The Greek artist conceives a new project for the Frieze London Family Space: The Temple of Play
For the first time in 2013, Frieze Projects includes a site-specific commission for the Family Space, conceived by Greek artist Angelo Plessas under the title The Temple of Play. Located in a bespoke tent adjacent to the projects area, Plessas’s free, creative playground provides on-going activities for young people as well as adults and is accessible for the duration of the fair. Under the supervision of trained professionals, children aged 3–12 years old can navigate through games and performances, and enjoye a range of activities including guest appearances, creative workshops, screenings and more.
Angelo Plessas (b. 1974, Greece) lives and works in Athens. Plessas’ practise investigates the changing role of art and social practice in the time of internet. Plessas has shown his work in museums and foundations including: The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2009); DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens (2006); and the 3rd Bienal de Valencia (2005). Recent projects include ‘Every Website is a Monument’, Cell Project Space, London (2012) and ‘The Bar’, Kunsthalle, Athens (2010).