Arts & Culture
Mattes first photography solo at Belmacz reveals life and destruction in its raw forms - the life of the meteorite and the destruction of the Earth - but also renewal of Earth making way for new life, taking us full circle.
Artist Victoria Lucas looks to the Californian desert landscape as a backdrop for tales of pioneering migratory travel, often told from the cinematic perspective of the American white male. Her installations reimagine versions of place to examine cultural representations of female characters.
Martine Poppe talks with fellow painter Aglaé Bassens about a changing political landscape, how a sense of place has shaped her work and the importance of materiality in constructing narrative within her paintings.
At The Photographers' Gallery this summer, Gregory Crewdson takes over three floors with Cathedral of the Pines, set in Becket, Massachusetts. In true Crewdson form, meticulous care and decision making is taken over every stunning detail within shot, revealing caverns of isolation and fault lines in human interactivity.
Up until the 1980s the landscape of Borneo's rainforests were untouched & unadulterated, occupied only by wildlife & indigenous tribes. For fifteen months, forty years ago, Robin Hanbury-Tenison led one of the largest expeditions into these rainforests & his extraordinary undertaking triggered the global rainforest movement & illuminated how vital rainforests are to the global environment.
Californian photographer, Rhombie Sandoval, has fallen in love with Iceland since her time as artist-in-residence at Heima on the east coast of the country. She captures the truths of the Icelandic people in her series of portraits, depicting those she has encountered during her time exploring the island.