Metahaven’s latest film is a hybrid of live action, animation and graphics and interrogates what we consider as ‘truth’ in the digital world – a question made all the more pertinent as VR begins to take hold.
Rick Poynor is an acclaimed critic and writer on design and visual culture. He writes a weekly column about photography at designobserver.com
A new exhibition at the V&A charts the revolutionary spirit that emerged in the mid-to-late 1960s and permeated our social, political and visual cultures.
With economy and warmth, Willem Sandberg brought the visual identity of the Stedelijk Museum to life in the 1950s, as a new must-see exhibition proves
“I don’t have a philosophy, I have a camera,” said Saul Leiter. Rick Poynor enjoys his deceptively simple approach
New exhibition Burden of Proof at the Photographers’ Gallery looks at how photography became a fixture of forensics and aided the investigation of violent crime. Rick Poynor investigates
From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, visual protest continues to be a vital part of any social movement. New book Visual Impact examines how 21st-century dissent still lives in the streets but now thrives on social media. Reviewed by Rick Poynor
A new book on ‘visual poetry’ since 2000 examines its place as an artform but avoids the bigger aesthetic questions