22 Sep 2015
Dedicated to performance and participatory work; developing in breadth and innovation
Creating moments of immersion and interaction throughout the fair, Live highlights will include an auditorium-based programme by portrait sittings with an humorous outcome by Ken Kagami (Misako & Rosen, Tokyo); an auditorium-based choreography by Edward Thomasson & Lucy Beech (Southard Reid, London) and an intimate encounter by Amalia Ulman (Arcadia Missa, London). Live is advised for the first time by curators Raphael Gygax and Jacob Proctor.
Arcadia Missa, London Amalia Ulman
Luhring Augustine, New York / Franco Noero, Turin Tunga
Meyer Riegger, Berlin Eva Koťátková
Misako & Rosen, Tokyo Ken Kagami
Southard Reid, London Edward Thomasson & Lucy Beech
Kate Werble Gallery, New York Rancourt / Yatsuk
Raphael Gygax is curator of the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst in Zurich. He previously curated exhibitions including Carey Young (2013), Stephen G. Rhodes (2013) and Alex Bag (2011). He is also a freelance curator, and writes regularly for art magazines, including frieze, frieze d/e and Flash Art.
Jacob Proctor is curator of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago where he is responsible for programming a new contemporary gallery. Formerly at the Aspen Art Museum he organised notable solo exhibitions by Morgan Fischer, Thea Djordjadze, Simon Denny, Frances Stark and Rosemarie Trockel between 2011 and 2014. Prior to that he was curator at the University of Michigan (2009-2011)