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frieze announces free iPad app sampler of issue 152

Now available for iPad, the frieze app contains specially commissioned films, audio clips and slide-shows, as well as all the regular frieze features and reviews enhanced by additional visuals. Exclusively commissioned content for the January/February issue of the app includes a video interview with legendary avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas.

A free sampler of the frieze app is available now, presenting highlights from the January/February edition alongside special extras, such as animations by Tala Madani, whose paintings and drawings are explored in the new issue.

Featured in the January/February issue:

House and Home: On the occasion of a major touring retrospective marking four decades of Robert Adam‘s photographs, Michael Famighetti considers the changing American landscape in the artist’s work.

The Whole Thing: Cuban-American painter Carmen Herrera talks to British artist David Batchelor about her 80 years of making art:
‘I love the straight line. I love it. It’s such a nice feeling, too. If some ink falls, I’m devastated.‘

My Influences: Eli Sudbrack of assume vivid astro focus writes about the people, places and artists that have influenced his collaborative multimedia practice. His choices range from Marvel Comics to trannies and from voguing to the natural landscape.

Plus, Aram Moshayedi on Tala Madani; Jennifer Kabat considers how Paul Elliman responds to the spaces, objects, words and sounds that surround him; and Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi and Mark Fisher discuss exhaustion, the financial crisis, aesthetic resistance and the ‘slow cancellation of the future.’

Also included in issue 152, all our regular columns and comments:

Jennifer Allen ponders limousines, road trips and mobility; Kaelen Wilson-Goldie asks what it takes to work as an artist in Beirut today; and George Pendle considers Trevor Paglen‘s recent space-bound project, The Last Pictures.

Agnieszka Gratza reflects on the experience of taking part in These associations by Tino Sehgal; Tirdad Zolghadr asks how Occupy has impacted the New York art scene; and Andrea Büttner discusses the books that have influenced her.

Music: Rob Young chronicles the birth of musique concrète.

Books: Three new publications about globalization and contemporary curating.

Exhibitions: 40 reviews from 27 cities in 18 countries, including the 30th Bienal de São Paulo; Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and Brighton Photo Biennial 2012.

Finally, on the back page, Jonas Mekas answers the Questionnaire.

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