Strange Umbrellas – Berlin Special Edition


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Date(s) - 26/08/2016 - 27/08/2016
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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SOWIESO

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SU_14_LINEUPOKFRIDAY AUGUST 26th

TOM ARTHURS  trumpet  & STEVE BERESFORD electronics

SERVANDO BARREIRO  & BLANCA REGINA  AV performance

VOCOLINE  by ILAN KATIN  Live drawing performance

LORE LIXENBERG  voice & LUCY EVANS hairdresser

SHORT FILMS  by KAREL DOING, PIERRE BOUVIER PATRON, GRAHAM DUNNING, JOSEPH YOUNG

SATURDAY AUGUST 27th

SERVANDO BARREIRO  AV performance

PETER CUSACK & BLANCA REGINA   AV performance

AUDERROSE  & PATRICK K.-H.  AV performance

LORE LIXENBERG  voice & STEVE BERESFORD piano

JAMIE MCDERMOTT voice

SHORT  FILMS  by KAREL DOING, PIERRE BOUVIER PATRON,  KHALED KADDAL.

EINTRITT 6/10€

TOM ARTHURS

Tom  is a trumpeter and composer for the 21st century, moving effortlessly between jazz and improvised music, and drawing from a dizzying range of influences – from John Taylor, Kenny Wheeler and Jimmy Guiffre to Berlin’s Echtzeitmusik scene, composers György Ligeti, Luc Ferrari, Wolfgang Mitterer and Morton Feldman, film-makers Andrei Tarkovsky and Jean-Luc Godard, and baroque music, the pygmies of Central Africa, Gal Costa, David Sylvian and Arto Lindsay.http://www.tomarthurs.co.uk

STEVE BERESFORDSteve has been a central figure in the British improvising scene for over thirty years, working with the likes of Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Han Bennink,Christian Marclay and, of course, Alterations.His work with Marclay has included mixed media pieces like ‘Screen Play’, ‘Ephemera’, ‘Graffiti Composition’, ‘Shuffle’, ‘Pianorama’ and ‘Everyday’. He has also written songs, scored feature films, TV shows and commercials.Steve has worked with hundreds of people, including The Slits, Stewart Lee,Ivor Cutler, Prince Far-I, Alan Hacker, Ray Davies, Ilan Volkov, The Flying Lizards, Otomo Yoshihide, The Portsmouth Sinfonia and John Zorn. He has an extensive discography as performer, arranger, composer and producer, and was was awarded a Paul Hamlyn award for composers in 2012.
http://www.efi.group.shef.ac.uk/mberes.html
SERVANDO BARREIRO is a spanish multimedia artist. He has presented works and workshops in Madrid, Berlin, Galicia, Paris, Rome, Montevideo, Trondheim. Bergen, Oslo among other locations. Sometimes in form of an interactive installation and sometimes as an audiovisual performances. His workshops are about free technologies and open source. He is working on minitronics.net focusing on the exploration of the physical computing with low cost sensors and open hardware/software.
http://www.servandobarreiro.es

BLANCA REGINABlanca is an artist, teacher and curator based in London. Her research and practice is heterogeneous and encompass expanded cinema, free improvisation, graphic and moving image, photography and performance art. In 2014 she joined as lecturer the School of Music and Fine Art at the University of Kent. For several years she was a visitining research fellow at the University of the Arts, London, Chelsea College of Art and Design, 2011 to 2014. She has performed with various artists, including Terry Day, Leafcutter John, Beresford and Matthias Kispert and curated a number of events and installations in London and internationally. Her last solo exhibition: ‘Expanded and Ephemera Audiovisual’ was presented at MUPO, Oaxaca, México in November 2015.
www.whiteemotion.com

ILAN KATIN is an artist who makes drawings, occasionally collaborates with musicians doing live visual performances, and sometimes ventures into the creation of installations.
VOCOLINE Description: Turn left and write. Turn right and cough. Hybrid scripted and improvised live drawing accompanied by light banter.
Duration: 15 minutes.
http://www.ilankatin.com

