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frieze magazine

Issue 142

October 2011

Exclusively in the October issue of frieze, we present SUR L’ART (On Art), a previously unpublished artist project by Marcel Broodthaers. Originally intended for a 1975 issue of Studio International, it is available here for the first time as Broodthaers intended. The project is introduced by curator and art historian Cathleen Chaffee.

Artists in the UK are increasingly turning to narrative cinema and mainstream TV. Ed Atkins, Melanie Gilligan, Anja Kirschner and Ben Rivers take part in a panel discussion led by Dan Kidner, discussing how this tendency relates to issues of funding, ideology, duration and display. The work of Ryan Trecartin is explored in an essay by Chris Wiley and an interview with the artist by novelists Katie Kitamura and Hari Kunzru.

The October issue also features: Max Andrews on radicalism, inadequacy and the excluded in the work of Dora García, whose collaborations and performances can be seen in the Spanish Pavillion of the Venice Biennale until the end of November; and Yto Barrada in conversation with frieze co-editor Jennifer Higgie about her reasons for opening a cinematheque in Tangier.

Anja Kirschner & David Panos The Empty Plan, 2010, Production still

In recent years, artists in the UK have increasingly turned to narrative cinema and mainstream TV, a shift that has coincided with a renewed interest in the video and new-media practices of the 197

By Dan Kidner
Yayoi Kusama Horse Play  in Woodstock, a happening, 1967

What should stay the same? Peace and love among the people.

Barra dal civico 8 al civico 9 (A Rod from House No. 8 to House No. 9), 2011, Bronze

Politics and anthropometry: measuring history through yourself

By Vincenzo Latronico

ZKM/ Museum for Contemporary Art

By Vivian Sky Rehberg

Kunstquartier Bethanien / Studio 1 Berlin 

By Dieter Roelstraete
Real Artists Don’t Have Teeth, 2009, Performed by Jakob Tamm, Installation view ‘L’Inadeguato,  Lo Inadecuado,  The Inadequate’ Spanish Pavilion,  54th Venice Biennale, 2011

The collaborations and performances of Dora García, who is currently representing Spain in the Venice Biennale, engage with radicalism, inadequacy and the excluded

By Max Andrews

Sutton Lane at Klosterfelde

By Mark Prince

Kunstverein Hamburg

By Wes Hill
The Wanderer, 2011, Film still

Slippages and the peculiarities of language; its problems and potential

By Nick Aikens

CAPC musee d'art contemporain de Bordeaux

By Raphael Brunel
Michael Portnoy, A collection of 'carrot joke' beginnings at exhibition opening, performance still

Objectif Exhibitions

By Esperanza Rosales

Museet fur Samtidkunst

By Jacob Lillemose