Archive - Random Friday 28/05/10

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28 May
Roshi feat. Pars Radio

Random Fridays at De La Warr Pavilion present Iranian/Welsh songstress Roshi, performing her delicate folk songs from her debut album “The Sky and The Caspian Sea”. Roshi will be performing with Graham (Dids) Dowdal of Pere Ubu/Nico fame on electronics/atmospheres/beats and Richard Thomas on experimental cello (and communist typewriter). A collection of specially made films by artist James English will show alongside Roshi’s engaging performance.


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Live Art Tartan
Stephanie Douet’s 2m tall radio controlled Burlesque figure together with its own internal sound piece collage.

Moving around on a sturdy radio-controlled base at about 2m an hour, the figure's body is made in various tartans, sewn and stuffed into grotesque and strange forms - horns, eyeballs, wings etc. It has an internal sound piece of bagpipe samples cut up and reassembled into a collage of noise. Controlled by the artist, lurking invisibly nearby, it will glide after passers-by, suddenly spin around on the spot and generally behave in an erratic and disconcerting fashion.

A cross between a carnival figure and a pantomime character reconstructed from Scottish parts into an object of weird beauty and strangeness.  The aim is to involve the passers-by in a street encounter that will enchant and amuse them, while offering an image of Scottishness that exploits and gently mocks National stereotypes.

pixelPRISM
(a collaboration between AK/DK and metaLuna)

Improvised electronic sounds from AK/DK and multi-projection visuals from metaLuna.

 
Fri 28 May 2010
Tickets: Free entry

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