Exhibition

fig-2 5/50 Rebecca Birch

2 Feb 2015 – 8 Feb 2015

Event times

Monday: 6 - 8pm, access from Carlton House Terrace only
Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm
Thursday: 11am - 9pm

Cost of entry

Day membership to the ICA is £1 Tuesday - Sunday. There is no charge at the fig-2 Monday openings.

Day membership is free to annual ICA members, ICA ticket holders, and free with the National Art Pass.

fig-2

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Piccadilly Circus / Charing Cross

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About

Rebecca Birch’s ongoing investigation around a lichen-covered stick takes on a new stage at fig-2 premises. Lichen Hunting on the West Coast, is an expanding multiple channel media and drawing installation, accompanied by a series of conversational encounters between the artist and audience. A particular lichen-covered stick has travelled with Birch since 2011, after casting a shadow across her dashboard during a road trip performance work with artist Dan Coopey. Birch produces the incident as re-enactments, anecdotes, narratives that are performed in dialogue with the audience. This new body of work informed by following trace-lines of the stick emerges as performance in two parts, the first to take place at the opening night on Monday between 6 and 8 pm, and the latter on five consequent afternoons between 3 and 6 pm. The projections produced during the second part through one-to-one encounters will be added onto the body of the installation. Thursday late at fig-2 will host a studio visit to Birch, where she will give a talk about her exhibition and her new research on waulking songs and weaving communities in Scotland between 7 and 8 pm.

Please book your 15-minute one-to-one session for Tuesday - Saturday by emailing ben@fig2.co.uk

Curators

Fatos Üstek

Exhibiting artists

Rebecca Birch

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