Frieze Announces Its 2012 Talks Program

Frieze Art Fair, which is being held in London Oct. 11-14, announced its line-up of Frieze Talks today. Some highlights include John Waters on the subject of “Stupidity,” Tino Sehgal in conversation with Jörg Heiser, panel discussions featuring the New Museum’s Lauren Cornell and Triple Canopy’s Alex Provan and novelist Lynne Tillman speaking on the relationship between imagination and criticism. A full schedule is below.

Thursday 11 October
1.30pm: Kasper König (Director, Museum Ludwig, Cologne) in conversation with Jochen Volz (Head of Programmes, Serpentine Gallery and Contributing Editor, frieze, London)
5pm: ‘Art and Life’ – Brian O’Doherty (Artist, Critic and Novelist, New York and Todi, Italy)
Friday 12 October
1.30pm: ‘Deeply Superficial’ – Lauren Cornell (Essay Writer and Curator, New York); Oliver Laric (Artist, Berlin); Martin Westwood (Artist, London)
Chair: Isobel Harbison (Curator and Writer, London)
5pm: Lynne Tillman (Critic and Novelist, New York )
Saturday 13 October
1.30pm: ‘Being Difficult: a panel on Refusal and Responsibility’ – Hassan Khan (Artist, Cairo); Akram Zaatari (Artist, Beirut); Vasıf Kortun (Director of Research and Programs, SALT, Istanbul)
Chair: Kaelen Wilson-Goldie (Writer, Beirut)
5pm: Sturtevant (Artist, Paris) in conversation with John Waters (Film Director and Artist, Baltimore)
Sunday 14 October
1.30pm: ‘Attention! Criticism and its Distractions’ – Orit Gat (Writer, Editor and Translator, Brooklyn); Alex Provan (Writer and Editor, Triple Canopy, NewYork); Marina Warner (Writer, Novelist and Critic, London)
Chair: Brian Dillon (Writer and UK Editor, Cabinet, London)
4pm: Tino Sehgal (Artist, Berlin) in conversation with Jörg Heiser (Co-Editor, frieze, Berlin)
Frieze Announces Its 2012 Talks Program