4minutes 6 of Conversation 2014- 'Live Performance' 27th August 2016 V22 Summer Club

Finally got the chance to experiment with working with a live drummer who's improvisation replacedthe pre-recorded audio at V22 Summer Club on Saturday.  

The very talented and established Producer, Writer, Musical Director and Multi-Instrumentalist, based in London, Geo (Geordan Reid-Campbell) played live drums in response to 4minutes 6 of Conversation 2014-

Geo played two thirteen minutes sets. 

Really excited to see this piece evolve. 

PEER FORUM SESSION 27TH APRIL

I will be hosting the next 'Network 11' Peer Forum at Cubitt gallery on the 27th April. I will be reading Louis Chude-Sokei's writting "Dr Satan's Echo Chamber: Reggae, Technology and Diaspora Process " followed by a Skype Q&A conversation with Chude-Sokei. 

Louis Chude-Sokei is a Nigerian-Jamaican-American scholar and writer.  His work includes the monograph "Dr. Satan's Echo Chamber: Reggae, Technology and the Diaspora Process," the award-winning critical work "The Last Darky" and the most recent book, "The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics."  He currently teaches at the University of Washington, Seattle and is Editor-In-Chief of the newly revamped The Black Scholar, one of the oldest and most influential journals of Black thought in the U.S.

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TRIP to LA LA LAND

In the middle of last month spent a compact week in LA with some very kind friends (old and new) and family, Highlight being bumping into the great filmmaker Ben R. Caldwell in his Leirmert Park space. They have a lot of interesting events planned well worth a trip if ever in that neck of the woods.  Here are a few tourist snaps from the trip. 

 

 

 

 

Events week 22.02.16

A couple of interesting happenings this week... 

 Still from Finding Fanon Part Two by Larry Achiampong & David Blandy.

Still from Finding Fanon Part Two by Larry Achiampong & David Blandy.

On Wednesday 25th February 'An Evening with Larry Achiampong & David Blandy' at Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street E1 6AB. 

Larry  and David will host an informal evening of video screenings and debate around the postcolonial and the posthuman, showing the Artsadmin produced Finding Fanon Part Two as well as a selection of work by other artists including Jesse DarlingEvan Ifekoya, Harold Offeh, Nicola Thomas and myself. 

The evenings event will take place in Artsadmin, Arts Bar & Cafe from 7;30pm ticket are free and can be found here.

 

On Friday 27th February as the third in a series of events an Cubitt The Network 11 will be presenting an event hosted by Larry Achiampong in conversation with Barby Asante and Teresa Cisneros. 

As  part of the 'The Netwrok11',  we are a peer group of artists who are each grappling with contemporary art practice in an exciting array of forms including performance, sound and imagery.  Artists including myself, Larry Achiampong, Beverley BennetEvan Ifekoya, Shepard Manyika, Ima-Abasi OkonKamile Ofoeme & Nicola Thomas.

The evenings discussion will run from 6-8pm, details on the poster below.