‘Enthusiasm’ through the Lenses of Moyra Davey, Wolfgang Tillmans and Yasmine El Rashidi

A series of specially commissioned photographs for frieze’s 200th issue

Moyra Davey

Wolfgang Tillmans

Yasmine El Rashidi

Moyra Davey, Baldwin Pocket Books, 2018. Courtesy: the artist

Moyra Davey
Moyra Davey is an artist based in New York, USA. 

Homage to James Baldwin, 2018, specially commissioned for frieze’s 200th issue

 

Wolfgang Tillmans, Unknown, 2018. Courtesy: the artist

Wolfgang Tillmans
Wolfgang Tillmans is an artist based between Berlin, Germany, Fire Island Pines, USA, and London, UK. In 2018, he worked on the set design for English National Opera’s staging of War Requiem (1962) by Benjamin Britten.

In Shanghai this year, a friend showed me a copy of my book, Burg, from 1998, which has sat on her bookshelf for many years. The enthusiastic bookworms were well into it. We met in a bar and the disco lighting helped our celebration of printed matter. Happy frieze 200!

 

Yasmine El Rashidi, Still Life (after Tacita Dean): photograph towards a study for a film that is now a book about the house becoming something of the past, 2018. Courtesy: the artist

Yasmine El Rashidi
Yasmine El Rashidi is an Egyptian writer. She is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, a contributing editor of Bidoun and the author of Chronicle of a Last Summer, a Novel of Egypt (2016).

Still Life (after Tacita Dean): photograph towards a study for a film that is now a book about the house becoming something of the past, 2018, specially commissioned for frieze’s 200th issue

Wolfgang Tillmans is an artist based between Berlin, Germany, Fire Island Pines, USA, and London, UK. In 2018, he worked on the set design for English National Opera’s staging of War Requiem (1962) by Benjamin Britten.

Moyra Davey is an artist based in New York, USA. 

Yasmine El Rashidi is an Egyptian writer. She is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, a contributing editor of Bidoun and the author of Chronicle of a Last Summer, a Novel of Egypt (2016).

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