Frieze London 2018
Oct 4–7, 2018

Sue Williamson

The 16th edition of Frieze London 2018 takes place October 5 through 7, with two Preview Days on Wednesday and Thursday October 3 and 4, 2018 announcing eight pioneering artists featuring in new Social Work section; nine interactive and performance based works for Live; and a new Emerging Artist Prize in collaboration with Camden Arts Centre.

 

Alex Baczynski-Jenkins

Christian Boltanski / Marian Goodman Gallery

Helen Chadwick

David Goldblatt

Frieze London 2018 will showcase the best of international contemporary art, with a discerning selection of around 160 galleries presenting their most forward thinking artists and imaginative presentations. Opening for the first time with a two day Preview, Frieze London coincides with Frieze Sculpture and Frieze Masters in The Regent’s Park, together forming the most significant week in London’s cultural calendar. Global lead partner Deutsche Bank supports Frieze London for the 15th consecutive year, continuing a shared commitment to discovery and artistic excellence.

 

Shirin Neshat

Berni Searle

Viviane Sassen

New collaborations with international curators, institutions and galleries will respond to contemporary issues – from the lack of visibility of women in the marketplace to hidden systems of communication and control – and create an exceptional environment for creativity and discovery.

This year’s themed gallery section, Social Work will feature women artists who challenged the status quo and explored the possibilities of political activism in their art making during the 1980s and ‘90s, from Nancy Spero in the U.S. to Berni Searle in South Africa to Ipek Duben in Turkey and Helen Chadwick in the UK.

 

Julia Scher / Artists Space, Photo Thomas Wrede

Mary Kelly

Jim Shaw

Rana Begum

Nancy Spero

Solo, group and curated presentations across the fair’s sections will feature John Baldessari, Michaël Borremans, Zadie Xa, Lubaina Himid, Mary Kelly, Moshekwa Langa, Calvin Marcus, Jim Shaw, David Shrigley, Josh Sperling, Tatiana Trouvé, Hardeep Pandhal, Athena Papadopoulos, Faith Ringgold, Wong Ping and Cathy Wilkes, among many others.

 

Liu Wei

Tatiana Trouve

Shirin Neshat

Part of Frieze Projects, the Live platform will stage performances and interactive installations throughout the fair, exploring hidden formulas which impact wider social, political, and economic realities, such as Liz Glynn’s interactive dance performance, responding to live data at the fair; Julia Scher’s roaming security guards and surveillance installation; and Pratchaya Phinthong’s exchange of counterfeit currency, revealing the value that politics places on people. In an enclosed space within the fair, Frieze Artist Award winner, Alex Baczynski-Jenkins will continue his choreographic practice engaging with queer relationality and the politics of desire, intimacy and friendship.

Frieze Talks will explore the role of autobiography in art with international participants including Laurie Anderson, Nan Goldin, Kemang Wa Lehulere and Olivia Laing.

 

Frieze London 2018
October 4 – 7, 2018 / Regent’s Park London
Preview Days October 3 – 4, 2018
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