From nature to politics, here are 5 must-see exhibitions that will change the way you see the world.
Installation view of Incoming by Richard Mosse. Photo: Tristan Fewings
Richard Mosse at the Barbican
The conceptual documentary photographer presents a highly original and chilling view of the refugee crisis by using advanced new thermographic weapons and border imaging that registers heat signatures.
15 February 2017 – 23 April 2017, Curve Gallery, free admission
Hellen van Meene, Untitled (79), 2000
Terrains of the Body: Photography From The National Museum of Women in the Arts
This collection display showcases photography and video work by 17 contemporary artists from around the world. Join them as they embrace the female body as a vital medium for storytelling, expressing identity and reflecting individual and collective experience.
18 January 2017 – 16 April 2017, Whitechapel Gallery, free admission
The art of algae, Pere Soler
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Always a must-see exhibit, explore everything from intimate portraits to dramatic landscapes and discover how photographers’ passion for the natural world produces startling images.
21 October 2016 – 10 September 2017, Natural History Museum, £6.50 – £13.50
Wolfgang Tillmans: 2017
Wolfgang Tillmans at the Tate
From addressing vital political issues to intimate portraits of Frank Ocean, take a trip through Tate Modern and explore the work of one of documentarian of our generation.
15 February – 11 June 2017, Tate Modern, £12.50
William Eggleston, Santa Monica, 1974, from the series Los Alamos, 1965-1974
William Eggleston at Foam Amsterdam
Take yourself on an American road trip with master lensman William Eggleston as Foam showcase 75 images taken between 1966 and 1974.
17 March 2017 – 7 June 2017, Foam Amsterdam, €7 – €11
Words Tori West
Featured image: William Eggleston, Louisiana, 1971-1974, from the series Los Alamos, 1965-1974