Inspiring talks, performances and screenings on the third day of Frieze Los Angeles
Opening at 11am, the backlot of Frieze Los Angeles is the perfect place to start your weekend. Explore the full schedule of events here and don't forget to download the Frieze Art Fairs App, the essential guide to Frieze LA.
Start early! Outside of Paramount, join MOCA Director Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist from 7:30am to 11am for Brutally Early, with an introduction by MOCA Director of Education and Senior Curator of Programs Amanda Hunt.
Once at the fair, kick off your visit with a screening of films by Sophia Al-Maria & Victoria Sin and by Cao Fei at 11am, part of Frieze Film & Talks in Paramount Theatre. Stay in the theatre to catch program curator Venus Lau in conversation with artist ITEM IDEM at 1:30pm.
Today is also the last day to attend Conversations on Patronage in Sherry Lansing Theatre, starting at 12pm with ARTnews, followed by the Berggruen Institute. At 3pm, a talk presented by König Galerie with artists Alicja Kwade and Gregor Hildebrandt about making art and living in Berlin, with Johann König.
Continue your backlot visit by exploring Frieze Projects throughout Paramount's New York City streets. Don't miss video installations by critically-acclaimed artist Lorna Simpson, sculptures by Will Boone and an immersive installation by Channing Hansen drawing inspiration from Star Trek. At 2pm catch Frieze Project artist Patrisse Cullors and join her to dance the electrice slide, a collective performance in support of non-profit organisations Black Live Matters and Reform LA Jails.
In the galleries tent, don't miss Focus LA, the fair's section dedicated to young LA-based galleries. Be sure to see Various Small Fires (VSF)'s solo presentation of Calida Rawles, who will be in conversation with author Ta-Nehisi Coates and LACMA curator Christine Y. Kim at 4pm in Paramount Theatre. Please note this is a ticket event, buy yours here.
At 6pm wrap up your day with Naama Tsabar's performance Untitled (Dobule Face) in the backlot or by watching Matthew Barney's new film Redoubt in Paramount Theatre, followed by a Q&A with Sundance Film Festival's Shari Frilot.
First Release Tickets for Frieze Los Angeles are now sold out. Second Release Tickets are now available and are very limited, so grab yours today before they sell out! Tickets are only available online and will not be available at the door.
Main image: Jenny Holzer HEAP, 2012 Texts: Truisms, Inflammatory Essays, Survival and Arno Array of 7 LED signs with stainless steel housing: 3 with blue & red diodes on front, amber & green diodes on back; 4 with blue & red diodes on front, amber & blue diodes on back 266,2 × 241,3 × 241,3 cm / 104 7/8 × 95 × 95 inches © 2020 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY Courtesy Sprüth Magers Photo: Collin LaFleche