in Collaborations | 26 APR 21
In Collaboration with MATCHESFASHION
In Collaboration with MATCHESFASHION

Four Voices from Frieze New York, Including Antwuan Sargent and Kimberly Drew

Explore the highlights of Frieze New York 2021 with special mini audio guides, created in collaboration with MATCHESFASHION

in Collaborations | 26 APR 21

In this series of mini audio guides, experts and insiders bring you the inside track on emerging trends, up-and-coming talent and local insights from Frieze Week in New York. 

‘Voices from Frieze New York‘ is a series of exclusive bitesize conversations, featuring Frieze's Rebecca Ann Siegel in conversation with speakers including: independent critic, newly-appointed Director at Gagosian – and style icon – Antwaun Sargent; Brooklyn-based writer, curator and advocate Kimberly Drew; renowned talent-spotting curator Jenny Schlenzka of Performance Space, and curator of this year's Frieze Artist Award; and hotly-tipped NYC-based emerging artist Dana Lok, who is debuting new works at Frieze New York's Frame section this year.

Whether you are visiting the fair, or if you can't be there in person, the leading creatives hand-picked to feature in this series offer an expert guide to all the pulse points of interest and excitement at the fair and around the city.

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Voices from Frieze New York, and MATCHESFASHION’s wider partnership with Frieze, forms part of the new initiative ART MATCHES FASHION. Focussing on the conversation between art and fashion, this monthly programme will see stories woven through many of MATCHESFASHION’s digital and physical touch-points, from podcasts to shoots to live events. In collaboration with Frieze, MATCHESFASHION will be creating unique content and immersive experiences within the Frieze Viewing Room digital platform, as well as becoming exclusive partners for the launch of Frieze 91.


Voices From Frieze New York – Antwaun Sargent 

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In this episode, Antwaun Sargent, the independent critic and editor of the pioneering book The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion (2019), who has recently been appointed as a director and curator for Gagosian shares his picks of must-see cultural events around New York as the fair kicks off - in real life and online.

Antwaun Sargent
Antwaun Sargent

Voices From Frieze New York – Kimberly Drew 

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Brooklyn-based author, curator and advocate Kimberly Drew first rose to public prominence with her Tumblr, Black Contemporary Art, where she built  young, creative and socially minded audience, which has only grown with her co-edited anthology Black Futures. In this episode, she discusses her involvement with the Vision and Justice Project, and explains its crucial role as a platform for representation: as well as her personal tips for an afternoon art enjoying art in New York.

kimberly drew
Kimberly Drew

Voices From Frieze New York – Jenny Schlenzka 

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As Executive Artistic Director at the influential Performance Space New York, Jenny Schlenzka has overseen projects with radical choreographer Sarah Michelson and rising star Precious Okoyomon: recipient of this year's Frieze Artist Award. She previously held posts at New York's MoMA PS1 and Berlin's influential KW. Working at the forefront of new artistic endeavours, she shares her takes on some of the up-and-coming artists and under-the-radar events to look out for at Frieze New York 2021.

Jenny Schlenzka
Jenny Schlenzka

Voices From Frieze – Dana Lok

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Dana Lok's striking, intensely formed and coloured works experiment with different viewpoints and examines the interplay of space and time. Shown in a number of group exhibitions and a smattering of key solo shows, her Frieze debut – with Milan's Clima gallery, in the Frame section – will be closely watched. In this episode, she offers a personal preview of the work on view and explains the relationship of her art to the specific conditions of the world today.

Dana Lok. Photo: NinaChoi
Dana Lok. Photo: Nina Choi

 

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