AboutRadical and challenging work needs a community; a community needs radical and challenging work -This is B E Y O N D N E C E S S I T Y [Wed 22 Sat 25 June].
A week long programme showcasing some of the most radical, contemporary and influential makers of live work to date. Performance, film and discussion will form a supporting action, between generations and geographies; presenting, acknowledging and celebrating a cross-section of artists investigating performance process, Live and body based fine art practice.
The program includes:
New Live Work by Alastair MacLennan, Mary Babcock, Paul Hurley, Dominic Thorpe, Martin O'Brien, Michael Mayhew, Klara Schilliger and Valerian Maly, along with Ewa Rybska and Wladyslaw Kamierczak.
Film Screenings from Kira O'Reilly, Helena Hunter and Julie Tolentino.
Video Screenings from Oreet Ashery, Melville Mitchel, Tim Bromage, Lee Adams, Poshya Kakl and Tania Bruguera.
Live Writing from Mark Greenwood.
Panel Discussion chaired by Ron Athey with Julie Tolentino (via skype), Lisa Newman, Mary Babcock and Dominic Johnson and contributions from all artists involved.
An after party event will conclude BEYONDNECESSITY on Sat 25th from 10pm until late, organised by DANZSHAG with Filastine as a headliner mixing DJing/art/politics plus the London based DJs Shibby Shitegeist and Bunni Splanchnik
B E Y O N D N E C E S S I T Y is a fundraising event.
Our aim is the sustainability of ]performance s p a c e [ as a environment dedicated to the cultivation and dissemination of both emergent and established practitioners.
For more information you can check the blog: http://beyond-necessity.blogspot.com/
]performance s p a c e[
Unit 6, Hamlet Industrial Estate,
White Post Lane
London, E9 5EN
Overground: Hackney Wick
Tube: Bethnal Green, then take a bus 388 to Hackney Wick
From Liverpool St Station, then take bus 26 or 388 to Hackney Wick
T: 020 353 82 474/ 07504670558