Focus Section: Emerging Talents

The definitive destination to discover emerging talents from Berlin to Beijing

The Focus section at Frieze London, advised by Jacob Proctor and Fabian Schöneich, will feature 37 galleries all under 12 years of age.

Explore the Focus section at Frieze London 2016

A wave of new-generation London galleries join Focus for the first time this year, including Chewday’s with Gabriele Beveridge, Arcadia Missa (Jesse Darling, Dean Blunt and Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings), Seventeen (Jon Rafman) and Southard Reid (Celia Hempton). Taiwan and Guatemala will be represented at Frieze London for the first time, with newcomers Chi-Wen Gallery bringing Yin-Ju Chen and Proyectos Ultravioleta presenting works by Elisabeth Wild and Vivian Suter.

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Elisabeth Wild, Untitled (2016), paper collage, 31 x 26 cm. Courtesy of the Artist and Proyectos Ultravioleta

Elisabeth Wild, Untitled (2016), paper collage, 31 x 26 cm. Courtesy of the Artist and Proyectos Ultravioleta

The section will also build on strong representations from the emerging scenes in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Beijing and Berlin, offering a platform for ambitious work by Liu Chuang (Magician Space, Beijing), Aaron Garber-Maikovska (High Art, Paris) and Liz Magic Laser (Various Small Fires (VSF), New York).

Galleries and Artists participating in Focus 2016

47 Canal, New York: Alisa Baremboym, Nolan Simon, Stewart Uoo, Anicka Yi
VI, VII, Oslo: Mikael Brkic, Kulisek / Lieske, Jochen Schmith
Antenna Space, Shanghai: Yu Honglei
Arcadia Missa, London: Jesse Darling, Dean Blunt, Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings
Callicoon, New York: Bracha L. Ettinger, Lee Relvas
Carlos/Ishikawa, London: Darja Bajagić, Lloyd Corporation
Chewday’s, London: Gabriele Beveridge
Chi-Wen Gallery, Taipei: Yin-Ju Chen
Clearing, New York: Marguerite Humeau
Exile, Berlin: Nathalie Du Pasquier
Fonti, Naples: Marieta Chirulesc, Renato Leotta
Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles: Jill Mulleady
Frutta, Rome: Stefano Calligaro, Gabriele De Santis, Ditte Gantriis, Jacopo Miliani, Alek O. , Santo Tolone
Green Art Gallery, Dubai: Shadi Habib Allah
High Art, Paris: Aaron Gaber-Maikovska
Jan Kaps, Cologne: David Flaugher
Koppe Astner, Glasgow: Laura Aldridge, Grace Weaver
Emanuel Layr, Vienna: Mahony, Nick Oberthaler
David Lewis, New York: Lucy Dodd
Magician Space, Beijing: Liu Chuang
Jacqueline Martins, São Paulo: Stuart Brisley, Daniel De Paula
Martos Gallery, New York: Alex Chaves
Max Mayer, Düsseldorf: Jan Paul Evers
Misako & Rosen, Tokyo: Yui Yaegashi, Nathan Hylden, Ken Kagami
Múrias Centeno, Lisbon: Carla Filipe
Night Gallery, Los Angeles: Rose Marcus
Simon Preston, New York: Josh Tonsfeldt
Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City: Elisabeth Wild, Vivian Suter
Seventeen, London: Jon Rafman
Silberkuppe, Berlin: Michaela Eichwald, Margaret Harrison, Anne Speier
Société, Berlin: Timur Si-Qin, Sean Raspet
Southard Reid, London: Celia Hempton
Gregor Staiger, London: Rachal Bradley
The Sunday Painter, London: Rob Chavasse
Truth and Consequences, Geneva: Ulrich Wulff
Various Small Fires (VSF), Los Angeles: Liz Magic Laser
Federico Vavassori, Milan: Daniele Milvio
Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai: Chen Wei

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Liu Chuang, Untitled (Dancing Partner), 2010, video. Courtesy of the artist and Magician Space, Beijing.

Liu Chuang, Untitled (Dancing Partner), 2010, video. Courtesy of the artist and Magician Space, Beijing.

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