london art lovers share their frieze survival tips, straight up

As the world famous contemporary art fair arrives in London, follow Rosie Harriet Ellis's lens as we meet the first few visitors to explore the vast marquees in Regent’s Park.

by i-D Staff
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Oct 7 2016, 1:34pm

Yvonne Quirmbach, 43

What do you do? Gallerist and graphic designer.
What are you wearing head to toe? Glasses Tom Ford, shirt Saint Laurent, pants Moschino, shoes Chanel.
What's your favorite booth at this year's fair? Not a clue, I haven't had a chance to walk around.
What's your top tip for surviving Frieze week? Drinking.
What's your soundtrack at the moment? "Sweet Dreams" by Deepmaniak.
Recommend an exhibition to see this week? Richard Wright's new wall and ceiling painting at Royal Museums in Greenwich.
What was the first work of art you fell in love with? Andreas Schulze's big porcelain bowl with legs of four different animals... filled with sweets.

Albert Samreth, 28

What do you do? Artist.
What's your favorite booth at this year's fair? Chana Horowitz at Francois Ghebaly.
What's your top tip for surviving Frieze week? Snacks.
What's your soundtrack at the moment? Endless, Frank Ocean. 
Recommend an exhibition to see this week? Christian Marclay.

Joshua, 25

What do you do? Fashion.
What are you wearing head to toe? Charity shop dress and painted T-shirt.
What's your favorite booth at this year's fair? Julie's toilets.
What's your top tip for surviving Frieze week? Listen into people's conversation. 

Amy Ponchee, 31

What do you do? Film producer.
What are you wearing head to toe? Common Projects shoes, Everlane skirt, Acne shirt and coat.
What's your favorite booth at this year's fair? Herald St.
Who's your favorite young artist at the moment? Matt Connors.

Raseel Hadjian, 27

What are you wearing head to toe? My mother's vintage Yohji Yamamoto jacket, Comme des Garçons skirt, Nike Air Force 1.
What's your favorite booth at this year's fair? Kurimanzutto.
What's your top tip for surviving Frieze week? Walks in Regent's Park.
What's your soundtrack at the moment? "Let's All Chant," Michael Zager.
Recommend an exhibition to see this week? Metahaven: Information Skies at Auto Italia South East.
Who's your favorite young artist at the moment? Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme.
What was the first work of art you fell in love with? Beirut Caoutchouc by Marwan Rechmaoui, who is also one of the first artists I fell in love with.

Eve Stotesbury, 23

What do you do? Photographer
What are you wearing head to toe? Nicole Farhi, Reebok trainers.
What's your favorite booth at this year's fair? Barbara Weir.
What's your top tip for surviving Frieze week? Smile.
What's your soundtrack at the moment? Aretha Franklin.
Recommend us an exhibition to see this week? MELT.
Who's your favorite young artist at the moment? Wilfredo Pieto.
What was the first work of art you fell in love with? Patrick Heron Window for Tate Gallery St Ives.

Gloria Hasnay, 27

What do you do? I am the director of Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf.
What are you wearing head to toe? The shirt and trousers are vintage, the shoes are Comme des Garcons.
What's your favorite booth at this year's fair? I have to go with Galerie Max Mayer on this one, but there are a few great presentations in the Focus sector this year that I really liked.
What's your soundtrack at the moment? I've been playing a lot of Robert Wyatt and James Ferraro recently.
Recommend us an exhibition to see this week? I was intrigued by The Ulm Model at Raven Row, an exhibition charting the history one of Germany's most important design schools, which was an important early influence on me since I grew up in Ulm. Another exhibition I really liked was Marc Camille Chaimowicz's An Autumn Lexicon at Serpentine Gallery.

Credits


Photography Rosie Harriet Ellis

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