Location: St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch
Cultural historian and BBC broadcaster Alexander Kan discusses the history of the utyugon an instrument created in the 1980s by artists Timur Novikov and Ivan Sotnikov out of scrap metal, domestic irons and a wooden kitchen table. Kan will chart their associations with the Russian rock band Kino and the Popular Mechanics orchestra and the New Composers. Followed by a live music performance on a custom-built utyugon, with Ivan Sotnikov and Aza Shade, lead singer of London-based no wave band Manflu.
Free entry. Booking is essential.
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