DRAF Annual Evening of Performances

3 Oct 2019

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Thu, 03 Oct
19:30 – 23:30

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Ministry of Sound

England, United Kingdom

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RSVP now for DRAF's annual Evening of Performances, one of the most highly anticipated events in the London Frieze Week calendar!


The event is free to the public and will this year take place for the first time in London’s iconic nightclub, Ministry of Sound, on 3 October 2019.

We have invited Louise O'Kelly, founder and director of performance festival Block Universe, as guest curator of an Evening of Performances, working, for the first time, with a guest curator in the event's twelve-year run. DRAF will present commissions from the artists Marijke de Roover, FlucT, Kai-Isaiah Jamal, Hannah Perry, Jimmy Robert and Haroon Mirza in collaboration with GAIKA and Jack Jelfs.

In an era of increasing conservatism, the 12th edition of DRAF’s Evening of Performances looks to push boundaries by questioning the politics of display and censorship. Taking place alongside Frieze Art Fair, new commissions and specially adapted works will reflect upon performed identities and representations of the body within art. Through spoken word, choreography, video and sound-based practices, performances will highlight the importance of alternative subcultures in finding new forms of resistance and creating spaces for freedom of expression.

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Haroon Mirza

Jack Jelfs


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