Weekend Reading List

From the virtues of cannibalism to how to photograph yourself naked: what to read this weekend


Carina Brandes Untitled, 2013, black and white photograph on baryta paper, 56 × 38 cm. Courtesy: BQ, Berlin, and Team, New York

Carina Brandes, Untitled, 2013, black and white photograph on baryta paper, 56 × 38 cm. Courtesy: BQ, Berlin, and Team Gallery, New York

  • ‘A ravenous edge’ – Rob Young remembers electronic musician Mika Vainio who recently passed away.

  • Heading to Berlin for gallery weekend? Check out Harry Thorne’s guide to the must-see shows.

  • Do we live in Margaret Atwood’s reproductive dystopia?

  • A funeral parade ­– an interview with the late Funeral Parade of Roses director Toshio Matsumoto.

  • Is it really so wrong to eat your neighbour? On the sacred history of cannibalism.

  • Continuity or disruption? The troubled French election.

  • ‘Don’t photograph yourself naked’ and six other rules that photographers should (or maybe shouldn’t) observe.

Paul Clinton is a writer based in London, UK. He is associate editor of frieze and Frieze Masters Magazine. In 2015 he co-curated the exhibition 'duh? Art & Stupidity' at Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK.

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