The New York-based artist adopts a paintballing technique, in which layers of paint generate abstract paintings
Okiishi’s commission is housed within a transparent Perspex-walled space, allowing the public to view the work from a number of vantage points. Okiishi’s project also includes a participatory performance in the Frieze Projects space, which will involve both humans and robots.
Ken Okiishi (b. 1978, USA) lives and works in New York. Recent solo exhibitions include MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2013); Hessel Museum of Art, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies (2013); Mathew, Berlin (2012); Take Ninagawa, Tokyo (2012); Alex Zachary, New York (2010); and Mehringdamm 72, Berlin (2010). Recent group exhibitions include: Artists Space, New York (2013); Arnolfini, Bristol (2013); Kunsthaus Bregenz (2013); Kunsthalle Bern (2012); White Columns, New York (2012).