Rahime, Kurdish Woman from Turkey (detail), 1979, photographs, pencil, coloured pencil, paint and mixed media on cardboard, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist and Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul; photograph: Hadiye Cangök

The artist takes us through her multi-faceted practice, now on view in her retrospective at Museum Ludwig, Cologne 

By Övül Ö. Durmuşoğlu

In further news: calls to close tax loopholes for art-filled ‘freeports’; Elmgreen & Dragset memorial to gay Holocaust victims vandalized

By Frieze News Desk


28 Oct

South Korea’s Culture Minister resigns over alleged cultural blacklist; Museum of Islamic Art Cairo reopens after three years

Operndorf Afrika at Frieze Projects 2016. Courtesy: Frieze

A report on the first Frieze Projects symposium, ‘Working Across Continents’ 

On the recent collapse of Cairo's Townhouse Gallery and the continued struggle to rebuild

By Sara El Adl
Matthew Connors, View from Qubba Palace Gates, 2013. Courtesy the artist.

Each approach is valid and necessary, but none alone is sufficient – especially in places undergoing rapid transition

By Brian Sholis
Installation view, Adam Henein Museum, Cairo, 2014. Courtesy: Adam Henein Museum, Cairo.

The visibility and invisibility of art in Cairo

By Clare Davies
Army tanks stand on Qasr al Nil bridge, July 2013. Courtesy: Mosireen

The recent activities of the Cairo-based film collective

By Basia Lewandowska Cummings
Hrair Sarkissian, from the ‘Execution Squares’ series, 2008, archival inkjet prints, each 1.3 × 1.6 m

How artists and curators have responded to upheaval in the Arab world, from 1967 to the present day

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
Adel el Siwi, Egypt. 

Various venues, Cairo, Egypt

By Lars Bang Larsen