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Announcing the exhibitor list for May 2022
Announcing the exhibitor list for May 2022

Announcing the participating galleries for the 13th edition of the fair, taking place at Spring Studios, Tribeca, New York, from May 5 - 8, 2022. 

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Independent returns to Spring Studios with new dates
Independent returns to Spring Studios with new dates

The fair will return to its former location with new spring dates May 5 – 8, 2022 at Spring Studios in Tribeca. Independent in May will be an opportunity for the fair to expand to its full roster of 65 international leading galleries.

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Features & Interviews

Rute Merk on Technologized Subjectivity
Rute Merk on Technologized Subjectivity

Feature by Francesca Gavin

How can painting be transformed by our relationship to the digital? In the work of Berlin based, Lithuanian painter Rute Merk, the compositions and concepts of academic painting are fused with the textures, layering, and tools of contemporary technology. 

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Cory Arcangel and JODI's Feedback Loop
Cory Arcangel and JODI's Feedback Loop

Feature by John Chiaverina 

A major presentation by Lisson Gallery featuring digital media pioneers JODI and Cory Arcangel. The artists have been in dialogue for more than two decades and share an interest in art's potential to exist digitally and be distributed online. 

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Stanislava Kovalcikova on How Art Revitalizes the Viewer
Stanislava Kovalcikova on How Art Revitalizes the Viewer

Feature by Francesca Gavin

The weight of art history lies heavily on painting. Stanislava Kovalcikova does not resist this history. Instead, her paintings play with the legacy of Post-Impressionists like Gauguin or Van Gogh, repositioning them in the contemporary, post-psychological and post-feminist landscape of modern experience.

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Sara Maria Salamone
Sara Maria Salamone

Independent Firsts

This insightful episode features the co-founder of Queens-based gallery Mrs.. Salamone discusses how the gallery's robust artistic program has countered their unusual location and the imporatnce of forging personal relationships with the artists she represents. 

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Danny Baez
Danny Baez

Independent Firsts

The founder of REGULARNORMAL discusses the sense of community that has evolved around his gallery, and hints at future collaborations set to further support artists in the coming year.

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Independent Firsts: Keltie Ferris
Keltie Ferris

Independent Firsts

In this wide-ranging interview the artist explains how the past year has shaped his work. Ferris discusses the effects of the pandemic on his process, the influence of family on his work, and how age has shaped his perspective on art making. 

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Leilah Babirye presented by Gordon Robichaux.

Podcasts

Ebony L. Haynes and Bernard I. Lumpkin
Ebony L. Haynes and Bernard I. Lumpkin

Fair Enough
Conversations Around a Sustainable Future in the Art World

This discussion includes a variety of perspectives on what art's potential can be to effect new frameworks in an ever changing society. 

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In collaboration with CROZIER

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Alvin Hall with Glenn Adamson, Estrellita Brodsky and Wendy Olsoff
Alvin Hall with Glenn Adamson, Estrellita Brodsky and Wendy Olsoff

Fair Enough
Purpose Driven Collecting

This ranges on a variety of perspectives on what thoughful art collecting can be, from a less is more approach, to ethics on what art is represented in museums to reflecting our society, artistic and social movements.

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in collaboration with CROZIER

Christine Kuan with Suzanne Demisch, Tom Hale, Florian Idenburg and Timothée Verrecchia
Christine Kuan with Suzanne Demisch, Tom Hale, Florian Idenburg and Timothée Verrecchia

Fair Enough
Design and Technology for a Sustainable Future

This discussion ranges on a variety of perspectives on what our future impact can be, from a less is more approach both online and in terms of our carbon footprint.

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in collaboration with CROZIER

Larry Ossei-Mensah with Pedro Barbosa, LaTiesha Fazakas and Nate Young
Larry Ossei-Mensah with Pedro Barbosa, LaTiesha Fazakas and Nate Young

Fair Enough
A Look at Art's Potential to Reflect Society and Influence Progress

The inaugural episode of Fair Enough: Conversations Around a Sustainable Future in the Art World, a podcast produced by Independent. This discussion includes a variety of perspectives on what art's potential can be to effect new frameworks in an ever changing society. 

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In collaboration with Crozier

Bosco Sodi presented by Axel Vervoordt Gallery.

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