October 4, 2013 - frieze - Issue 158 out now
October 4, 2013

Issue 158 out now

frieze issue 158 out now
Winner announced for the Writer’s Prize 2013

Frieze Video—exclusively online now


Writers Prize Winner 2013
frieze is pleased to announce Caoimhe Morgan-Feir is the winner of this year’s Writer’s Prize with her review on Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller’s Lost in the Memory Palace at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, which can be read online on the frieze website. Morgan-Feir has been commissioned to write her first review for the magazine, and will be awarded 2,000 GBP. The judges this year were Christy Lange, associate editor of frieze, and regular frieze columnists Sean O’Toole and Lynne Tillman.

frieze received more than 200 entries from around the world. This year’s runner-up is Anna Searle Jones, for her review of Becky Beasley’s recent exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol.

In the October issue of frieze:

Peculiar Galaxies: Caoimhin Mac Giolla Léith considers the recent work of the legendary and elusive artist Lutz Bacher on the occasion of her long-awaited first solo exhibition in the UK at the ICA, London. 

My Influences: Ahead of his solo show at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, which opens on 23 October, Philippe Parreno speaks to frieze co-editor Jennifer Higgie about ghosts, garden design and Stravinsky’s Petrushka.

Rumours & Recognition: ‘If there are artists who were not allowed to show or teach, who were overlooked and ignored, the how can you trace their influence?’ Kaelen Wilson–Goldie on a number of recent exhibitions celebrating the achievements of overlooked women artists.

Who Would Believe It?: Film director Nicolas Roeg talks to his friend, the artist John Stezaker, about collage, editing and memory, and film’s ability to ‘trap shadows.’

City Report: Johannesburg: Sean O’Toole and Gabi Ngcobo report on recent developments in arts and culture in the city which the philosopher Achille Mbembe once called ‘the elusive metropolis.’

More highlights:

The Tumour Set Free: A specially commissioned artist’s project by Robert Cuoghi

The Further Adventures of Parlando, Melisma & The Cookie Monster: Mark Beasley sketches a brief history of unique singing techniques.

Work & Play: ‘Pragmatics, politics and play’—artists as undercover agents in the work of Bik Van der Pol, by Nick Aikens.

A Trace of a Trace: Ben Lerner on the framing of art and life in Rachel Kushner‘s 2013 novel The Flamethrowers.

Life in Film: ‘I like the brevity of my engagement with film’—the British artist Adam Chodzko on the films that have most influenced him.

Q: What image keeps you company in the space where you work? A: The window—curator Raimundas Malašauskas answers the frieze questionnaire.

Caragh Thuring, Alexander Tovborg, Alan Reid, Shadi Habib Allah in focus

Reviews: 31 reviews from 22 cities in 15 countries, including James Turrell at Los Angeles County Museum of Art & Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Whole Earth at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, and Four Summer Shows at Carl Freedman Gallery, Lisson Gallery, Paradise Row and White Cube, London; as well as reviews from: Annandale-on-Hudson, Barcelona, Berlin, Bristol, Brussels, Leeds, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Manchester, Mexico City, Mumbai, New York, Nottingham, Oslo, Shanghai, Stromboli, Sydney, Toronto, Treignac, Utrecht and Washington D.C.

Frieze Online

Frieze Video: Deutsche Börse prizewinners Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin discuss their new publication, Holy Bible; and the second in a our series of films about non-profit spaces focuses on three organizations in New York.

On the Frieze blog: Agnieszka Gratza interviews filmmakers Ben Rivers and Ben Russell about their new film, A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness; Amy Sherlock reports from the Jerusalem Season of Culture; while Natalie Shooter gives an overview of independent spaces in Morocco.

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