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Ian Cheng

A 20-artist group show at MAXXI Gallery, Rome, draws lines between surrealism, computer simulation and new forms of algorithmic intelligence

By Rachel Falconer

London

6 Mar
28 May

Opening date set for Louvre Abu Dhabi; London’s Carroll/Fletcher closes; Kate Millett dies at 82

Playlist - 15 May 2017

Talking sea otter; a physicist’s theory of cancer; satirical sci-fi animation

Ian Cheng, Emissary in the Squat of Gods, 2015, video still

Jace Clayton discovers hyper-intelligent dogs and violent humans in the artist’s computer-simulated worlds

By Jace Clayton

Various venues, Liverpool, UK

By Chris Fite-Wassilak
Ed Atkins, Ribbons, 2014, HD film still. Courtesy: the artist and Cabinet, London

The difference between ‘what if’ and ‘as if’ scenarios, and what contemporary art has to do with it

By Timotheus Vermeulen
Elodie Pong - Paradise Paradoxe, 2016, video still. Courtesy the artist

Aoife Rosenmeyer selects the city's best current shows

By Aoife Rosenmeyer

What it's like to stand on the precipice of virtual reality

By Alexander Provan
Ian Cheng, 'Emissary in the Squat of Gods', 2015, exhibition view

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

By Arielle Bier
David Blackaller, August, 2013, painted and waxed wood, 30 × 34 cm, installation view at Maria Stenfors

Pilar Corrias, Maria Stenfors & Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK

By Chris Fite-Wassilak
Ian Cheng, This Papaya Tastes Perfect, 2011, still from motion capture animation

How will stories be told in the future? frieze asks nine artists and writers to reflect on how narrative structures will change as technology advances