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Nine Site-Specific Artist Commissions Animate Frieze New York 2016

New York, NY
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Nine artist commissions, including sound and installation works, will animate Frieze New York both inside the fair and around Randall’s Island Park May 5 – 8, with a Preview on May 4, 2016.

Curated by Cecilia Alemani, (High Line Art, New York), Frieze Projects and Frieze Sounds comprise an annual program of new site-specific artworks, plus a creative tribute to a groundbreaking alternative space or artist project. Both form part of Frieze’s non-profit program, which also includes Frieze Talks and Frieze Education.

Participating artists in this year’s Frieze Projects and Frieze Sounds are Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Maurizio Cattelan, Alex Da Corte, GCC, Anthea Hamilton, David Horvitz, Liz Magic Laser, Eduardo Navarro, and Heather Phillipson.

Frieze New York is sponsored by Deutsche Bank for the fifth consecutive year, continuing a shared commitment to discovery. Frieze Sounds is presented with BMW.

From a giant balloon to a reverse pickpocket to a futuristic inhabitable car, the artist commissions add dynamism and magic to the visitor experience and complement the gallery presentations at Frieze New York, appearing unexpectedly in common areas, hidden in booths, in listening stations, moving through and even floating above the fair.

As curator Cecilia Alemani describes: ‘For this year’s Frieze Projects and Frieze Sounds, we have invited a group of international artists to subvert the rhythm of the fair with new projects that span media, including sculpture, audio, installation and performance. When experienced together, these works create an enchanted atmosphere by invading a highly realistic setting with objects, actions and moments that appear too strange to believe.’ 

View full details of  this year’s commissions for Frieze Projects and Frieze Sounds here and at frieze.com

 

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