’ contemporary vanitas depict petals, berries and leaves floating on water – causing ripples and washes of colour to bleed and blend.

Collective Reflections

Mónica de Miranda explores the island as a visual metaphor for the wider Afrodiasporic experience alongside Europe’s complex colonialist histories.

Design as Experience

Jason Bruges Studio has become pioneering in the field of interactive art, paving the way for a new genre of interdisciplinarity and collaboration.

Playing with Tension

Omar Torres’ images symbolise an attempt to reach equilibrium. Everyday objects are arranged in balancing acts, held on the brink of collapse.

Spatial Investigation

Forensic Architecture comprises artists, lawyers, journalists, filmmakers and coders, harnessing design to uncover global human rights violations.

Where Do Ideas Come From?
The October/November Issue

Sometimes we have that eureka moment ; we think about something in a completely new way. This issue foregrounds artists who play with form and subject.

Curious Arrangement

Andoni Beristain’s bold still lifes inject a sense of narrative into the everyday, finding moments of comedy, satire and beauty within familiar items.

Beyond Storytelling

Nhu Xuan Hua’s images move beyond fashion editorials, transforming the body into something less individualistic – and much more sculptural.

Urban Backdrops

Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda’s images redefine the conventions of structural photography whilst tapping into the pillars of architectural tourism.

Fleeting Moments

Neal Grundy’s Transient Sculptures series focuses on the concept of impermanence, depicting the beauty of fabric forms billowing in “mid-flight.”

Ethereal Illumination

Reuben Wu produces temporary geometries, or “aeroglyphs”, in remote locations. Glowing halos and lines are created with light-carrying drones.

Visual Composite

Anastasia Samoylova searched through online image libraries with various buzz words: desert, glacier, tropic, storm, forest, waterfall, mountain.

A Sense of Kinship

Human touch, and all its wonder, pervade D’Angelo Lovell Williams’ photographs, showing the inherent, complicated beauty of intimate relationships.

The Korean Wave

A design and technology exhibition at V&A positions South Korea as “a leading cultural powerhouse in the era of social media and digital culture today.”

Digital Legacies

Artists and technologists Harry Yeff and Trung Bao generate dazzling gemstone artworks from influential human and endangered animal voices.

Interventions in the Landscape

A new, richly illustrated monograph paints the picture of Ugo Rondinone: an artist unafraid to push the boundaries of public art influenced by the land.

Beyond the Visible

To look at infrared photography is to look at the invisible world. The human eye can see wavelengths from 400nm – 720nm. Infrared sits beyond 720nm.

Visual Composition

Trung Bao compares the image-making process to that of music, with the ultimate goal of evoking feelings that are often hard to put into words.

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