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The shishi-mai (lion dance), which is part and parcel of New Year’s celebrations, is a traditional folk dance performed by dancers wearing large
Danish photographer Søren Solkær (1969) is famous for his atmospheric and cinematic celebrity portraits. But he has recently turned his hand to
There is so much happening right now. It feels like everything is moving at a cataclysmic speed. This issue of Aesthetica is dedicated to
“I am drawn to the unsettling, and try to inject it into my work where possible, seeking out connections between humour and tragedy. At first
“It is said that a crumpled piece of paper can never regain its original shape; the trace persists. In the same way, nature, which is
Colour-blocking has been a huge source of inspiration for artists and designers since the early 20th century, pairing complementary shades and
On 28 December 2016, Barack Obama made an official presidential proclamation, establishing Bears Ears, San Juan County, Utah, as a National Monument.
Apples, as visual iconographies, are deeply embedded into western culture, from the Bible and Magritte to the logos on the backs of our smartphones.
The human eye can only detect light (and, in turn, colour) from wavelengths in the range of 400 to 700 nanometres (nm). Infrared light sits outside
The tulip is synonymous with the Netherlands – despite having first been cultivated in Turkey. Following its entrance into Europe in the 16th
The South looms large in the American psyche. The birth- place of key literary, cultural, social and political leaders, it’s also scarred by a
It took human history until around 1800 for world population to reach one billion. The second billion was achieved in 130 years (1930), the third
Palaeoclimatology is the study of ancient climates – those which existed before direct measurements of temperature, distance and time. Through this
by AFP DUBAI – From the world’s tallest building to the deepest diving pool, the United Arab Emirates, which turns 50 on Thursday, has a love of