Issue 10
Jun – Aug 2013

The 10th issue of frieze d/e looks to Switzerland with conversations discussing key aspects of the country’s art scene and history. Featuring Geneva-based artists John M Armleder and Mai-Thu Perret in conversation about their respective practices, art movement revivals and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge.

With a major retrospective of Meret Oppenheim currently at the Kunstforum, Vienna, former curator at the Kunsthaus Zurich Bice Curiger and her successor Cathérine Hug discuss the influence and legacy of the artist’s work.

Also featured in Issue 10: Basel-based poet and writer Quinn Latimer reflects on living and writing in Switzerland; Raphael Gygax considers the tactics of reenactment in the film installations of Dani Gal; plus Werner Büttner talks to Jörg Heiser and Jan Verwoert about polemics and punchlines in more than three decades of work on show in his retrospective at ZKM, Karlsruhe.

From this issue

The first 3D printed gun was fired in the US recently. A starting pistol for the technology’s rise and dissemination? Perhaps, but artists have got there first

BY Paul Teasdale |

John M Armleder and Mai-Thu Perret discuss art making, Switzerland, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and rowing

BY Mai-Thu Perret |

Is there any longer an outside to the art world?

BY Kirsty Bell |

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart

BY Roberto Ohrt |

Living and writing in Switzerland

BY Quinn Latimer |

The director Milo Rau and his theatrical hyper-allegories

BY Jörg Scheller |

Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna

BY Pablo Larios |

Meret Oppenheim would have celebrated her 100th birthday in October this year. The centenary has prompted a major retrospective in Vienna which will travel to Berlin, and this conversation between former curator of Kunsthaus Zurich Bice Curiger and her successor Cathérine Hug

BY Bice Curiger |

In this series, frieze d/e looks at the logistics behind art works. Here, the founder and the director of Sitterwerk in St. Gallen explain the foundry’s many functions and processes.

BY Ariane Roth |

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich

BY Kito Nedo |

Regionalism at large: Valentin Carron represents Switzerland at this year’s Venice Biennale

BY Matthias Sohr |

The Academy of the Arts of the World in Cologne aims to encourage ‘productive dissent’

BY Timotheus Vermeulen |

In his sound, film and slide installations, Dani Gal confronts the loose ends of collective trauma

Société Berlin, Germany

BY Sara Stern |

In this series, frieze d/e asks artists to discuss their affinities to another person’s work. Here, Sibylle Berg shares her enthusiasm for the Finnish video artist Heta Multanen

BY Jan Kedves |

The Look and the Now

BY Daniel Horn |

Kunstverein Braunschweig

BY Cynthia Krell |

Speculative Realism in Germany

BY Ana Teixeira Pinto |

Fashion designer Ayzit Bostan presents her selection of favourite objects

BY Ayzit Bostan |

Abstraction turned impossibly concrete

BY Pablo Larios |

WIELS, Brussels

BY Nav Haq |

Laughing with Lacan

BY Dominikus Müller |

Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria

BY Ulrich Tragatschnig |

On the occasion of his retrospective in Karlsruhe, Werner Büttner talks to Jan Verwoert and Jörg Heiser about polemics and punchlines in more than three decades of work

BY Jan Verwoert |

Tobias Naehring Leipzig

BY Kito Nedo |

Choose a single object of special significance from your working or living environment

BY Roman Signer |

Kunsthaus Langenthal

Johnen Galerie, Berlin

BY Tal Sterngast |

Neuer Aachener Kunstverein

BY Dominikus Müller |

MMK, Frankfurt am Main

BY Thibaut de Ruyter |

Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin

BY Arielle Bier |

Conductor-turned-filmmaker, Christian von Borries’s films blend Pop appeal with Capitalist critique

BY Thomas Hübener |

Dorothea Schlueter, Hamburg

BY Jens Asthoff |

Import Projects, Berlin

Theseustempel, Vienna

BY Vitus Weh |

Helmhaus, Zürich

BY Max Glauner |