PETER CUSACK b. 1948 LondonPeter is a field recordist, musician and sound artist with a long interest in the soundenvironment. He is currently based in Berlin. He initiated the ‘Favourite Sounds Project’ to discover what people find positive about their everyday sound environment and ‘Sounds From Dangerous Places’ (sonic journalism) that investigates sites of major environmental damage such as the Caspian Sea oil fields and the Chernobyl exclusion zone. He produced ‘Vermilion Sounds’ – the environmental sound program – for ResonanceFM Radio and is a research fellow at the London College of Communication. As DAAD artist-in-residence in Berlin 2011/12, he intiated ‘Berlin Sonic Places’, examining relationships between soundscapes and urban development. Musical collaborators include Kahondo Style, Clive Bell, Nic Collins and Viv Corringham.
http://favouritesounds.org
http://sounds-from-dangerous-places.org/

AUDERROSE & PATRICK K.-H.Sketches and fragmentsImprovisation for laptop, guitar & overhead projection
AudeRrose manipulates series of black drawings and sketches on the surfaces of the overhead projector, creating a real time motion collage. She uses the movement of the body to create visual effects with lenses and various optical apparatus. The visual composition is an improvised theater of objects and figures evolving with time and light Patrick K.-H. (aka Anton Iakhontov) sound artist / video artist / composer, for the time works with sound installations, live and written acousmatic, graphical collage and animation. Researches interactive / cross-disciplinary forms, permutating the media, aiming on achieving unexpected mutants. Member of Theremin Center for Electroacoustic Music at Moscow Conservatory, Moscow Cyber Orchestra and a number of international collaborations. Author of music / video to drama / contemporary dance / post-dramatic theatre plays and performances as well as his own works in Russia, Austria and Germany. Art-director of Media Studio in Alexandrinsky Theater, St. Petersburg. Founder and co-curator of the Floating Sound Gallery for spatial sound (St.Petersburg), organiser and curator of festivals and educational programs. Currently lives and works in Vienna / St.Petersburg.
http://soundartgallery.ru/
http://drawnsound.org/

AudeRrose is multi-disciplinary artist working with performance, photography, sound and projection. Her imagery plays with narrative structures, developing dreamy and intimate universes, exploring various forms of interplay between body, images in motion, deconstructive narrations and self-mythology. Her performances articulate live scenography protocols integrating video as an environment medium, considering the black box as a possible oneiric space, where sounds and images communicate in a poetic and narrative journey.
http://aude-f.com/performance/

JAMIE MCDERMOTT
Jamie Irrepressible is a vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist,artist, and producer. He has so far created – and internationallytoured – two critically-acclaimed, commercially-released, albums under the name of his project The Irrepressibles – Mirror Mirror, 2010, V2 records, and Nude, 2012, OND records. Aside from The Irrepressibles, Jamie collaborates as a vocalist and composer in much of the breadth of the music industry – directing site-specific works with his improvisation choir Conversations With Sound (2005 – 2014 London various/Bournemouth Festival) to performing as vocalist improviser: in David Toop’s opera “Star Shaped Biscuit” (2012 Aldeburgh, Suffolk), and Sarah Sarhandi’s “Found” (2013, Kings Place, London). As a composer he created electro-choral music for Kirsten Dehlholm’s critically-acclaimed internationally touring opera ‘War Sum Up’ (2011 Hotel Pro Forma/Latvian National Opera) which eventually had a US premier at Brooklyn Academy of Music, and more recently he’s created orchestral music for Shelly Love’s fantasy-film ‘The Fallen Circus’ (chapter 1, 2015 – more to be released) plus her previous film ‘The Forgotten Circus’ (2009). As a studio vocalist he’s collaborated oncommercial electronic music releases with Rex The Dog “DYFWIF” single (Southern Fried Records) and most recently Norweigan electronica duo Royksopp’s 2014 album ‘The Inevitable End’ (Warner Music) – with whom he is now currently touring. Jamie has also performed as lead vocalistfor contemporary classical and jazz productions (Holland Festival, RomaEuropa Festival, Purcell Room (RFH), Aldeburgh Festival, and BBC News Night). More recently he has begun exploration into the world of music production for other artists – including arranging and recording the first EP release of queer U.S. born alt-country artist Jon Campbell.Jamie currently lives in Berlin where he is completing his third album for his project The Irrepressibles, which is set to be released in early 2017.www.facebook.com/theirrepressibles

