New Moves International presents
Fri 11 Mar 2011 | 6pm-1am | £12/£9
“It was in New York that I really started to get ideas for Cabaret Futura. At that time there were some very exciting Performance Art spaces in Manhattan. Places like The Kitchen, PS1, The Artists’ Space and Franklin Furnace would have regular events featuring artists like Laurie Anderson, Karole Armitage, Rhys Chatham and the original stand-up/monologist Eric Bogosian. It gave me the idea to present this kind of performance work in a mutated European cabaret environment and, in 1980, Cabaret Futura was born in Soho, London.”
Influenced by a trip he made to New York in the ‘70s, Richard Strange has been organising the hugely successful Cabaret Futura events in London for many years. In keeping with this strand of programming for New Territories 2011, he now curates a special Cabaret Futura event for Glasgow.
6pm – 8.45pm Richard Strange & Kelly Dearsley: I’ve A Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore.
Is modern life always doomed to disappoint and frustrate? A one-on-one experience investigating the passive nature of the so-called ‘free society’.
7pm – midnight Samantha Sweeting: He Loved Her, And Sometimes She Loved Him Too
An interactive installation in which two strangers are led to bed, to listen to stories of love and heartbreak in the pillows.
7.30pm – 8.20pm Graeme Miller
An interactive performance in which the audience sit and watch the audience sitting and watching…
8pm Liliane Liju: Power Game
The audience becomes involved in an unending web of power as they take their places in an altered version of Chemin De Fer in Liju’s alternative casino.
8.15pm – 11.15pm Haroon Mirza & Richard Strange: The Last Tape
Richard Strange ‘plays’ Ian Curtis in a performance/installation informed by Krapp’s Last Tape and the Curtis-written track Johnny 23.
8.30pm – 9.30pm David Blandy: The David Bland Special
Screenings of a selection of Blandy’s performance works are fused with live performance as Blandy transforms into his most elaborate alter-ego, The White and Black Minstrel.
9.45pm – midnight Richard Strange & Kelly Dearsley: I’ve A Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore.
11.30pm – 12.30am Anne Bean, Richard Wilson & Chris Gladwin: Dark Halos Spooky Drums
An experimental sound performance featuring cracks, bangs, thumps, rattles, splinterings, fractures, shatterings, mist, tensions, gaffer-tape, refraction, darkness, clanks, whiffs, rolls, rumbles…
For tickets click the Book Tickets link above, or contact the Arches Box Office on 0141 565 1000.
ABOUT NEW TERRITORIES //
The New Territories Festival has always subverted boundaries between different genres and experimented with hybrid media. In addition to the programme at The Arches, events also take place at CCA, Tramway, the Apple Store, Ramshorn and SWG3, at Dance Base Edinburgh and at City Moves and Peacock Visual Arts in Aberdeen. For the entire New Territories programme go to www.newmoves.co.uk
Part of the International Festival of Live Art, Scotland, produced by New Moves International. New Moves International is funded by Creative Scotland, Glasgow City Council and the EU Culture Programme 2007-2013
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“Where can you see tomorrow’s work today? The answer is The Arches.”
Producing and presenting risk-taking work from local and international artists and companies, the building has boasted performances over the past two years from Derevo, The TEAM and Taylor Mac, hosted the National Review of Live Art and New Territories festivals and seen blistering performances from boundary-pushing artists and companies such as John Moran, Adrian Howells, Ontroerend Goed and Quarantine as part of 2010’s BEHAVIOUR festival, our annual celebration of the live experience.
The Arches is also Scotland’s leading provider of support for emergent artists and performance practitioners, providing a year-long programme of opportunities including Artist in Residence programmes and our two annual awards, Platform 18: New Directions and the Brick Award, as well as showcasing raw work from homegrown talent such as Nic Green and Rob Drummond in Arches LIVE, our annual festival of brave new work.
Our dedicated Creative Learning programme offers even further-reaching opportunities for development across a broad range of social groups, with events ranging from urban music production course Tigerstyle and the newly launched Arches Community Choir, to mentoring schemes, professional development projects and off-site performance work with diverse social groups.
Words from Jackie Wylie, The Arches’ Artistic Director, following the tragic death of Adrian Howells:
“All at The Arches are devastated by the loss of Adrian Howells this week. He was our Artist in Residence and The Arches was his creative home. But more than that, he was a dear friend and companion in life to many of us here.
So many would say that there truly was no one like him, who personified love, generosity and the deepest type of empathy and desire to understand those lucky enough to have met him. With great humour he was able to create an instant connection with anyone he encountered. He was able to translate this desire to nurture and connect into his performance practice and in doing so leaves behind not only an incredible and influential body of work but a multitude of audience members across the world who have in some way been transformed by these encounters.
He supported, encouraged and was at the heart of an entire community of artists in Glasgow who will miss him terribly.”