Issue 201

Ad Minoliti, Special Commission for frieze issue 201, 2018. Courtesy: the artist

In a special commission for frieze, the artist envisions Martian colonies informed by techno-feminism

By Ad Minoliti

Tanning gives full expression to her childhood imagination and its innately eclectic catalogue of fears, fantasies and domestic psychodramas

By Claire-Louise Bennett

Materialism, metaphysics and mysticism collide in the Shanghai-based artist’s maximalist installations

By Gary Zhexi Zhang
BM Electric Chinese Typewriter brochure, 1913, included in ‘Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age’, 2018–19. Courtesy: Museum of Chinese in America, New York

China’s triumph over Western information technology is world-historical, not just a niche curiosity

By Audrea Lim

‘History is full of people who just didn’t,’ reads the first line of her riveting opening essay, which also serves as a sort of statement of intent

By Negar Azimi

Three decades after German reunification, the artist articulates the inhumanity of right-wing terror, and how ideology lies within domestic interiors

By Kito Nedo

The late Brazilian artist’s retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, is a delicate exploration of his multi-faceted practice

By Fernanda Brenner

A series of sculptures shown at Jenny’s, Los Angeles, challenge traditional categories of art 

By Travis Diehl

In his first comprehensive exhibition in the US, at ICA Boston, a kinetic economy of endeavour quickly emerges

By Emma McCormick-Goodhart

An exhibition at Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing, reflects on the rising voyeurism within changing media structures

By Tom Mouna

With dead ends and doors to nowhere, the recent works of the Scottish artist articulate contemporary forms of nihilism

By Chris Fite-Wassilak

A new collection of works by the late US novelist and filmmaker shows an artist seeking to become free in ways that most women never achieve

By Morgan Jerkins