A selection of highlights from Frieze London and Frieze Masters on Friday 4 October
In parallel to various presentations across Frieze London and Frieze Masters exploring the relationship between space, architecture and art, Frieze Academy hosts its annual Art & Architecture Summit, on Friday at RIBA, 9:15am - 5:20pm.
Explore Woven, a new curated section curated by Cosmin Costinas (Para Site, Hong Kong) and be sure to see two leading Indian artists working with textiles, Mrinalini Mukherjee at Nature Morte and Monika Correa at Jhaveri Contemporary, amongst others.
At 1pm in The Standard, London Library & Auditorium at Frieze London will be screened the 2019 Frieze Artist Award winner Himali Singh Soin’s moving image work we are opposite like that. Soin, who works across text, performance and moving image, responds to a brief set by Channel 4’s Random Acts that asked for proposals to consider the ‘state of the nation’.
Don’t miss the Frieze Talk ‘Bauhaus and Beyond? On Art School Models, Old and New’ at 2pm also taking place at The Standard, London Library & Auditorium with Kimathi Donkor, Donna Lynas, Ute Meta Bauer and Sam Thorne. This panel of leading artists and educators explore how the teachings of the Bauhaus remain relevant to today's art education.
Catch Shezad Dawood’s LIVE performance presented by by Jhaveri Contemporary at 3:30pm. In this work, he references architect Muzharul Islam and his approach to non-dualism. The project extends to the space of the fair with a series of dynamic collaborations that echo Islam's practice, who regularly collaborated with artists, poets and singers.
At 12pm be sure to attend an exciting talk with Ai Weiwei in conversation with Tim Marlow, followed by Edmund de Waal speaking with Christine Kondoleon at 3pm in the Frieze Masters Auditorium, part of Frieze Masters Talks.
Part of Spotlight, Jacqueline de Jong’s first solo presentation in the UK and will be held Frieze Masters at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery. Make sure to check out her vibrant, lustful series of 'Erotic Paintings' (1966-8) made in Paris, reflect the sexual and political revolution of the time; figures shift between the humorous and the grotesque, offering a fluid perspective of gender and sexuality.