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Kunstraum Live

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


How Can You Love Me Knowing That I Could Never Love You? is the first installment of a three part project by Johnston Sheard.

The first act by Johnston Sheard, is a seance of humming tongues serenading to a piano piece composed by the artist, with pedal steel guitar accompaniment. The gallery, returning to its previous guise as a place of worship, is divided into a known and an unknown realm by a tabernacle of dead flowers. A choir of singers attempt to defy the impending ephemerality of mortal love by disseminating their emotions across the divide into the unknown eternal. Making indelible transmissions to their eternal paramours like the entangled supernatural photons of quantum physics.

In the second act by Nils Alix-Tabeling, the unknown realm responds in the form of a film depicting a hypothetical sphere of fairytale archetypes hidden within the quantum. Protagonists struggle to become human through a surrealist narrative of disappearances and teleportations. Schizophrenia is questioned as a supernatural power that can penetrate the layers within polysemic objects, enabling protagonists to transition between the visible and invisible, and communicate with the unknown.

Featuring:

Piano – Eeva Reetta Laiho
Pedal Steel Guitar- Jez leather
Saxophone – Jeff Bennett
Drums And Percussion – Keef Winter
Choir Conductor – Eleanor Westbrook
Vocal Workshop facilitator – Elena Dana

Cinematographer : Thomas Depas
Actors : Anastasia Bay, Arthur Egloff
Sound : Johnston Sheard

Special thanks to Whitecross Community Centre, Peabody Estates Gardening Club, Zoé Denys and Dominik Krauss.

Supported by Fluxus Art Projects and using public funding by Arts Council England