A few weeks ago, we gave one of our office throwaway cameras to fair director and independent curator Liv Vaisberg, asking her to click away whenever she saw fit. And, as you’re about to see, she took our Quicksnap on a trip across the Atlantic, capturing a few familiar faces along the way.
This is the team! Olivier Pesret, Co-director of Independent Brussels, Nicole Siegenthaler and Alix Dana from Independent New York, getting ready for the first edition at Spring Studios, after five years at the former Dia center.
Giant american pizza in glamourous changing rooms of Spring Studios.
In preparation: amazing booth of Elizabeth Dee Gallery showing work of Philippe Decrauzat.
Nothing beats the view on the Hudson river from Spring Studios where Independent New York took place.
Independent NY during build-up.
Spring/Break fair, curators run fair, often compared to POPPOSITIONS, but very much different.
Highlife, the Champagne of Beers, strangely tastes like Carapils, with Sam Keller who took part of POPPOSITIONS in 2013.
Manneken Pis at Spring/Break fair, always a bit of Belgium everywhere.
Edouard Meier at Volta opening from the cinema Galerie (Brussels) in front of NUUN or how to survive fairs week.
Armory Show Pier on our way to the opening.
Gallery Fleisher/Ollman at the Armory show, showing simultaneously at Independent Brussels.
Olivier Pesret in front of Roberta’s in Bushwick.
New Space of CLEARING (New York – Brussels) in Bushwick: “I Sing the Body Electric” a 2016 piece by Lili Reynaud-Dewar.
Olivier Pesret with Emilie Pischedda from gallery Sorry We’re Close (Brussels) and myself drinking flashy margaritas for our colleague Nicole’s birthday
Matthew Higgs, our creative advisor, who always instagrams people in front of artworks, here at White Columns in front of a Gerasimos Floratos during the opening.
Rachel Mijares Fick, production manager of Volta at their Black party.
Stefano Cernuschi from Mousse Publishing, our partner since day 1.
Independent team at our office at Spring Studios: Alix Dana associate director Independent NY, Olivier Pesret and Laura Mitterrand, Executive Director Independent International Fairs.
Martos Gallery team on Jess Fuller’s chair sculptures.
Marie Denkens and Wim Peeters from Office Baroque (Brussels) in front of a David Diao painting.
Floorpiece by Jared Madere at David Lewis (Independent New York).
Alix Dana and Edouard Meier, director of cinema Galerie (Brussels) and friends of his.
Elizabeth Dee, NY-based art dealer and co-founder of Independent, and myself.
Our creative advisor, White Columns director Matthew Higgs DJ for the White Column/Gavin Brown’s Enterprise/Independent after party.