Frieze London

Kembra Pfahler

October 02 – 06, 2019

Frieze Focus Booth H8, Regent’s Park, London

For this year’s participation in Frieze Focus, Emalin is pleased to present a survey of works by visual and performance artist, filmmaker and musician Kembra Pfahler (b. 1961, Hermosa Beach, CA, USA). The presentation brings together new works on paper – including both Costume Collages and Sit-Ins – and archival material spanning three decades of production, detailing her expansive solo practice as well as collaborations with Richard Kern, Colin de Land, Bruce LaBruce, Annie Sprinkle and Jack Pierson, amongst others.

 

  • Kembra Pfahler, Frieze London, October 2019
    Kembra Pfahler, Frieze London, October 2019
    Kembra Pfahler, Frieze London, October 2019
    Kembra Pfahler, Butt Print Brussels III (black, red, blue), 2018, body paint on Steinbach paper, 73 × 55 cm (28 ¾ × 21 ⅝ inches), 89.5 × 70 cm (35 ¼ × 27 ½ inches) (framed)
    Kembra Pfahler, Butt Print Calling Mr Twilight III (red, green, black), 2019, body paint on Steinbach paper, 76.5 × 57 cm (30 ⅛ × 22 ½ inches), 89.5 × 70 cm (35 ¼ × 27 ½ inches) (framed)
    Kembra Pfahler, Butt Print Brussels VI (black, red, black), 2018, body paint on Steinbach paper, 73 × 55 cm (28 ¾ × 21 ⅝ inches), 89.5 × 70 cm (35 ¼ × 27 ½ inches) (framed)
    Kembra Pfahler, Non Fiction Illustration, 2019,felt, body paint, glitter and pen on paper 57 × 76.5 cm (22 ½ × 30 ⅛ inches) 71 × 90 cm (28 × 35 ⅜ inches) (framed)
    Kembra Pfahler, Non Fiction Illustration III, 2019, felt, paper, body paint, glitter on paper, 57 × 76.5 cm (22 ½ × 30 ⅛ inches), 71 × 90 cm (28 × 35 ⅜ inches) (framed)
    Kembra Pfahler, Non Fiction Illustration IV, 2019 felt, red film, body paint and pen on paper 57 × 76.5 cm (22 ½ × 30 ⅛ inches), 71 × 90 cm (28 × 35 ⅜ inches) (framed)
    Kembra Pfahler, Black Date, 1998, photographs, fabric, guitar plectrum, TVHKB set list, ballpoint pen, correction fluid, in 3 parts, each: 30.5 × 30.5 cm (12 × 12 inches), 43 × 43 cm (16 ⅞ × 16 ⅞ inches) (framed)
    Jack Pierson with Kembra Pfahler, Untitled, 2018, digital c-print on glossy paper, 56 × 44 cm (22 × 17 ⅜ inches) (framed)
    Colin de Land with Kembra Pfahler, Kembra in Abra Kadavour Costume, Vienna Hotel Room, 2001/2019, c-print, 35.5 × 28 cm (14 × 11 inches), 55 × 46 cm (21 ⅝ × 18 ⅛ inches) (framed)
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