Issue 204

On the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, we should take up the call of the women who fought on the front lines of the LGBTQ rights revolution

By Evan Moffitt

The novelist Lucy Ives considers guilt and fiction-making, and what it meant to survive a year – and a decade – of such dashed promise

By Lucy Ives

Contemplating deep space and ‘cosmic archaeology’, the artist reflects on her fascination with the universe beyond planet Earth

By Katie Paterson

Affect theory is a carefully constructed blind spot, writes Susanne von Falkenhausen, blind to its own ideologies

By Susanne von Falkenhausen

For more than 60 years the Tehran-born, Minneapolis-based artist has made work about community, coexistence and the experience of exile

By Ian Bourland

The leading Argentinian novelist recalls the cruelty of his hometown’s self-designated cultural curator: his mother

By César Aira and Ariel Cusnir

After her celebrated book Seasonal Associate, author Heike Geissler presents a new story for frieze

By Heike Geissler

The artist’s work, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, explores the historic and contemporary injustices that inscribe life in Brazil

By Lilia Moritz Schwarcz

The menswear designer discusses the writers, artists and spiritual traditions that have influenced her

By Grace Wales Bonner

In her new memoir, the poet asks whether art has a purpose beyond representation

By Diana Hamilton

Writer Jörg Scheller considers her practice in light of contemporary political debates and artist Juliette Blightman delves into Cahn’s recently published texts

By Jörg Scheller and Juliette Blightman

With a recent show at Stephen Friedman Gallery, the Grenadian-born British artist talks to Osei Bonsu about painting, London's 1980s club scene and moving to Cornwall

By Osei Bonsu