Independent and Spring Launch a Program of Artist-Created Audio and Film Installations, Selected by Curator David Gryn

Mar 1, 2018 6:00PM

Keren Cytter,  Terrorist of Love,  2016, courtesy the artist, Daata Editions & Artspace

Independent and Spring are pleased to announce a program of immersive audio experiences and film screenings for the ninth edition of Independent New York. Curated by renowned sound and video curator David Gryn, the director of Daata Editions, the program will be installed throughout the public spaces of Independent and Spring Place for the duration of Independent, March 8–11, 2018. The program will feature works by artists from exhibiting galleries and Daata Editions, transforming the experience of the common areas surrounding Independent.

Artists featured include: Larry Achiampong, Sofie Alsbo, Maria Antelman, Thora Dolven Balke, Cara Benedetto, Lynda Benglis, Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE, Jake Chapman, Rob Chavasse, Matt Copson, Keren Cytter, Shezad Dawood, Brice Dellsperger, Elliot Dodd, Graham Dolphin, Alexandra Drewchin, Tracey Emin, FlucT, Ed Fornieles, Luke Fowler & Sue Tompkins, Leo Gabin, Douglas Gordon, Brent Green, Joseph Grigely, Eloise Hawser, Joachim Koester & Stefan A. Pedersen, Lina Lapelyte, David Lynch, Laurel Nakadate, Rashaad Newsome, Tin Ojeda, Hannah Perry, Puppies Puppies, Torbjørn Rødland, Scott & Tyson Reeder, Ariana Reines, Marina Rosenfeld, Richard Sides, John Skoog, Scott Treleaven, Stephen Vitiello, Saya Woolfalk,and more.

Many of the artists are represented by galleries who are presenting at Independent, including:  303 Gallery, CANADA, Chapter NY, Elizabeth Dee, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Andrew Edlin Gallery, INVISIBLE-EXPORTS, François Ghebaly, The Modern Institute, Carlos / Ishikawa, Night Gallery, The Sunday Painter, Air de Paris, Peres Projects, Cheim & Reid, Tilton Gallery, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, untilthen, and VI, VII.

About David Gryn

David Gryn is the Director of Daata Editions, an online commissioning platform for artists working with digital media. Since its inception in 2015, Daata has commissioned over 300 artworks by 70 artists including David Blandy, Jake Chapman, Keren Cytter, Sue de Beer, Tracey Emin, FlucT, Leo Gabin, Rachel Maclean, Takeshi Murata, Rashaad Newsome, Hannah Perry, Jon Rafman, Scott Reeder, Amalia Ulman, Artie Vierkant, Lu Yang, Toby Ziegler amongst others. Gryn is also the founder and director of Artprojx, which screens, curates, promotes and lectures on artists’ moving image and other art projects in collaboration with leading contemporary artists, art galleries, museums, art fairs, art schools worldwide.

Independent New York 2018

PRIVATE VIEWING (by invitation): Thursday, March 8  


Friday, March 9: 12–7PM | Saturday, March 10: 12–7PM | Sunday, March 11: 12–6PM

LOCATION: Spring Studios, 50 Varick Street, New York


Spring is where culture, creativity and ideas come together to transform brands. It is an innovative and collaborative marketing ecosystem comprised of a creative agency, a production and events group, and Spring Place, a collaborative workspace and business club. Spring has deep roots in the fashion and luxury sectors and decades of experience working with brands in fashion, beauty, entertainment, music, art and technology. The global Spring community has headquarters in London, New York and Milan, with future openings set to include Los Angeles and Paris. Select clients include Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Estée Lauder, Condé Nast, LVMH, Google, Huawei, M&S and other leading fashion, beauty, lifestyle, hotel and retail brands.


Independent is an invitational art fair devised by and for gallerists, which reexamines traditional methods of presenting, viewing, and experiencing contemporary art. The selected participants represent the art world’s most creative and inspired curatorial visions from a cross section of emerging, mid-career and established programs from around the world. Now in its ninth year, Independent has a rotating participant network of over 240 galleries from 50 cities worldwide.