Frieze Projects 2012

  • John Ahearn

    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.

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  • Uri Aran

    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.

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  • Latifa Echakhch

    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.

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  • Joel Kyack

    Joel Kyack created a country fair game trailer shaped as a giant body for Frieze Projects New York.

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  • Rick Moody

    American novelist Rick Moody was commissioned to write a short story for Frieze Projects which is available online now.

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  • Virginia Overton

    Virginia Overton’s project reacted to the idyllic landscape of Randall’s Island by installing flexible mirrors among trees.

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  • Tim Rollins and K.O.S

    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.

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  • Ulla von Brandenburg

    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.

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Frieze Projects is a program of artists’ commissions realized annually at Frieze New York. It is curated by Cecilia Alemani.

The participating artists in 2014 are: Darren Bader, Eduardo Basualdo, Eva Kotátková, Marie Lorenz, Koki Tanaka and Naama Tsabar. The program will also feature a special tribute to Allen Ruppersberg’s Al’s Grand Hotel, originally realized in 1971 at 7175 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles and presented at Frieze New York in collaboration with Public Fiction.

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