OTOProjects is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company (CIC) that has been set up to manage the programme at Café Oto.
PAST RESIDENCIES & PROJECTS
JIM O'ROURKE + RUSSELL HASWELL + MARC HURTADO
@ THE SOUTH LONDON GALLERY 29 November 2012
An evening of experimental sound and image organised together with and taking place at the South London Gallery. The event included a solo live performance by Russell Haswell with large-scale phase scope projections, a premiere presentation of new music from Jim O'Rourke commissioned especially for the occasion and a rare screening on 16mm of Marc Hurtado's (Étant Donnés) film Bleu and short performance by the artist.
FUSHITSUSHA + JOHN BUTCHER + TEMPERATURES
@ ST JOHN AT HACKNEY CHURCH 5 October 2012
Keiji Haino has been at the forefront of the Japanese avant-garde music scene for four decades. A captivating solo performer, he has played two sold out residencies at cafe oto that have demonstrated his versatility - from fleet fingered duo encounters with Peter Brötzmann and Steve Noble to the insane dynamic range of his solo vocal incantations. We've always wanted to work with Haino to present some of more adventurous rock-informed projects and Haino's reinstigation of Fushitsusha is his most potent realisation of rock music's primal energy and radical potential.
PETER BRÖTZMANN CHICAGO TENTET - 18-20 April 2011
TATSUHISA YAMAMOTO - 9-10 March 2011
OTO PROJECT SPACE
The OTO Project Space is located just around the corner from Cafe OTO at 1-7 Ashwin Street - E8 3DL.
PROMOTERS & ARTISTS FUND
The OTO Projects Promoters and Artists Fund was set up to support the creation and delivery of new live events with UK-based musicians, made possible with support from the Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Four grants of £1500 were made available for promoters and artists to present new work by UK-based artists. The events could be of any description: a one-off live performance, short festival, new commission, residency, series of events or any other format. The grants were awarded to Miles of Smiles, Cry Parrot, BOAR collective, and Full of Noises.
The associated artists programme at Cafe OTO has been set up to support a handful of musicians each year. Using the resources we have we hope to provide a platform to present new works, develop ideas and initiate collaborations. The programme has been made possible through support from the Genesis Foundation.
2012-2013 ASSOCIATED ARTISTS
We are pleased to launch our first Associate Artists Programme with five musicians who we feel collectively represent some of the most interesting music happening in the UK.
OTO Broadcast goes out every Wednesday night on London's art radio station Resonance FM from 9.30-10.30pm with a mix of guests, concert recordings, interviews and even the occasional live broadcast beamed out direct from the venue itself.
OTOPROJECTS / ELECTRA SERIES
OTOProjects is proud to announce a new collaborative series of events realised with Electra. The programme builds on Cafe OTO's live events and takes the form of talks, discussions, screenings and workshops by artists and musicians performing at Cafe OTO. The series provides a platform to explore the performers' practices in a more discursive format.
Bob Ostertag 'What is Live?' // 21.7.12
Charlemagne Palestine Screening + Q&A // 4.4.12
Ghedalia Tazartes Listening event + Q&A // 11.12.11
Ikue Mori AV performance & Q&A // 16.11.11
OTO Projects gratefully acknowledges the support of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Arts Council England and the PRS for Music Foundation.
We also receive additional project support from:
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