East End Collaborations 2009

East End Collaborations 2009 – Tenth Anniversary Platform
and
Everything You Wanted To Know About Live Art But Were Afraid To Ask 

Friday 5 and Saturday 6 June 2009

East End Collaborations (EEC) is a partnership between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency offering a number of support structures for graduates and young artists working with Live Art and based in London.

2009 is the 10th anniversary of both East End Collaborations and the Live Art Development Agency, and to celebrate this East End Collaborations 2009 is a special programme of events offering an opportunity to look back on East End Collaborations highlights and achievements over the last ten years, and to look forward to the start of a new era of Live Art residencies and activities at Queen Mary.**

Alongside the Open Submissions East End Collaborations 2009 Performance Platform there will be an anniversary edition of the information and advice day Everything You Wanted To Know About Live Art But Were Afraid To Ask and special presentations across the weekend by ten artists who have taken part in East End Collaborations Platforms over the last decade – Helena Hunter, Oreet Ashery, Jiva Parthipan, Richard DeDomenici, Angela Bartram, Ben Connors and Holly Darton, Jungmin Song, Susannah Hewlett, Sheila Ghelani and Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa.

Full programme details:
Friday 5 June
From 19.00

Performances and presentations by former East End Collaborations Platform artists:

Oreet Ashery (EEC 2000) – Back in 5 Minutes
A two channel video installation that’s like a mini thriller about the art object versus a performative act and power relations between artists and curators. www.oreetashery.net

Richard DeDomenici (EEC 2002) – Plagiarismo! Redux
A preview of Richard’s new show in which he cites a rich and eclectic variety of case studies from the music, entertainment and art worlds, including his own disputes with News
International and the BBC. www.plagiarismo.com

Angela Bartram (EEC 2003) – Untitled
An illustrated talk on the mouth as a 'vulnerable orifice' and the abject that arises from our unregulated proximity to others, the influence of corporeal and spatial site and how this affects the viewing contract. www.angelabartram.com

Sheila Ghelani (EEC 2005) – 5 Years In The Life Of A Piece (Grafting and Budding…still)
A short film about how a piece of work you quietly make can end up being performed and refined FOREVER (well, for 5 years at least.. maybe longer…lets see shall we…)

Ben Connors & Holly Darton (EEC 2003) – A couple should sit next to each other facing the world
With selected elements from their past work on ideas of division, attachment and competition, this performance installation marks, and reflects upon, Ben and Holly’s working processes and performances. www.benandholly.co.uk

Susannah Hewlett (EEC 2005) – An audio work, Proud to be Presenting
Susannah continues her subversion of emblematic moments from our cultural and social realms to create a new EEC-themed audio work. www.susannahhewlett.com

Saturday 6 June
11.00 to 15.30

Everything You Wanted To Know about Live Art But Were Afraid To Ask

A day of information and advice about Live Art, and a chance to learn from the experiences of artists who’ve been there before.

The day will feature presentations by the artists Lois Weaver, Oreet Ashery, Helena Hunter, Jiva Parthipan; the promoters and curators Anthony Roberts and Cecilia Wee; and Live Art facilitators Lois Keidan of the Live Art Development Agency, and Manick Govinda of Artsadmin.

New Work Network will run an Information and Advice Table.

Saturday 6 June
From 17.00

See the artists of tomorrow, today in the East End Collaborations 2009 Platform:

Poppy JacksonUntitled

Simon RavenIncarnation

Martin O’BrienRepetitive Strain Syndrome

Alexander C. BedeSCRUB

Lisa WrightIncarceration

Siân Robinson DaviesDisguised As Things

Yoko IshiguroOccupied

Georgia RodgerDualet

Lindsey Price & Francesca Millican-SlaterEd Venture’s Quintessentially English Tea Room

Rachel MarsUnto us a Child is Born

and more performances and presentations by former East End Collaborations Platform artists:

Helena Hunter (EEC 2004) – The Other Room: Revisited
Helena returns to a performance she originally presented at EEC and explores the animal self, humiliation, degradation, the attempt to stand. www.helenahunter.com

Jiva Parthipan (EEC 2005) – Autobiography of a (potential) terroristPart suicide note, part artist talk, part geo political commentary, Jiva explores the artistic life of a potential terrorist or the terrorist life of a potential artist. www.jivajiva.com

Jungmin Song (EEC 2007) – A reel to A reel
Jungmin rethinks the strings attached to the balloons in her EEC performance Lighter Than Air.

Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa (EEC 2005) – Cooper House
Documentation of the mixed media installation from EEC 2005. www.wolukau-wanambwa.net

Susannah Hewlett (EEC 2005) – An audio work, Proud to be Presenting
Susannah continues her subversion of emblematic moments from our cultural and social realms to create a new EEC-themed audio work. www.susannahhewlett.com

Tickets:
Weekend Pass, covers all events: £15 (£10 concessions and New Work Network members)

OR

Single tickets:
Friday 5 June, 6 former East End Collaborations Platform artists: £7 (£5 concessions and New Work Network members)
Saturday 6 June, Everything You Wanted To Know About Live Art But Were Afraid To Ask: £7 (£5 concessions and New Work Network members)
Saturday 6 June, East End Collaborations 2009 Platform and 5 former East End Collaborations Platform artists: £7 (£5 concessions and New Work Network members)

Bookings open on 19 May. Bookings can be made by sending an email to [email protected] or by leaving your name and number on 020 7882 5196.

Venue: The Arts Building, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS (between Mile End and Stepney Green Tubes)

East End Collaborations 2009 is a partnership between Queen Mary University of London, the Live Art Development Agency, and East End Collaborations.

** To keep up-to-date with these exciting Live Art developments at Queen Mary, University of London please email [email protected] with 'A.I.R' in the subject line.

Banner image credit:

Rachel Mars – Unto us a Child is Born

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