Frieze Talks

Photography: Clément Pascal

Curators Tom Eccles and Amy Zion take a literary theme for 2018

Penny Slinger, Alison Gingeras, Marilyn Minter and Cosey Fanni Tutti speaking at Frieze Talks 2017

Four pioneering female artists in a Frieze Talks panel chaired by Alison M. Gingeras, curator of Sex Work

Frieze Art Fair Video - 04 Oct 2017

Curator Ralph Rugoff (Hayward Gallery, London) explains the theme and reveals some highlights of Frieze Talks at Frieze London 2017

Still from The Square (2017). Courtesy: Alamode Films

Is the the curator cinema’s new bogeyman? Daniel Birnbaum and Joerg Heiser debate 

Belgian Pavillion, Venice Biennale 2015, installation view. Courtesy: Adam Penleton/Pace London

Jeremy Deller, Antony Gormley and Adam Pendleton ask how should we commenorate history in public?

Talks and performances at Frieze London exploring art in an age of 'alternative facts', curated by Ralph Rugoff

Frieze Talks address the critical issue of open and closed borders

Erik Van Lieshout, Untitled, 2014, Charcoal, ink and vinyl on paper, 150 x 253.5 cm, Private collection, courtesy the artist and Anton Kern Gallery, New York, © Erik van Lieshout

Artists debate the social and communal aspects of borders with curator Sarah McCrory

Fatima Al Qadiri. Photo by Daniel Sannwald

On the role of borders – and how the arts can traverse them – in our current political climate

Wolfgang Tillmans. Image by Carmen Brunner. Image Courtesy Maureen Paley, London

What was it like to be in London at the time?


How artists negotiate personal and psychological boundaries in their work

Jananne Al-Ani, Aerial I, production still from Shadow Sites II, 2011

What are the utopian and dystopian qualities of the desert that draw artists over generations?