ARTBOOK + Koenig Books invite you to join Claudia Rankine author of Citizen: An American Lyric for a book signing after her Frieze Talk at 11.30am
Citizen: An American Lyric uses poetry, essay, cultural criticism, and visual images, to explore what it means to be an American citizen in a “post-racial” society. The MacArthur Citation described as illuminating ‘the emotional and psychic tensions that mark the experiences of many living in twenty-first century America’. With her MacArthur Grant, Rankine has founded the Racial Imaginary Institute.
Jason Farago in conversation with author of Swimmer Among the Stars, Kanishk Tharoor
Author of the recently released collection of short stories, Swimmer Among the Stars, Kanishk Tharoor and Even editor Jason Farago will discuss the importance of literature, both historic and contemporary, in the wake of today’s turbulent political and cultural climate. They will cover “Syllabus for 2017,” a collection of books and essays recommended by Even’s contributors, as well as Tharoor’s work as presenter of the BBC’s popular radio show Museum of Lost Objects.
frieze in conversation with Hands off our Revolution
frieze magazine hosts a conversation with Ann Marie Peña, Brooke Lynn McGowan and artists from Hands off Our Revolution, a global coalition affirming the radical nature of art, moderated by frieze contributing editor Chris Wiley. HOUR affirms the potential for art to counter increasingly stark expressions of xenophobia, racism, sexism, homophobia and unapologetic intolerance.