Exhibiting artist Shezad Dawood will discuss his practice and current exhibition at Parasol unit, in conversation with writer and critic Oliver Basciano. With screening of 'New Dream Machine Project'.
Image: Shezad Dawood
Responding to Dawood’s interest in the surreal, myth and ritual, this workshop will involve, props, costumes, experimental filming and the staging of a production still you can all take home.
Tessa Whitehouse, Fabian MacPherson and Edmund Hardy will examine medical history and poetry, place and allegory.
Shezad Dawood, 'Mên-an-Tol', 2013. Acrylic on vintage textile, 200 x 274 cm. Courtesy Paradise Row, London
Join us for the exclusive preview of Shezad Dawood: Towards the Possible Film, a major survey of the artist Shezad Dawood, comprising new light sculptures, paintings on textile, and films.
Families will gradually invent strange and absurd drawing mechanisms, that alter how they naturally move and in doing so create unusual and surprising mark-making.
Image: courtesy Nicola Pomery
A panel discussion on personal history and archive featuring poet and translator Sue Rose, in conversation with poet Hannah Lowe, and archivist, poet and local historian Anna Robinson.
Image: courtesy Vici MacDonald
An evening exploring the relationship of the body to its environment, with screening and performance works by JocJonJosch, Lawrence Lek and Ilona Sagar
Image: courtesy Lawrence Lek
Lightbox Cinema presents a magical
silhouette animation workshop exploring storytelling through traditional stop
motion animation techniques.
Image: Courtesy Laura Kloss
This event will examine 'imperfect futures' through a combination of poetry and critical discussion on urbanism, repetition, the absurd and common space.
Image: Canan Tolon, ‘Futur imparfait’ (detail), 1986–1999. Ink on Mylar, 27.9 x 35.6 cm (11 x 14 in). The British Museum 2013, 6039.1.1-33. Funded by the Contemporary and Modern Middle East Art Acquisitions group (CaMMEA) and SAHA