Ernst Fischer and Manuel Vason (DARC members) have been invited to attend this year edition of the International Performing Art Festival in Giswil (Switzerland). this year edition of Festival there is a real emphasis on documentation and the discussion around it and we are really happy to be able to input and share our experience.

  • August 14, 2019

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 […]

  • June 27, 2018

Join us for our next Sully Night with Tracing the Pathway: Citing Site: Documentation as Traces of Place Making Tuesday 4 July, 2017 | 7:30 – 10 PM (presentation starts at 8 PM) DARC Studio, 8-10 Rhoda Street, London, E2 7EF Tracing the Pathway invite you to join them in an (a)live essay reading that […]

  • June 22, 2017

  What? Another Sully Night event. Which? Artist, dancer and researcher Carolyn Roy talking with (and without) Ernst Fischer about practices of permeability, erasure and spaces of encounter in bodies and in text. Where? DARC Studio space 8-10 Rhoda Street London E2 7EF When? Tuesday 6th of June from 7.30 pm And? We will provide food […]

  • May 31, 2017

Thu 11 May  2:00pm – 3:30pmTate Exchange Space, Level 1, Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock   Take part in a discussion exploring photography and performance: This event is aimed at artists, photographers, curators and those interested in socially engaged practice, the event will be chaired by Sarah Fisher; Executive Director of Open Eye Gallery. Join Jennifer Verson, Manuel […]

  • May 8, 2017

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 […]

  • May 2, 2017

We are very happy to invite you all to another Sully Night Event. Tuesday 7th of March from 7.30 RE/CREATING THE LIVE ACT: audio-visual experiments During the evening Ana de Matos will introduce us to new way of documenting live performances with the application of new technology. After a first part of presentations we will have […]

  • February 27, 2017

We are very looking forward to this event and, most of all, to initiate a discussion around the Ethical Document. Wednesday 5 October 2016 / 1.30pm – 4pm / Free / Booking Required A round table discussion with Manuel Vason and members of the Documentation Action Research Collective (DARC) Join Manuel Vason and members of […]

  • September 24, 2016

Tuesday 2nd of August – 7.30 till 11.00 pm DARC Studio 8-10 Rhoda Street London E2 7EF DARC – Documentation Action Research Collective invite you to our monthly SULLY night – an evening of contamination between artists, artforms, subjects and objects.Tara Fatehi   Tara Fatehi Irani is an artist who captures the ephemeral and reciprocal […]

  • July 27, 2016

DARC – Documentation Action Research Collective invite you to our monthly SULLY night – an evening of contamination between artists, artforms, subjects and objects. Bird La Bird will talk about her processes in discovering historic information and hidden histores from public archives and museums and how she uses performance as a medium of delivery. She […]

  • June 29, 2016

Tuesday 14th of June – 7.30 till 11.00 pm DARC Collective is hosting its monthly Sully Night, an evening of artists gathering, discussion, presentation and contamination. Luísa Nóbrega will introduce us her art practice and provoke a discussion about voice and gesture. DARC Studio 8-10 Rhoda Street London E2 7EF We will provide food – […]

  • June 8, 2016

The Im/Material conference brings together artists, archivists, curators and academics to consider the role of the archive in the creation, interpretation and preservation of culture. More info about the specific events here Venue Chelsea College of Arts 16 John Islip Street London SW1P 4JU Contact [email protected] 13 – 14 May 2016 Full price ticket: £50 […]

  • May 7, 2016

‘The true end of tragedy is to purify the passions.’ Aristotle DARC Collective is hosting a night of art exchange, discussion and presentation on the 10th of May at the DARC Studio. The theme for our next Sully evening will be TRAGEDY, aiming to explore and express true facts under impossible combinations. Please join us […]

  • April 26, 2016

Here’s a lush review from Huck magazine! HUCK magazine review

  • March 31, 2016


  • March 26, 2016

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 […]

  • March 7, 2016

The Documentation Action Research Collective invites you to a weekend long mini-festival of performance to celebrate the official launch of our collective! Join us 7pm – 11pm Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of March at 8-10 Rhoda Street, London, E2 7EF We have invited some incredible artists – Ernst Fischer, Margarita Zafrilla Olayo, Martin O’Brien, Tales Frey – to […]

  • February 24, 2016

We are very please to share the information of this upcoming workshop we will be leading together. WHEN Friday, 26 February 2016 from 14:00 to 17:00 (GMT) – Add to Calendar WHERE University of Roehampton – Roehampton Lane. Jubilee Building, Studio 5. London SW15 5PU GB – View Map To book a place click here DARC is a collective of artists documenting other […]

  • February 24, 2016

DARC Collective is pleased to host the first evening of SULLY artist gathering. We felt the necessity to create in London an informal evening of exchange for and between the community of artists. The sense of community will be the starting point for sharing information of each other practices and activity as well as an […]

  • February 24, 2016

Promotional Images for SPILL Festival 2015 by DARC Artists, 2015 SPILL Festival of Performance commissioned the DARC artists to produce promotional images for their 2015 festival showcase artists. This project marks the beginning of the DARC collectives ventures into documentation for artists by artists.

  • August 25, 2015