John Ahearn presented a reconstruction of his 1979 legendary exhibition ‘South Bronx Hall of Fame’, an exhibition of sculptural casts originally presented at Fashion Moda.
At Frieze New York 2012 Uri Aran turned a derelict structure into a fictional examination room in which actors will play the roles of doctors and patients.
For her project, Echakhch turned a patch of grass on Randall’s Island into an enchanting mirage – installing hundreds of tumbleweeds in an incongruous location.
Joel Kyack created a country fair game trailer shaped as a giant body for Frieze Projects New York.
American novelist Rick Moody was commissioned to write a short story for Frieze Projects which is available online now.
Virginia Overton’s project reacted to the idyllic landscape of Randall’s Island by installing flexible mirrors among trees.
Working on a 40-foot table under a canopy of large oak trees on Randall’s Island, the collaborative team of Tim Rollins and Kids Of Survival conducted their first open workshop for children and youth.
For her project at Frieze New York, Ulla von Brandenburg constructed an outdoor shadow theater hidden in a brightly striped tent reminiscent of a circus structure.
Frieze Projects is a program of artists’ commissions realized annually at Frieze New York. It is curated by Cecilia Alemani.
The participating artists in 2013 are: Liz Glynn, Maria Loboda, Mateo Tannatt, Andra Ursuta, Marianne Vitale. The program also includes a special tribute to a special tribute to legendary artist run restaurant Food, originally conceived by Gordon Matta-Clark and Carol Goodden in 1971, and an original text by novelist Ben Marcus.
The eight artists who participated in Frieze Projects New York 2012 were: John Ahearn, Uri Aran, Latifa Echakhch, Joel Kyack, Rick Moody, Virginia Overton, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. and Ulla von Brandenburg.