Identity

‘Everyone you let in through the back door will disadvantage someone without those connections’, a new report argues

By Frieze News Desk

A series of extraordinary self-portraits taken in rural France over three decades prompt questions around gender, identity and biography

By Philip Myall

Curator Raphael Gygax brings together eleven artists from eight countries for this year’s Frieze Projects

By Sean O'Toole

An interview with Rosie Hastings and Hannah Quinlan about their project, UK Gaybar Directory 

By Hatty Nestor

Personal politics, labelling and the body: an interview with South African artist Mohau Modisakeng to coincide with his first UK solo exhibition

By Houghton Kinsman

From the poetry of the late Geoffrey Hill to the new literary genre of the 'ultra-unreal': what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

A report from the inaugural ‘Thinking at the Edge of the World’ conference, held on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard

By Harry Thorne

From socially engaged poetry to matters of style: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Habit, 2012, performance at Essex Street Market, New York. Courtesy: the artist; photograph: Marsha Ginsberg

David Levine, whose work embraces theatre, performance and video, discusses acting and identity

By Dan Fox
East is the New West, c.1999, Painted wood, Installation view, Hackney, London. Photograph: Jonathan Griffin.

What does it mean to be a professional artist?

By Dan Fox