frieze magazine

Issue 186

April 2017

The April issue of frieze invites a number of artists, activists and thinkers to reflect on the theme of protest: contributors include Tania Bruguera, Okwui Enwezor, Slavs and Tatars and many others.

Also in this issue: deputy editor Amy Sherlock interviews painter Jacqueline de Jong, Travis Diehl looks at the work of queer Chicano performance artist Rafa Esparza, and Hans-Jürgen Hafner interviews Dusseldorf based artist Chris Reinecke whose work deals with issues of housing and political agitation relevant to the protest survey. Answering the questionnaire for this issue is artist and Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama.  

What can documenta 14 do for Athens?

By Yiannis Baboulias

A survey of more than 50 respondents from over 30 countries

Maeve Brennan, The Drift, 2016, video stills. Courtesy: the artist; produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London, and Spike Island, Bristol; commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery, London, Spike Island, Bristol, The Whitworth, Manchester, and Lismore Castle Arts

A new film by Maeve Brennan reflects on lives caught up in the conflict in Lebanon

By Harry Thorne

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, USA

By Ian Bourland

Del Vaz Projects, Los Angeles, USA

By Jennifer Piejko

Seoul Museum of Art, Korea

By Park Jaeyong

Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

By Timotheus Vermeulen

NEON at the Athens Conservatoire, Greece

By Cathryn Drake

Aargauer Kunsthaus, Switzerland

By Jörg Scheller

Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

By Moritz Scheper

Writers and curators Osei Bonsu, Okwui Enwezor, L.A. Kauffman, Rob Sharp, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung and Zheng Bo respond 

Robert Rauschenberg's legacy lives on at his former home and studio in Florida

By Andrianna Campbell