Exhibition

Joe Banks, the Institute’s new AHRC Fellow, gigs in October/November…

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Never one to rest of his laurels, soundscape-ist Joe Banks is out and about in the next six weeks. He’s underground in Hackney, improvising at The Chelsea Theatre on the Kings Road, and noise-making in Harrow. Catch him if you can!

‘When The Dust Settles’ – live electromagnetic sound installation, sculpture, performances and video by Melanie Clifford, Nicola Counsell, Disinformation, Esmeralda Munoz-Torrero + Zai Tang, Raagnagrok, Tai Shani, David J. Smith, The Stargazer’s Assistant, Neil Taylor, Sophie Tom and Amanda Whittle, in an extraordinary underground location…

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The Bunker
18 Ashwin Street
London E8 3DL

Performances start 7.30pm
Thurs 7th Oct – 6.30 to 11.30pm
8th + 9th Oct – midday to 10pm
10th Oct – midday to 5pm
Admission Free

http://www.campbellworks.org/content/when-dust-settles-dalston-bunker

Bus – 30, 38, 67, 76, 149, 242, 243, 277, Train – Dalston Kingsland, Tube – Dalston Junction

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‘Film/ Music/ Other’ (Music Orbit Series 2) Disinformation and the Music Orbit Ensemble – Steve Beresford, Joel Bell, Francesca Thompson and Ben Crawley, improvising live scores to the films ‘Spellbound’, ‘Fire in the Eye’ and ‘Blackout’ by Disinformation. Programme includes “Electronic Labyrinth THX1138 4EB” – the first experimental short by director George Lucas and legendary sound-designer Walter Murch, the extraordinary ‘C’était un Rendezvous’ by the French Jewish-Algerian film-maker Claude Lelouch, ‘The Elephant and the Ship’ and ‘Monet’s Dream’ by artist and composer Ian Harris.

8pm Thurs 14th Oct 2010
The Chelsea Theatre
World’s End Place
Kings Road
London SW10 0DR
Admission £5

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Presented by Music Orbit in association with Brunel University and the PRS Foundation. Bus – 22 or 11 heading west from Sloane Square tube (get off when you see the ‘World’s End Distillery’ on your left).

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Usurp Arts Lab – performance, electronic music, documentary film, painting, sculpture and installations by Daniel Ackie, Blue Daisy, Sarah Cramer, Disinformation, Katy O’Donovan, Sarah Fowler, Reynir Hutber, Dilaksky Kandasamy, Natalie Leer, Isabel & Sophia Moseley, Aleesha Nandhra, Sheena Patel, Alice Turner, Aoife Twomey, Simon Underwood and Rich Watson.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd61OQ6HIG4

Launch party + performances – 7pm Fri 12 Nov
Closing party – 7pm Sun 28 Nov

Usurp Art Gallery & Studios
140 Vaughan Road
London HA1 4EB
http://www.usurp.org.uk/

Usurp Gallery is 2 mins walk from West Harrow tube, 20 mins from Baker Street taking the Met Line towards Uxbridge. Gallery open Thursdays to Sundays 2pm to 8pm.

Alter Ego Reloaded

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Alexa Wright is currently showing a new configuration of the Alter Ego installation in Locate Me, an exhibition that examines the impact of new communication technologies on traditional concepts of space at Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin, 22 May – 8 August, 2010. More details here.

Thomson & Craighead do London

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As part of the re-launch of the Museum of London, Thomson and Craighead are making a new work for the entrance hall. The new displays open from May 28th, and they will be building the commission over the space of a week ending June 6th, so come along and see it there. Works by The Singh Twins and Keith Coventry will also be on display, and the exhibition runs until September 5th. More info here.

Thomson and Craighead are further showing two brand new works, ‘The End’ and ‘The Time Machine in alphabetical order’, in a solo exhibition at Highland institute of Contemporary Art, running from June 20th to July 25th. Finally, you can also hear the duo being interviewed on Resonance FM here.

8th June. Private View. ‘How We Became Metadata’

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Date: Tuesday 8th June, 6:30-8:30pm
Location: University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1 2UW

You are invited to the opening and private view of:

‘HOW WE BECAME METADATA’

With:
Martin John Callanan
Corby & Baily
Eunju Han
Eduardo Kac
susan pui san lok
Ruth Maclennan and Uriel Orlow
Thomson & Craighead
Curated by Marquard Smith

War in Liverpool

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Thomson & Craighead will be showing ‘A Short Film about War’ as an installation for the first time at the MyWar exhibition at the Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT) in Liverpool, running from March 12 – May 30 2010. It will appear alongside works by Phil Collins, Renzo Martens, Milica Tomic, Knowbotic Research, Harun Farocki, Sarah Vanagt, Joseph Delappe, Oliver Laric, Dunne & Raby, Harrell Fletcher and SWAMP.

Animate Projects have also commissioned Lisa LeFeuvre to write a contextual essay about the piece, which is available on their website to read and download as a diffusion book alongside a streaming version of the work. Read Lisa’s essay here.

Horizon at Impakt Festival, Utrecht

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Thomson & Craighead’s live installation Horizon will be re-staged at Impakt Festival in Utrecht, Holland from October 14th 2009 alongside works by Jonas Dahlberg, Guido van der Werve, Vadim Fishkin, Guy Sherwin, Glenn Kaino and Julieta Aranda.  More information on this exhibition here.