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5 to See: COLLECTIBLE Design Fair

Collectible Design Fair returns for 2020, presenting a curated environment for visitors to encounter contemporary objects and interiors.

Experiencing Architecture

We live, work and sleep surrounded by buildings. So how does architecture shape our experience? This question is central to Adelaide International.

Sony World Photography Awards 2020

Sony World Photography Awards introduces a new environment category, responding to the climate crisis and a changing world.

Interconnected Realities

Sandra Zanetti is a multidisciplinary artist. Her work explores humanity’s relationship with reality by examining the shift of the human condition in relation to technological advances.

5 to See: This Weekend

Aesthetica selects this weekend’s must-see shows – featuring the new Steve McQueen retrospective at Tate Modern and prize-winning portraits.

Modern Mythscapes

Brussels-based artist and composer Bob Vanderbob explores the interaction of art, science and science fiction to conjure up Artificial Mythology, conveying a poetic vision of the techno-human condition.

Representing Communities

What does it mean to be American? Dawoud Bey considers African American experiences to examine identity and acceptance.

A Wider Conversation

Dhaka Art Summit explores how creativity can encourage social, environmental and political progression.

Creative Energy

Grayson Perry is a chronicler of contemporary life. The Holburne Museum presents an exhibition of the artist’s early work from 1982-1994.

Scottish Dreams

Over the course of 25 years and countless expeditions, documentary photographer Martin Parr has developed a love affair with Scotland.

Brandt and Moore

A new publication investigates the relationship between Henry Moore and Bill Brandt, standing together in the face of adversity.

Reconnecting with Nature

New Geographies examines the impact of art on mental health, inviting contemporary artists to place work in unconventional places.

5 to Read: This Month

Aesthetica selects five new art books to explore for February. Globalisation, perception and automation are key themes across these titles.

Reflective Locations

Salomé-Charlotte Camors questions our individual responsibility for environmental and social issues. Undertaking extensive research, she then utilises conceptual photography to go beyond an image.

Translating History

Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen’s ‘Venus & Mercury’ is inspired by accounts of the French royal court in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Digital Acceleration

We are living at a time of fast-paced technological development. Cao Fei creates surreal, dystopian digital landscapes using Virtual Reality and film.

Spirit of the Land

Brendan George Ko’s images have been inspired by the notion of home – the idea that a place somehow defines us, like an intimate relationship.

5 to See: This Weekend

This weekend’s picks feature renowned 20th century artists, pioneering women in photography and a closer look at plastic pollution.

Colourful Direction

Joelle Grace Taylor combines a love of retro styling and creative direction, producing dream-like images full of energy, colour and depth.

Slices of Time

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s new Design Commission for NOW Gallery encourages audiences to reflect on the here and now in a fast-paced world.