frieze magazine

Issue 149

September 2012

dOCUMENTA (13): Alex Farquharson and Kaelen Wilson-Goldie grapple with the complexities of an exhibition that incorporates more than 300 participants on multiple sites which extend beyond Kassel to Alexandria/Cairo, Banff and Kabul.

‘Questions and Answers’: Suzanne Lacy talks to Jennifer Higgie about the collaborations, videos and large-scale performances that she has created over the past 40 years. ‘

‘Look into the Camera’: Since the early 1960s Peter Watkins has explored film’s potential as a medium of communication and catharsis for actors and audiences alike. Jonty Claypole visits the director and the cast of his 1974 film Edvard Munch.

‘Never Enough’: On the occasion of David France’s new documentary How to Survive a Plague and a recent retrospective at New York University’s 80WSE gallery, writer Jennifer Kabat looks back at the AIDS activism of ACT UP and Gran Fury in the late 1980s and early ’90s and finds a template for the future.

Since the early 1960s, Peter Watkins has explored film’s potential as a medium of communication and catharsis 

Kateřina Šedá’s projects question the pros and cons of an artistic practice that purports to be for the good of its participants

Redmond Entwistle on the making of Walk-Through (2012), a film about Michael Asher’s ‘Post-Studio’ class at CalArts.

Black Sand Beach, 2011

Melancholy and entropy haunt the French artist’s films and photographs

'Switch’, 2012, installation view

Mark Godfrey travelled to four cities to gain a deeper understanding of Theaster Gates's intermingling of art with urban regeneration

The Cycle Savages, 1969, film still

Bikesploitation and art

Newsrooms, agitprop theatre and the‘living newspaper'

Morag Keil Civil War, 2012, eight-channel sound installation and Tupperware bowls

Alex Farquharson and Kaelen Wilson-Goldie grapple with the complexities of dOCUMENTA (13)

A survey of recently founded artist-run art academies and education programmes