PECKHAM TRUTH BOOTH
The Peckham Truth Booth is an open uncensored platform for artists, activists, performers, musicians and agitators in the heart of Peckham.
Throughout the summer James in association with MOCA London is inviting proposals broadly related to truth from any and all interested parties. Events might include but are not limited too workshops, spoken word, screenings, music, performances and more.
In addition we have an adjacent events space with seated area, stage, lighting, PA and projector available for related indoors activities if your project / ideas requires it.
To register your interest or submit a proposal send emails too: email@example.com
This event is supported through Arts Council England grants for the arts in partnership with The Nines, Sustrans, Southwark Council, Peckham Visionand Copeland Park.
Live Art Development Agency DIY 12: 2015
Thursday 3rd to Saturday 5th September
Create, 2 Curved Street (Filmbase Building), Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Sign up deadline June 22nd APPLY
MAPS OF POWER
Constructing a fictional people to remap a forgotten city.
‘… the places are what remain, are what you can possess, are what is immortal.’
Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
This project takes two fictional communities and explores the traces left behind as they pass North to South through an outmoded landscape.
Working together, we will respond to dereliction, brownfield and industrial sites, wastelands and forgotten streets exploring how these spaces might inform our sense of self and community. Through structured play, we will unearth forgotten stories and stage a midnight meeting between two estranged communities.
This project fuses pyschogeography with pervasive Nordic larp (Live Action Role-play) and builds upon my work exploring the creation of fictional outsiders, their worlds, totemic-sculptures, proto-politics, languages, rituals and myths.
For this project I am interested in bring diverse group of people together for a weekend of workshops exploring community creation methods culminating in a midnight Larp which is a reflection of Dublin’s Northern and Southern outskirts and is an attempt to remap dereliction.
This workshop is open to people of any background that are looking to learn about new ways to form communities, tell stories and reclaim spaces. There are no formal requirements needed to participate in the project, other than a positive can do attitude and a willingness to engage in outdoor physical activity alongside people from various backgrounds. The culminating activity itself will involve a walk of approximately 2-3hrs, so participants will need to have at least a modest degree of fitness and sensible walking shoes.
I will be particularly interested in hearing from people with an interest in sharing information, workshops, experiences, methods or artwork relating to: crowd dynamics/group psychology/ survival skills/proto-politics/social cartography/urban archeology/song lines and anything you feel is related.
Central to the workshops is the exploration of group alibi, silence, contact improvisation, blindfold story telling, and intuitive ritual creation and sculptural responses to environmental and architectural stimuli.
As an applicant, you must wish to participate in the creation of a moving image art piece created through the documentation of a midnight larp. Over three days you will, you will take part in something special – the creation of a fictional community, a new moving image work and a city wide pervasive larp.
This workshop is free but participants are expected to bring their own food and drink. If you are coming from anywhere other than the locality and need accommodation, we will provide information on this when your attendance has been confirmed.
Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau & Ross Jardine
Radio Anti: The Map is the Territory
Featuring Keller Easterling | Jonathan Hoskins | Adam James | Lt Col Laurence Quinn | Collette Rayner | Stephen Wright.
71 Eyre Lane,
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Broadcast info: 87.5FM and at radioanti.co.uk
Radio Anti (Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau & Ross Jardine) present a newly commissioned live broadcast about indexical geography and 1:1 scale mapping. Drawing on the fiction of Jorge Luis Borges, Stephen Wright’s research into working at 1:1 scale and Keller Easterling’s work into infrastructure, Radio Anti present an evening of talks, performances and music from the Bloc Projects gallery.
The event extends de Kersaint Giraudeau and Jardine’s interest in how places are understood through mapping, how mapping might be a kind of place making, and what new index points could be used to orientate ourselves within landscapes that create, and are contingent upon, infrastructures that are in and out of sight.
Structured as a number of short presentations, performances and talks by a range of invited speakers, the event will include a number of breaks with the opportunity for drinks and conversation with the artists and speakers and guests in the adjacent courtyard. Guests are invited to watch individual segments or stay for the full broadcast.
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Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau creates sculptures, drawings, performances and films. His work addresses abject materials, negative affective states, and the ambiguities of language and objects. Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau was an Associate of Open School East, 2013-2014. He runs The Bad Vibes Club, which is a research project into Morbid Ethics, writes a blog about art and ideas at ashortdescriptionofmypoo and collaborates with Ben Jeans Houghton as the ARKA group. He lives and works in London and is represented by Space in Between.
Ross Jardine was born in Epsom. He uses a research-based approach to examine the relationship between landscape and individual/collective action. Outcomes are often presented as performative actions recorded by photographs and videos. Recent exhibitions include: Heritage is a Bogus History, And/Or Gallery; Platform: In the Making, Site Gallery; and Les Télévisions, French Riviera Gallery.