LORE LIXENBERG
Lore Lixenberg is a mezzo soprano and director and works on projects in several different spheres such as with with leading composers of today on new commissions,Theatre de Complicite,International Opera houses, worldwide,Radiohead,West End musicals,Stand-Up comedy,Installation Art and gallery pieces.With composer Frederic Acquaviva she directs the Art Space La Plaque Tournante in Berlin devoted to Avant garde and experimental art both sonic and visual.She is the founder of ‘PRET A CHANTER/the song cafe’,the very first performance art cafe, in Berlin,where no speech is allowed,only song and continues to conduct her trademark SINGTERVIEWS worldwide.
lorelixenberg.net

LUCY EVANS
Lucy Evans is from London and is now Berlin based.She is a freelance experimental hairdresser and make up artist.She trained at the Delamar Academy and works for ‘Pimps and Pin ups’.
FILMS
‘Invisible Dialogue’ by Karel Doing 16mm, 2:44 minutes, b&w, 2014Karel Doing, James Holcombe, Rosalind Fowler, Emilie Atkinson
‘LA-AZ’ by Karel Doing Super 8mm, 7 minutes, b&w, 2013Karel Doing soundtrack by the Comstock Jug Band
‘Esquisse pour la monnaie vivante’ Video,11 min Pierre Bouvier Patron
‘Flowers from Mars’ Video, 3 min Pierre Bouvier Patron
‘The Middle Classes Are Revolting’Video, Color, 1 minute 30 seconds Joseph Young Part of The Ballad of Skinny Lattes and Vintage Clothing.
“Dry/Friction – حك عَ ناشف ” 3mins audio/visual piece, Khaled Kaddal2014
Untitled (Translation 1)Video, 3 minutes 8 seconds. Graham Dunning 2014

Karel Doing (1965, Canberra, Australia) is an artist and filmmaker who is working across analogue and digital formats, inquiring the semiotics of experimental film and expanded cinema. His main interest lies in subjects, materials and methods connected to the redundant, the futile and the neglected. He is driven to reconnect implausible links: urban/nature, music/maths, passion/ratio, analogue/digital. After being based in Arnhem and Rotterdam (the Netherlands), he now lives and works in London.
http://www.doingfilm.nl

Pierre Bouvier Patron is a french visual artist based in London.
He is currently working in different media such as digital video and film, exploring the boundaries between them and creating moving image works, performances and installations. He has developed many practices and skills are wide in the arena of experimental film, documentary films, music videos.
He studied cinema at the Université Lyon II Lumiere of Lyon. He is currently involved with No.W.Here, a film laboratory based in London.He has been involved in video screenings and video performances internationally, solo or in collaboration with musicians such as Syd Kemp or the artist Blanca Regina. His work has been shown in Lyon, Kike Keller, Madrid (Spain), at Strange Umbrellas and The Yard (London).
http://pierrebouvierpatron.tumblr.com/

Joseph Young is a Sound Artist based in Brighton, UK and Berlin.A specialist in binaural field recording techniques, his works have been shown at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Jerwood Hastings, V&A, Estorick Collection, De La Warr Pavilion, Errant Bodies, Berlin, Seoul Museum of Art and on Wall Street.
artofnoises.com

Khaled Kaddal is an Egyptian interdisciplinary artist and experimental musician, currently based inLondon pursuing his MA sound art degree in London College of Communication.His works focus on the aesthetics of sound with the interest in expanded listening, socio-politicsaspects of sound, music and mixed medias. He has held performances locally andinternationally. In different formats, He has contributed with performing art, dancedirectors, filmmakers and visual artists.
www.khaledkaddal.com

Graham Dunning is an artist that works various different formats, but generally to do with either Sound or Found Objects.His background is in experimental music. He uses experimentation and play as a main part of his making process. He is also a tutor in London and develops projects with various artists.
http://grahamdunning.com

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