Pavilions of Change:
Venice Biennale 2022

The 59th Venice Biennale takes its title from Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington’s fantastical book The Milk of Dreams, in which she describes “a magical world where life is constantly re-envisioned through the prism of the imagination…” In this year’s central exhibition, 213 artists from 58 countries reflect on the unpredictability of the contemporary moment, exploring how the… More Pavilions of Change:Venice Biennale 2022

Ten Percent: Meet the Cast of the British Call My Agent!

As Ten Percent arrives on Prime Video, the cast talk about falling out with their agents in real life, and the self-deprecating nature of British humour TEXT Nick Chen It sounds like a twist from the show itself: Call My Agent! has been given an English-language remake. The French sitcom – a workplace comedy about a chaotic talent… More Ten Percent: Meet the Cast of the British Call My Agent!

Harriet Middleton Baker’s Performance Examines the Embodiment of Power

Kate Wong speaks with the artist about her performance, The Conference, in which a fictional world leader presents a disturbing proposal to capitalise on human exhaustion TEXT Kate Wong LEAD IMAGE Harriet Middleton Baker, The Conference, 2022 Image courtesy of Roberts Institute of Art. Photography by Anne Tetzlaff Art In Relation: how can art allow… More Harriet Middleton Baker’s Performance Examines the Embodiment of Power

Nick Cave on His New Exhibition, Religion and “Robust Vulnerability”

“The exhibition shows the highly visual or tactile nature of much of the stuff that I do,” Cave tells AnOther of his highly personal show. “You get to see the interior workings – the gears grinding away – there is a vulnerability in that” TEXTBen Perdue LEAD IMAGE Cave Things Courtesy of Nick Cave “Words… More Nick Cave on His New Exhibition, Religion and “Robust Vulnerability”

Inside a New Exhibition Celebrating London’s Emerging Artists

A new short film from the V&A sees mannequins come to life in the South Kensington museum after dark TEXT AnOther Premiered today, a new short film from the V&A titled Creativity. It’s What Makes Us. takes us on a cinematic, whirlwind tour of the world’s largest museum of applied arts, decorative arts, and design objects. As seen through the… More Inside a New Exhibition Celebrating London’s Emerging Artists

Inside a New Exhibition Celebrating London’s Emerging Artists

Angelica Jopling’s Incubator exhibition series is back on Chiltern Street, with six week-long solo shows from some of London’s most exciting young artists TEXT Violet Conroy “I think Incubator can serve as a new model for presenting emerging artists in London,” says curator Angelica Jopling of her renewed exhibition series Incubator 22, which will showcase the work of six emerging artists… More Inside a New Exhibition Celebrating London’s Emerging Artists

The Hyperreal Everyday

“I have this urge to distort or glorify the mundane and unnoticeable,” says Malmö-based photographer Rickard Grönkvist, whose colour-drenched images are shown here. “Most of my photos are centred around an isolated subject: sceneries, places, living and dead objects.” Plastic bags get caught in barbed wire, basketball hoops cast silhouettes, tree trunks glow in the… More The Hyperreal Everyday

Harmonious Flow

Gao Hong is an established artist based in China. He started painting using oil and in recent years his focus is the use of ink, in which traditional Chinese materials are combined with modern techniques. City and rural life, development and tradition, and survival and death are key themes. A strong style – underpinned by… More Harmonious Flow

Event Horizon: Gaspar Noe on His Devastating End-of-Life Drama, Vortex

by Scott Macaulayin Directors, Features, Interviews, Issues, ScreenwritersGaspar Noe, Spring 2022 In 2012, after months in Buenos Aires helping care for his Alzheimer’s-afflicted mother, Gaspar Noé traveled to Cannes and saw Michael Haneke’s Amour, about a husband dealing with his wife’s stroke. “Oh my god, I cried watching that movie,” he says. “Even if that movie had nothing to do with my personal life,… More Event Horizon: Gaspar Noe on His Devastating End-of-Life Drama, Vortex

“The Law Can Be Used Simultaneously to Harm and to Help…”: Shameela Seedat on Her Hot Docs-Premiering African Moot

by Lauren Wissotin Directors, Interviewson Apr 29, 2022 African Moot, Documentary, Hot Docs 2022, Shameela Seedat African Moot marks the Hot Docs return of human rights law specialist/award-winning filmmaker Shameela Seedat, who last took the Special Jury Prize at the fest back in 2018 with Whispering Truth to Power. That doc trailed her nation’s brave anti-corruption crusader Thuli Madonsela, South Africa’s first female… More “The Law Can Be Used Simultaneously to Harm and to Help…”: Shameela Seedat on Her Hot Docs-Premiering African Moot

“I Think of the Digital Chip as a Film Stock”: DP Shawn Kim on Shooting Ozark‘s Final Season

by Matt Mulcaheyin Cinematographers, Columns, Interviewson Apr 28, 2022 Ozark, Shawn Kim After four seasons of financial and familial duplicity, the winding saga of Missouri drug launderers Wendy and Marty Byrde comes to an end tomorrow as Netflix releases the final half of its 14-episode swan song. I have no idea yet whether the karmic scales will finally tilt towards… More “I Think of the Digital Chip as a Film Stock”: DP Shawn Kim on Shooting Ozark‘s Final Season

A Vintage Rug Covers the Interior of a Mercedes in Opulent Patterns

GRACE EBERT After spending a few years hauling and selling antique rugs from its trunk, a vintage Mercedes underwent a lavish makeover with one of the plush textiles. A project of photographer and designer Mikael Kennedy, the luxury model is lined with pieces of a Farahan rug that covers its floorboards, trunk and subwoofer, and rear… More A Vintage Rug Covers the Interior of a Mercedes in Opulent Patterns