Dating, murder, and DIS Magazine were all under one roof this last week for the 10th Frieze London, the annual art fair held this year in the Regents Park area. With the works of over 1,000 artists on display from 175 galleries from around the world, this was the most global-reaching year in the event’s history. It was also the busiest, and walking through the exhibition space, it wasn’t hard to see why.
HER RAVE CARICATURES A THING OF THE PAST, ARTIST MARIKO MORI FOCUSES ON CREATING NEW ECO-FRIENDLY INSTALLATIONS TO BE ENJOYED BY GENERATIONS TO COME Photography Susanna Howe Text Kevin McGarry Over the past twenty years, connectedness has been a driving theme in Mariko Mori’s art, one sparked by our ever-mounting technological frenzy. Born in Tokyo, Mori was a fashion student and runway model in the 1980s before she moved to London and then New York.
“I have a provocative voice, but I’m not being personally antagonistic,” says artist K8 Hardy. “It’s just my style!” Something of a pop culture chameleon, Texas-born, New York-based Hardy has used photography, sculpture, performance and video to investigate and subvert our ideas behind gender, sexuality, class, fashion, politics and art. A founding member of the queer feminist artist collective LTTR, Hardy is also the artist behind the groundbreaking zine FashionFashion, and most recently, the acclaimed photographic series “Position Series”.
People in the know recognize the ongoing sibling connection—and sometimes rivalry—between art and film, as being one creative ‘scene’ and ‘movement’ that inspires the other.
Of course Brazil is rife with sun, waterfalls, mists, and other natural phenomena, but no one does manmade sensorial spectacles quite like the great Danish–Icelandic artist
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