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Frieze 2017

Vinyl Factory’s first site-specific commission comes to the Strand

Ryoji Ikeda's work is going on show at Store Studios

Ryoji Ikeda’s test pattern [No. 12] (2017) Rosella Degori

The Vinyl Factory, the London-based enterprise that produces vinyl editions, prints and exhibitions, is due to unveil its first site-specific commissioned work during Frieze week. The Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda’s piece, which is called test pattern [No. 12] (2017), is due to go on show at Store Studios on the Strand in London tomorrow (5 October) as part of a new initiative called Store X The Vinyl Factory Commissions. “We have worked on projects with artists such as Jeremy Deller, but this is the first time we’ve commissioned a site-specific work,” says Sean Bidder, the creative director of The Vinyl Factory. The company has since commissioned a new film by the Los Angeles-based artist Kahlil Joseph, called Fly Paper (2017).

Appeared in The Art Newspaper, 294 October 2017