Silent Frame introduces readers to five artworks every week – from painting to poetry, fashion to food design. Read recent articles below, or browse our themed columns via the links above.
A mother and daughter struggle to reconcile their differences in this tense short film by Tracey Moffatt.
A revolving cast of characters bare the scars of post-war London in this novel by Maureen Duffy.
'Critics should like or dislike an artwork on its own terms.' We talk to electronic musician Lusine.
Deceptive windows, long-lost sisters, and political sermons feature in this selection of four Brazilian artworks.
A band of conquistadors drift down the Amazon in search of El Dorado in this film by Werner Herzog.
Pandemics and zombie outbreaks feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Quarantine'.
Dialogue dissolves into vivid apparitions and non sequiturs in this surreal poem by José Lezama Lima.
We survey a room crammed full of stock brokers in this frenetic photograph by Andreas Gursky.
'Everything is entangled with memories.' We talk to Ann Marie Fleming, director of Window Horses.
Railway workers, skiving soldiers, and nostalgic composers feature in this selection of four Czech artworks.
A tangle of timbres, from whistling synths to pattered percussion, emerge on Fever Ray's ghostly debut album.
Activism and inspirational women feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Xhosa'.
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