Mimi Chu is assistant editor of frieze and is based in London, UK.
From Lynette Yiadom-Boakye in London to Mary Quant in Dundee
From Olivia Erlanger’s aspirational interiors to Juliette Blightman’s Dorothy Iannone-inspired Tarot deck, here are the best shows in and around London
Through sub-par speakers in bedrooms and living rooms, across cities and continents – queer joy persists
Why is female fear often conflated with desire?
Drones, 1980s synth-pop and a giant chess board turn the show into a game whose rules are never quite clear
With KIAF in town, your guide to the best exhibitions
Mimi Chu on Robertas Narkus, Nástio Mosquito, Nora Turato and more
A graveyard of trees previously submerged has given way to a fantasy of resurrection
Curated by Charlie Porter, ‘Palimpsest’ turns the attention back on the history of the neo-gothic estate
From viral slime to medieval botany, these artists are probing the margins of mainstream knowledge
From Myspace aesthetics to Backpack Kid, entering London’s narrative projects feels like stumbling into an online echo chamber
This year’s edition presented an eclectic, international and historical programme that comprised more than 100 screenings and events in the city
‘You invite us to forge a ‘we’ with you and your images, to empathize, nodding snorts of identification brimming with tears’
An exhibition at Pilar Corrias, London, shows the artist using mainstream stock and cultural quotations to depict marginalized subjectivities
A concise retrospective at König London explores the transition of the artist’s paintings and extends her short-lived career into the present
Recent insights from scholars suggest the famed work may have had a female patron
The first public exhibition of a 15th-century altar-hanging prompts the question: who made it?
The LA-based painter’s exquisite skewing of Renaissance and biblical scenes at Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Inti Guerrero’s show taps relentlessly at the question: what is the human cost of industry?
A Hollywood actor whose image has become troll-bait is the protagonist of a show exploring cross-cultural identity and misogyny in the internet age
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