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Kunstraum Live

Club Goddess: Susie Green, Simon
Bayliss, Kim Coleman, Rory Pilgrim
Friday 29 May - 9:30pm

YOUNG BOY DANCING GROUP
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LIVE STREAM: CHARACTERS OF CONTROL
Deniz Ünal
Friday 1 May, 7:30pm BST

LIVE STREAM: OVER AND OVER PURE FORM
Fay Zmija Nicolson
Friday 24 April, 7:30pm GMT

LIVE STREAM: Another Muddy Clearing
Good Friday 10 March 7:30pm GMT

The Knives Beside the Plates
Film screening and talks
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LIVE STREAM: AMBIENTE X
Benni Bosetto with Xenia Perek
Friday 27 March, 7.30–10.30 GMT

LIVE STREAM: The Muddy Streaming Performance Evening
Friday 20 March from 7.30pm GMT

Hermine Demoriane: Tightrope
Lecture performance
21 February, 7 - 8:30pm

Plum Job
Katie Shannon and Zoe Williams
Friday 13 December, 7-11pm

SO SOFT World Tour Exhibition
Fri 6 Dec, 5–10pm (by-invitation)
Sat 7 Dec, 11am–10pm Sun 8 Dec, 11am–8pm

Benni Bosetto: Ambiente X
with Xenia Perek
Saturday 30 November 2019, 2-6 pm

In Search of Fluid Self
Screening: Satoshi Kon’s Perfect Blue & Paprika
17 November 2019 4-7 pm

Rebecca Lennon
Eating the wallpaper collapses the sharp lines
Friday 4 October 2019, 7pm  

F U T U R E R I T U A L
Thursday 26 and Saturday 28 September 2019

Demiverse
Friday 13 September 2019, 7pm

William Joys: A One Man Show
6 & 7 Sept 2019, 7pm

FILM SCREENING:
Annie Sprinkle's Herstory of Porn
Saturday 25 May 2019, 7–9pm

BEUVERIE EN COMMUN
Wednesday 22 May, 7pm

PERFORMANCE:
Deniz Ünal: Characters of Control
Saturday 6 April, 7pm

FILM SCREENING:
You Are Good
Saturday 16 March 2019, 7–9pm

BOOK LAUNCH AND SCREENING:
Allusion to a body no longer present
Thursday 7 March 2019, 7–9pm

IN PLATO'S ANUS | GIORGIO SADOTTI
Thursday 28 February 2019, 6–9pm

Rainer Ganahl
Comme des Marxists
8 Dec 2018

Life/Forms 2.0: 'Königin der Nacht’
a performance by Johannes Büttner and Bastian Hagedorn
2 September 2018

Tyler Eash and Sara Rodrigues
Allusion to a body no longer present
2 June 2018

Mary Hurrell
2 (Aerial) – Performance
24 March 2018, 7pm

Charismatic Megafauna
in fragments from the shattered toe 4 November 2017

Performances For Pets
Krõõt Juurak & Alex Bailey
in fragments from the shattered toe
Talk for humans - Saturday 21 October 2017, 5pm
Performances for dogs - Sunday 22 October 2017

Maria Metsalu
in fragments from the shattered toe
25 November 2017

Kunstraum
FIVE YEARS PARTY
Saturday 7 October 2017

Jeremiah Day
THE CHAIR REMAINS EMPTY / BUT THE PLACE IS SET
31 May 2017

Johnston Sheard & Nils Alix-Tabeling
How Can You Love Me Knowing That I Could Never Love You? (Part One)
17 June 2017

Beth Collar & Hannah Still
Brainstem Thinking
10 June 2017

Performing Objects
Isabelle Cornaro, Benedict Drew, Anna Franceschini, Iain Hamilton Grant, Rebecca Lennon, Maria Walsh and Zoe Williams
3 June – 4 June 2017

Fiona James
GUTLESS SPEECH (and other impossible thoughts)
11 August 2016

Fay Nicolson
OVER AND OVER PURE FORM
5 August 2016

Morphologies live programme
13 September, 20 September, 27 September, 4 October 2014
Alex Cecchetti, Lucy Clout, Fiona James, Sabel Gavaldon, Gudrun Hasle, Frances Loeffler, Henning Lundkvist, Karen Mirza and Brad Butler, Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, Gro Sarauw, Vladimir Tomić, Werker Magazine
Curated by Mette Kjærgaard Præst

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Hermine Demoriane: Tightrope
Lecture performance
21 February, 7 - 8:30pm


As part of our weekend exploring Hermine Demoriane’s work, this Performance Lecture ‘Tightrope’ is a presentation of the tightrope as seen by artists from Robert Morris to Man Ray.

In April 1971 Hermine Demoriane went to an exhibition at the Tate Gallery of the Canadian artist Robert Morris. Among the exhibits was a tightrope, which she traversed.  From then on, for the next five years, the tightrope became her fascination and obsession. Hermine published ‘The Tightrope Walker’ (1989), sharing a diary of her years as a performer on the tightrope. From appearances at the Grand Magic Circus in Paris and Derek Jarman’s ‘Jubilee’, her career on the wire straddled several alternative cultures in the seventies. Peopled by a gallery of figures from that world – including Dali, Erté, Andrew Logan, her husband Hugo Williams, Philippe Petit, Eno, Nick Lowe, Nick Kent.

In this performance lecture Hermine will give a direct account of her life as a funambulist and she also evokes the spirit of earlier tightrope walkers who pioneered the art – the legendary Blondin, Madame Saqui and others

The evening will feature a raffle to win a copy of ‘The Tightrope Walker’ (1989) which Barry Miles put amongst his top 10 counterculture books.

 

Image credit: Hermine Demoriane featured in Derek Jarman’s cult film ‘Jubilee’ (1978)

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This screening features as part of weekend of events reflecting Hermine Demoriane’s work as part of our ‘Muddy Clearing’ programme, which acknowledges a series of countercultural performers from the 1970 and 80s to today. Other events in the series include:

Saturday 22 February – A toast to Blondin at his graveside in Kensal Green Cemetery ( The Blondin Memorial Trust)

Sunday 23 February – Screening – The Knives Beside the Plates [3pm – 8pm]

Wednesday 5 March – The Binnie Sisters: Muddy Clearing [Opening 6:30pm – 9pm]