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CONTENTS February 2018 www.artmonthly.co.uk

COVER Scott King One Bad Apple 2017

1 INTERVIEW Rasheed Araeen Interviewed by Virginia Whiles

6 FEATURES Arab Summer What is Arab art asks Omar Kholeif 10 Stillness Brian Hatton muses on modes of attention and the fate of the figure

15 COMMENT EDITORIAL

16 NEWS ARTNOTES

20 PROFILE Sophie Jung Profile by Kathryn Lloyd

22 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS

From Ear to Ear to Eye: Sounds and Stories from Across the Arab World Amy Budd 23 Turbulence Joanne Laws 24 Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting Karen Di Franco 26 Ulay: so you see me Dominic Johnson 27 Wu Tsang: Under Cinema Ellen Mara De Wachter 28 Idea Home Show Lara Eggleton 30 Scott King: Welcome to Saxnot Claire Louise Staunton Jacqueline Donachie: Right Here Among Them Adam Benmakhlouf 32 Steven Pippin: Engineered Equanimity Lizzie Lloyd A Synchronology: The Contemporary and Other Times Catherine Spencer 34 Andrew Lacon: Fragments Kate V Robinson:

Issue No 413 Taking art apart since 1976

This Mess is Kept Afloat Tom Emery 35 Otobong Nkanga: The Breath from Fertile Grounds Chris Clarke 36 Condo Paul Carey-Kent 38 BOOKS TJ Demos: Against the Anthropocene – Visual Culture and Environment Today Ashiya Eastwood 39 SOUND Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival David Briers

41 REPORT Letter from Buenos Aires Bob Dickinson 43 Letter from Cairo Maxa Zoller

45 ARTLAW Fair Image Use Fees Henry Lydiate

46 LISTINGS

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