IN-SHOPPE LIFT OFF: Michael Speers' "xtr'ctn" /// 24.09.2019
Michael has invited some friends and artists to respond to his latest, triumphant work, encouraging them to maim, dismantle and bastardise it in which ever way they choose.
Some more intel on the three executioners listed below, but from what Michael has told us it's gonna sound bloody MAD. He's bringing his own speakers too, thank christ.
Tuesday 24th September.
Free / BYOB, performances start around 21.00.
masha is a London based Russian fine artist whose work sits at the crossroads of writing, performance and sculpture as an investigation into the power dynamics within which identities are determined through both affective and affected bodies.
Lia Mazzari’s work is often collaborative combining diverse instruments and sound objects, engaging new audiences through encounters with art in non-conventional spaces. She creates live and recorded events that embrace the broader sense of sound in space. The importance of site and developing an extended technique with cello, whips, text and other localised objects form the crux of her practice. Founder of Silver Road, a non-profit arts project devoted to site-specific experimentation in time-based art practices, she performed with Tarek Atoui, Ashley Paul, Takahiro Kawaguchi, Ilan Volkov, Christof Migone, Sarah Davachi and is part of Al Fresco, a new collaboration with artists Sholto Dobie and Tom White.
Keenan McCracken is an artist and musician based in New York, with a particular interest in treading the limits of signal processing as a way to negotiate the confines of equal temperament. This performance will use xtr'cn as a raw material to be deconstructed and folded into elements of his forthcoming EP Every Force Evolves a Form.