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24 The Way We Live Now We celebrate Sir Terence Conran’s 80th birthday and explore his impact on contemporary life.
30 Confronting the Past Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents an important exhibition of work on Jewish history and mythology by German artist Anselm Kiefer.
36 Talking Images Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2011.
44 History in Context The first major survey of three decades of Zarina Bhimji’s highly emotive work.
50 Spectral Images of a Dark City A compelling view of unseen London.
58 Industrial Realism Sharon Lockhart’s Lunch Break examines the changing roles in the work force.
64 An Unfamiliar Reality Camilo Echeverri’s SuperWomen employs a subverting notion of happiness.
72 Speak To Me A year of Aesthetica photographers.
80 Poignant & Unlikely Director, Pablo Giorgelli, discusses his latest award-winning film Las Acacias.
84 The Inaugural Festival ASFF 2011: Our director’s view & festival sampler.
88 Playing for Laughs Musical comedy is a hard genre to crack, and even the brightest stars are often sidelined.
90 Wild Flag Revolution girl style now: 10 years later.
92 Expression through Dance Danser Sa Vie details the place of dance in art history and its influence on the visual arts.
egulars 16 News 22 10 to See 97 Live on Stage 114 Last words with: Christoph Benjamin Schulz Reviews 78 Exhibitions 87 DVDs 91 Music 99 Books