Mesmerising Constructions

An exhibition at Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, foregrounds six major works by video artist David Claerbout.

Meaningful Histories

The New North and South network comes to The Tetley, hosting the first UK-based exhibitions of two Pakistani artists, Madiha Aijaz and Mahbub Jokhio.

PHOTOFAIRS: Remote Investigations

Barren environments can offer fertile ground for creative endeavour. PHOTOFAIRS brings together practitioners investigating such locales.

Simultaneous Transcendence

Complex Systems, a video work by Desiree Dolron, explores the dichotomy between the individual and collective.

Chronicling Resistance

In 1960, a devastating earthquake destroyed much of the Moroccan city of Agadir. Yto Barrada addresses the process of reinvention .

Vibrant Approaches

In an accelerating landscape, fresh ways of understanding the world become important. Bloomberg New Contemporaries offers insight.

Uncovering Realities

Conceptual artist He Xiangyu’s recent film, The Swim, captures the uncanny truths of the practitioner’s childhood home.

Meaningful Deconstruction

The term “soft power” is used to described how political rhetoric is deployed through culture. Jasmina Cibic examines this rhetoric.

Webb-Ellis: Universal Languages

Notions of what it means to be human are constantly shifting. Multidisciplinary AAP artists Webb-Ellis discuss their recent, constantly evolving, projects.

Transitory Nostalgia

The Photographers’ Gallery presents the Polaroid work of Wim Wenders. The exhibition explores the relationship between time and object.

Transformation through Labour

Human activity and its power to transform the world is the theme at the heart of Ali Kazma’s practice. Jeu de Paume, Paris, offer a view into his perspectives.

5 To See: This Weekend

6-8 October. This week’s selection comprises world-renowned galleries, exhibitions and events with the larger goal of connection and collaboration.

Technological Transition

Future Shock examines our decisive moment in history and looks to the challenges and possibilities of the future through the work of 10 artists.

Aesthetica Issue 79 Available Now

The October / November issue looks at practitioners who are responding to the current global situation in intelligent and meaningful ways.

5 to See: This Weekend

15-17 September. The selection for this week holds contemporariness at its core; from innovation and design solutions, to new paths of individuality.

Disparate Narratives

The fourth edition of Haus der Kunst’s Capsule programme sees artist Polina Kanis expand on a practice consisting mainly of single-channel videos.

Progressive Imagery

Generation Loss constitutes a shimmering cave where mirrored projections, overlapping screens and digital shields choreograph steadily and firmly.

Fluctuating Perspectives

Even immobile objects are in flux. This is one of the insights of Steve McQueen’s Static, a film that instigates new perspectives on the Statue of Liberty.

Parallel Civilisations

The Drift, by London and Beirut-based artist Maeve Bren­nan follows the stories of a handful of in­habitants of modern-day Lebanon.

Impressionistic Filmmaking

The dream-like filmmaking of Kahlil Joseph gets its first solo presentation in New York, including a new black and white piece inspired by Roy DeCarava.