Somerset House

From whiteness to the male gaze, photographers Hanna Moon and Joyce Ng reflect on the conventions that underpin the fashion industry

By Shahidha Bari

An event at Somerset House to launch Ignota Press’ first book, the anthology: Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry

By Philomena Epps

With global issues cutting across disciplines, a number of projects are showing where the mixing of art and science can prove productive

By Tom Jeffreys

Inverting the gaze: real life biography, game play fantasy and Frantz Fanon combine in the British artist’s films

By Charlotte Jansen

Paying tribute to W.G. Sebald’s literature of memory and loss, two decades after his lectures on the Allied fire-bombing of German cities

By Houman Barekat

At a time of instantaneous information and fetishized immersivity, artists are evoking scent as an alchemical, bodily response

By Thomas McMullan
Mat Collishaw Thresholds at Somerset House 2017. Courtesy Graham Carlow

Mat Collishaw’s virtual-reality tribute to photo pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot suggests what VR can learn from early photography’s reception

By Laurie Taylor
Saul Leiter, The Rock, c.1975, gouache, casein and watercolour on paper, 38 × 30 cm

The Photographer's Gallery, Somerset House & Hackelbury Fine Art, London, UK

By Jeremy Millar
PJ Harvey, photographed by Seamus Murphy, 2014; Courtesy: © Seamus Murphy

PJ Harvey records a new album in public

By Lucy O’Brien