Nick Relph

The review of Nick Relph’s show at Chisenhale Gallery appeared in frieze:  Nick Relph, Water on the Lip, 2013, c-type print, framed 122 x 76cm Textiles and fabrics of one kind or another have figured prominently in Nick Relph’s recent output, roughly since he and his long-time collaborator Oliver Payne decided to go it alone in 2010. Included in Bice Curiger’s ‘ILLUMInations’ at the 2011 Venice Biennale, his film Thre Stryppis Quhite Upon ane Blak Field (2010) superimposes three separate documentary strands dealing with the history of tartan, the artist Ellsworth Kelly, and the Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons. … Continue reading Nick Relph

Strike: Opera

This review of Strike: Opera at Leipzig’s Schaubühne appeared on   Ulf Aminde, Strike: Opera #3, 2013, performance documentation, Schaubühne, Leipzig. All images courtesy: Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig (GfZK)   Dramatis Personae (in order of appearance): ULF AMINDE, Berlin-based artistJOANNA WARSZA, curator of ‘Performative Democracy’ at the GfZK Leipzig BENJAMIN MEYER–KRAMER, teacher on the Cultures of the Curatorial program, Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig FRANCISCA ZÓLYOM, director of GfZK Leipzig ANNA SCHMIKAT, artist based in Leipzig JENNY BAINES, artist based in London LENKA KUKUROVA, activist and curator, GfZK Leipzig FELIX MEYER, Berlin-based artist AGNIESZKA GRATZA, writer from London … Continue reading Strike: Opera