Tara Fatehi Irani has created an archive of 365 family documents dispersed every day for a year in public space. Mishandled Archive proposes ‘mis-handling’ as an alternative way of engaging with archives. Tara has worked with a collection of over 2000 photos and documents mostly from her family archives from Iran and dispersed 365 pieces of […]
DARC member Holly Revell will present her current photo-book project ‘David Hoyle: Paralell Universe’ and show some of the original pages from the dummy of her book. She will also talk about her experience of crowdfunding for the book so far. There will then be an open discussion on the subject of photo-books documenting performance […]
“Creating, in other words, for me means letting go. Easier said than done. Relinquishing the possibility of getting something just right is, in many ways, a small encounter with one’s own demise, the death of an idea or a dream. There’s another paradox (they’re everywhere in this game): death as an urgent creative impulse.” Nando Messias […]
In June 2016 Brink celebrated one year of independent postgraduate research as part of the MA/MFA Performance Practice as Research at Central. “When you and I take a risk and meet in the space between, what is revealed? What emerges? Sensuality? Style? Polyphonic voices? “Uniqueness”? Intimacy? Violence? Release? … Or, nothing but an awkward silence? “ D.A.R.C. […]
The body lay prone with the legs slightly apart, the left arm folded under the chest with the forearm set across the front of the neck and the hand close to the face. Heather in bloom which had become buried with the body had remained bright green. Throughout the one hour running time of Tara Fatehi […]
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TRANSFORMATIONS – an exhibition in 2 parts Transformations is a series of images by Holly Revell. They reflect the transition from drag back to original self. The images echo post-performance emotion and fatigue, revealing the bodies which support their queens and the traces left behind post-drag. They are about the relationships the artists have with […]
A limited edition of unique twenty 45 rpm record sleeves for the single by musician Meiryl Jones ‘how to recognise a work of art’ on side A and ‘all is equal in love’ in side B. The Concept aims at reinventing the music sleeve by matching each vinyl to an original drawing, everyone of […]
INTIMATE COLLABORATIONS. THE BARE BODY OF PERFORMANCE IN UK AND IN RUSSIA Drawings based on the exhibition by MANUEL VASON and Russian performance artists held at Solyanka State Gallery, Moscow. 20 september – 1 november Intimate Collaborations explores the ‘intimate’ relationship between performance and photography, the action and the image. The photographic image together with […]
Ana Godinho de Matos is a self-shooting producer/director who heads Chameleoneye Films. She aims to produce films which inspire and capture the imagination of the audience through compelling narratives, a creatively bold approach and by choosing substance with style. By the age of twelve, Ana had lived in four continents and grew up appreciating the […]
Documentation of Stolen Voices at Points of Listening, a monthly programme of listening workshops, activities and discussions based in and around London. Stolen Voices is an ongoing collaboration inspired by eavesdropping. It is about listening-in, or the way listening is always positioned in space and in time. It is about overhearing, or the stuff we add […]
An ongoing series of constructed and sometimes fictional documents produced by Johanna Linsley and collaborators that show the Future as a geographical location, feeding parasitically off the stolen potential of the Present. Developed in part as a Think Tank Associate of the Pacitti Company in 2013. Presented at the Performing Urban Archives conference, the Room […]
Promotional photography by Manuel Vason for the ‘Have Your Circumstances Changed?’ by Lu Kemp. Artangel, London: 2015
A series of experimental live drawings made in collaboration with artist Manuel Vason. Undertaken as a collaboration, the drawings explore the hidden physicality and gesture of the body of a documenter who transfigure himself through his very activity.
Performing Documents is a major collaborative research project which asks how we are dealing with the remains of Live Art today. Drawing on creative, curatorial and research strategies, this project stages a wide-reaching investigation into the problems and potential of performance and its documents. It comprised a series of performance workshops and public symposia, and […]
A ‘workbook‘ created in response to IWY08: How to Stay Occupied, a project of I’m With You at the Bank of Ideas, during Occupy London. Compiled by Johanna Linsley, with contributions from R. Justin Hunt, Arkem, Mary Paterson, Caroline Smith, Jesse Darling, Eleanor Weber, Sophie Robinson, and Season Butler.