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straight ups: art style at frieze new york

Stef Mitchell captures Frieze New York's most picture perfect style, straight up.

by i-D Staff
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May 18 2015, 9:05pm

Name: Ginssiyo Apara
Age: 25
Where are you from? Irrelevant; I am everything and everything is me.
What do you do? I am art.
What are you most excited to see at Frieze? Pia!!!
Who is your favorite artist? If you don't believe in yourself, what's the point?
What inspires you? Give me truth (fuck happiness.)
What's the best thing about being young in 2015? Realizing that I am a deity. I am evolving into something better and the situations in 2015 have brought the evolution to practice.

Name: Damon Cromer
Age: 37
What do you do? Take photographs
What are you wearing? Nike, APC, Burberry, vintage tank top
What inspires you? People
What's the best thing about being young in 2015? Everything

Name: Bianca Allen
Age: 23
Where are you from? I was born in Italy; my mom is Italian and my dad is American from New Orleans. So I would say I'm half and half :) I grew up traveling the world due to his job in the military.
What do you do? I am a fashion designer and have my own clothing brand with my girlfriend, it's called Carolina Sarria.
What are you wearing? Nike sports bra tank top, Nike biker shorts, American Apparel skirt, Carolina Sarria Exhaust Moto jacket, MM6 Margiela platform sandals, vintage jewelry.
What are you most excited to see at Frieze? To be honest, the people watching!
What inspires you? I've always been drawn to the cosmic harmony of the world: the shapes, textures, patterns, and energies that surround us constantly.

Name: Felipe Veloso
Age: 45
Where are you from? Brazil
What do you do? Stylist
What are you wearing? ?"️
What are you most excited to see at Frieze? People
Who is your favorite artist? Nick Cave

Name: Joshua Bell
Age: 16
Where are you from? Queens, New York.
What do you do? Im a Graphic Designer at the High School of Art and Design
What are you wearing? Diamond Supply, Stussy, Zara Man, Jordans
What are you most excited to see at Frieze? Realism
What inspires you? Seeing other people be great and chase their dreams
What's the best thing about being young in 2015? Being able to just live life and experience so many different things that may not have been available years ago.

Name: Lewis Lazar
Age: 24
Where are you from? My mother and father
What do you do? Musician and painter
What are you wearing? A suit of skin and bones and clothes
What are you excited to see at Frieze? Tennessee, Picasso
Who is your favorite artist? Charlie Chaplin, Bob Marley, Mozart, Diogenes the cynic
What's the best thing about being young in 2015? You can think thoughts that others have thought or you can choose to think your own.

Name: Erika Spring
Where are you from? NYC
What do you do? Music and Reiki healing work
What are you wearing? Vintage, mostly from Malin Landaeus' shop in Williamsburg
What are you most excited to see at Frieze? The people and the colors
What inspires you? Taking risks, connecting with people, change

Name: Daniel Abbott
Age: 22
Where are you from? Florida
What do you do? I work at DSMNY
What are you wearing? Plain black t-shirt with a one shoulder spandex number, Junya Watanabe digital printed jeans, and Nike Air Max 90s
What are you most excited to see at Frieze? Seeing the Jenny Holzer marble stools was surreal, William Pfeiffer's stuff was speaking to me, and I was feeling the selection of Nan Goldin's work. Also, this personality test I just took was cute, apparently I'm "into vague"
Where's the after party? I'm going to the Tri Angle Records Anniversary show in an old bank vault on Wall Street later

Credits


Photography Stef Mitchell

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