Andreas Angelidakis was commissioned to create a bespoke project structure which was a platform for all Frieze Projects’ activities. Each day the space was reconfigured to focus on a different artist’s practice.
Reynaud Dewar’s project examined the works of writers, such as Guillaume Dustan, who make their own life the material of their work.
Neuenschwander contributed to Frieze Projects with an on-going participatory performance inspired by her previous piece The Conversation (2010).
Austrian artist Josef Strau presented a new series of his ‘Letter Tunnels’. Located around the projects space, the public were encouraged to sit on and crawl into Strau’s oversized letter-shaped structures.
Inspired by finding shards of oyster shells in the soil of Regent’s Park, Australian artist Gerry Bibby’s work unpacked the labour and exchange processes surrounding the history of oysters in London.
Launching off from Niki de Saint Phalle’s Shooting Pictures from the 1960s, Okiishi adopted a paintballing technique to create a fun fair-inspired environment within the Frieze Projects structure, in which layers of coloured paint gradually accumulated to generate a series of abstract paintings.
For the first time in 2013 Frieze Projects included a site-specific commission for the Family Space, conceived by Greek artist Angelo Plessas under the title The Temple of Play.
The winner of the 2013 Emdash Award is Pilvi Takala, a Finnish artist who lives and works in Istanbul.