The 2017 edition of Frieze opens this weekend at London’s Regents Park running October 5 to 8.
The focus part of the fair features a huge number of exhibitions, talks, performances, outdoor installations and other various projects, with our recommendations including Arcadia Missa showing Hannah Black, 47 Canal with a group show of drawings and small-scale sculptures, VI, VII with Than Hussein Clark, Carlos/Ishikawa showing Lloyd Corporation, Emalin featuring Russian artist Evgeny Antufiev’s first project in the UK, Kraupa-Tuskany Ziedler showing Anna Uddenberg, Proyectos Ultravioleta showing video and photography by Regina José Galindo and Union Pacific presents a collaborative sculptural installation by Ben Burgis and Ksenia Pedan.
In addition to the main Frieze fair, we have put together a list of events happening on the outside of the Frieze nucleus: separated by Exhibitions, Fairs + Festivals and Events + Talks, here is our guide to the events and happenings taking place on the fringe:
(X) A Fantasy group exhibition with Keren Cytter, Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings, Tala Madani and Dora Budor among others at DRAF – Sep 8 – Oct 7
Silver Sehnsucht 10-day immersive exhibition featuring Christine Sun Kim, James Bridle, Poklong Anading, Rosana Antoli and William Mackrell at the Silver Building – Sep 30 – Oct 8
Fairs + Festivals
61st BFI London Film Festival featuring over 200 films across venues in London including ICA – Oct 4 -15
Events + Talks
Double screening: Jo Spence and Bonnie Camplin at Studio Voltaire – Oct 4
Play Co Summit – a broad discussion around the topic of play organized by Ed Fornieles and Penny Rafferty, with speakers including Iain Ball, Eloïse Bonneviot, Anne de Boer, Omsk Social Club and Jon Rafman among others at The Studio – Oct 5 + 6
Hot Retaliations (and Other Acts of Revenge) #I evening of music and performance with acts TBA at clearview.ltd – Oct 6
Guest, Ghost, Host: Machine! – Serpentine‘s annual all-day Marathon talks featuring Fatima Al Qadiri, Amnesia Scanner, Black Quantum Futurism, Himali Singh Soin, Hito Steyerl, Jenna Sutela and Zadie Xa among many others at London’s City Hall – Oct 7**