Midsummer Nights Dram: Improvisations with Paul Burwell at Cafe Oto

For Anne Bean’s Legacy project she worked with Robin Klassnik and Richard Wilson on TAPS: Improvisations with Paul Burwell, which was presented by Matt's Gallery at Dilston Grove, 17-19 September 2010.

The resulting TAPS DVD was launched at a special event:

A Midsummer Night's Dram: Improvisations With Paul Burwell — 
The launch of a double DVD set – TAPS and PAST

Cafe OTO,
18 – 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston,
London, E8 3DL
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Doors: 7.30pm

The DVD TAPS is a composite of over 80 contributors including Steve Beresford, Mike Cooper, Viv Corringham, Lol Coxhil, Terry Day, Max Eastley, Susanna Ferrar, Sylvia Hallett, Ashleigh Marsh, Hugh Metcalfe, Phil Minton, Maggie Nicols, Steve Noble, Evan Parker, Elliott Sharp, Alan Tomlinson, Ansuman Biswas, Kaffe Matthews, Peter Cusack, David Toop and Roger Turner. In the second DVD, PAST, Paul’s notebooks of over 30 years, are used to create a dialogue with him.

DVD published by Matt’s Gallery. The DVD can be purchased here.

It's extraordinary work that needs to be seen” TAPS: Improvisations with Paul Burwell- Phil England The Wire Nov. 2010

The Cafe OTO launch event featured –

Performances:
Phil Minton/ Terry Day, Sylvia Hallett, London Dirthole Company, Siren Song: Mark Anderson with modified Burwell/ Bow Gamelan sirens, Chris Gladwin, Aaron Williamson, Brian Catling, Rose English, Paul McCarthy, Andre Stitt, Jacky Lansly, Fergus Early, Steven Berkoff, and Shaun Caton and films by Richard Wilson, Stephen Cripps, Anne Bean and Bow Gamelan Ensemble.

Films:
Final night of TAPS with Richard Wilson's screen destruction. 2010 (2 mins)
Stephen Cripps; Pyrotechnic Sculptor Acme Gallery, 1981. William Raban (5 mins)
Self-Portrait. Who Of? Dialogues Paul Burwell and Anne Bean 2010. (excerpt 5 mins)
Offshore Rig Bow Gamelan Ensemble 1987 Channel 4 (excerpt 8 mins)

Master of Ceremonies: Richard Strange

 

TAPS and PAST result from a Live Art Development Agency/TATE RESEARCH Legacy: Thinker in Residence Award to Anne Bean, supported by Arts Council England.

We are looking for a better quality image for this page or to replace it if it's missing.

Part of Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards

Anne Bean and Tim Etchells, recipients of Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards.

Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards

Anne Bean and Tim Etchells, recipients of Legacy: Thinker in Residence Awards.

Read more

Also

PERFORMANSSI 2011, Turku, Finland

The Agency curates An Audience With…for European Capital of Culture.

Read more

Joshua Sofaer’s The Many Headed Monster in Madrid

An original and inventive resource created by Joshua Sofaer

Read more

MIF 2019: Animals of Manchester (including HUMANZ)

Documentation, context and information about a project by Theatre of Research & LADA for Manchester International Festival 2019considering intergenerational, interspecies relations.    

Read more

Crossovers

Screenings, talks and a DVD series of artists’ films, documentaries and dialogues, concluding Performance Matters

Read more

SPILL Festival of Performance, London

A Showcase of ten of the most innovative, daring and exciting young artists from the UK and Ireland.

Read more

Study Boxes at Live Collision Festival, Dublin

A hand picked selection of materials from LADA’s Study Room

Read more

East End Collaborations

A range of support structures for graduates and emerging artists working with Live Art.

Read more