The HERO Winter Annual 2021 – featuring Nicholas Houlton the cover in conversation with Kristen Stewart. Together in Stewart’s Los Angeles house, the pair reflect on their careers and consider the changing cultural landscape that brings context to the stories they tell. Inside – Fresh from his break-out role in Paolo Sorrentino’s new semi-autobiographical film The Hand of God, cinema’s new golden boy Filippo Scotti reconnects with the Italian auteur to discuss the project. One of the UK’s most respected and accomplished conceptual artists, Michael Craig-Martin probes the relationship between objects and images in relation to the current pandemic, in-conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, and British sculpture artist Thomas J. Price dissects his craft: translating his classical medium into a voice of contemporary provocation. Peter Sarsgaardspeaks to Jessie Buckley following the release of their acclaimed new film, The Lost Daughter – Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut – and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City’s protagonist Hannah John-Kamen is in-conversation with co-star Tom Hopper. Acclaimed filmmaker Will Sharpe takes us through the psychedelic eccentricity of his upcoming biopic, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, and from the middle of the Texan desert, Daisy Nam, curator of Ballroom Marfa, reflects on how the pandemic forced the art world to reinvent and reassess.