Unpredictable Series presents an album launch by LEAFCUTTER JOHN and BLANCA REGINA at IKLECTIK on Saturday the 30th of September 2017.
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Opening the evening at 8.30, Steve Beresford will play a solo with piano and electronics.
At 9pm, Leafcutter and Regina will perform with light and music.
The event presents an installation by Javier Arribas in collaboration with Blanca Regina.
This work looks at the recuperation of the myth in the digital era.
‘With friends you grow wings’ (Rumi).
“Leafcutter” John Burton originally studied Painting at Norwich School of Art and Design. His first recordings reached the offices of Planet Mu Records in 1999 where its founder and Aphex Twin collaborator Mike Paradinas encouraged John’s more experimental efforts. Working with Planet Mu, John released 3 critically acclaimed albums. John is a key member of Polar Bear, a twice Mercury Music Prize-nominated band based in London.
Blanca Regina is an artist, teacher and curator based in London. She has performed with many artists, including Terry Day, Leafcutter John, Steve Beresford and Matthias Kispert, and curated numerous events and installations. Regina and Beresford have presented a series of exhibitions looking at free improvisation in UK and its connections to other art practices.
Steve Beresford has been a central figure in the British improvising scene for over thirty years, working with the likes of Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Han Bennink, Christian Marclay and Alterations. He has an extensive discography as performer, arranger, composer and producer, and was was awarded a Paul Hamlyn award for composers in 2012.
Javier Arribas is a visual and plastic artist. His last proyects include (2011/2013); “Anatomical Light” Light directed in transparencies for its later digitalization. His works have been presented at DEARTE Artfair, Palacio de Congresos de Madrid. Solo exhibition at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Fundación Díaz-Caneja, Centro Medinacel of Contemporary Art, Centro Metropolitano de Diseño, Buenos Aires and Cracovia, Poland.