Artist Street Fair

LA's most inspiring creative enterprises and non-profits

16 Feb 2020
11:00am - 6:00pm
Frieze Los Angeles, Paramount Backlot
5555 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
United States
Anicka Yi, Shigenobu Twilight ,2019, 3-D Printed Resin with acrylic and cedar vitrine,  4x4x4 in. Courtesy of GYOPO Editions

Anicka Yi, Shigenobu Twilight ,2019, 3-D Printed Resin with acrylic and cedar vitrine,  4x4x4 in. Courtesy of GYOPO Editions

As part of the fair's curated program, the backlot at Paramount Pictures Studios will play host to local creative enterprises, offering a taste of artist initiatives across LA and accessible ways of supporting them.

Frieze Los Angeles has invited some of the city's most forward-thinking non-profit spaces and grassroot organizzations to participate in the fair, with pop-up stalls and stores along the streets of Paramount's New York filmset. Featuring inspiring pop-ups from Artists for DemocracyA-Z WestgrantLOVE and many more.

This artist-driven street fair takes place alongside Frieze Projects' installations, performances, Talks and Fim screenings throughout the backlot, offering fair visitors the opportunity to experience a city with art at its core. Access to the backlot is included with all Galleries + Program and Program-Only Tickets.

Participating organisations:

  • A-Z West artist Andrea Zittel’s institute of investigative living
  • Acid-Free a collective of Los Angeles-based independent publishers
  • Artbook presenting books on contemporary art and culture
  • Artist for Democracy fosters, protects, and engages with our participatory democracys
  • Arts for LA activating artists and art organisations to advocate for an equitable and creative LA region, launching at the first of its three-part speaker series called Artivist
  • Cactus Store a botanically minded creative collective with greenhouses in Los Angeles and New York
  • ForYourArt  hub for art projects, new exhibitions and events around LA, presenting the inaugural edition of TELETHON with Tierney Finster
  • grantLOVE builiding and supporting partnerships between artists, non-profits and communities through fundraising and friendraising
  • GYOPO LA-based non-profit comprising of diasporic Korean artists, curators, writers, and art professionals selling benefit multiples by Anicka Yi and Gala Porras Kim
  • Ooga Booga art-books-clothing-music shop
  • Poetic Research Bureau presenting poetry readings and a selection of books
  • Pretend Plants & Flowers floral design company offering flowering plants, fresh cut flowers, vases and ceramics, and unusual offerings from the world of flora
  • Queen of Angels concept boutique created by drag artist Rudeness
  • re:la project that celebrates the creative community within Los Angeles
  • Street and the Shop LA-based artist-run pop-up, presenting work by selected Angeleno artists
  • Women's Center for Creative Work (WCCW) LA-based intersectional feminist community & arts space supporting the work of women and non-binary artists, makers, and creative practitioners


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Artist Street Fair