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Sound Practitioners Visiting Speaker programme: Evan Ifekoya

28th January 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

* Open to UAL students and staff *

"To fight the neoliberal state is also to erotically and poetically occupy it"
- 'Ten Theses on Touch, or, Writing Touch' by Hypatia Vourloumis
Evan Ifekoya is currently working in film, performance and sound to explore the following questions -
Is every body a political body?
What role can an artistic exploration into archives of experience play in making sense of the present moment?
Ifekoya continues to investigate the 'queerying' of popular imagery. By utilising the props of everyday life the aim is to destroy the aura of preciousness surrounding art. Notions of appropriation, authorship and collaboration permeate the work.
Recent Exhibitions include All Of Us Have A Sense Of Rhythm, David Roberts Art Foundation, London (2015), Embodied Spaces, FramerFramed, De Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam (2015) both curated by Christine Eyene, Studio Voltaire OPEN, London (2015) and 30 years of the Future, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester (2014). Recent performances have taken place at David Roberts Art Foundation and Tate Modern, London as well as The Marlborough, Brighton and De Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam (all 2015).
Evan Ifekoya works collaboratively as part of:
Collective Creativity
www.qtipoccollectivecreativity.tumblr.com
Network11
www.ntwrk11.wordpress.com

 

Open to UAL students and staff, no booking required.

Lecture Theatre B, London College of Communication.

For more information about Evan Ifekoya visit: www.evanifekoya.com

For more about the Sound Practitioners Visiting Speaker programme, join the Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/888571744526082

 

CRiSAP & LCC Sound Arts Visiting Practitioners series 2015-16: weekly talks for current BA, MA and PhD students and staff across UAL.

Image Credit: https://qtipoccollectivecreativity.tumblr.com

Details

Date:
28th January 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

CRiSAP & LCC Sound Arts & Design Dpt

Venue

CRiSAP
Elephant & Castle
London , SE1 6SB United Kingdom
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