Saturday 3 February 2018, 7.30pm
The Experimental Library is a series of Rooms.
Each Room in The Experimental Library houses ‘events’ in response to the work of a specific radical creator.
The series will create a space for reading, objects, dance, music making, and dialogue, and will coincide with a publication of further responses to the artist.
The second room is Octavia E. Butler.
The concert is a series of responses to Octavia E. Butler:
On Yee Lo
The publication will include contributions by:
Is a Paris-based dancer and choreographer. Her work researches the different ways that time and space can inform each other, through the practice of dance and choreography, bending from alloy to discord, dialectic to pure process, autonomy to synergy. This research applies in particular to the relation between sound and movement, with slowness in particular - as a means of stretching time through its multiple possibilities - serving as an important tool.
Ute Kanngiesser is a London based musician from Germany. She has played classical cello since early childhood and turned to improvisation and experimental music while training in physical theatre and dance in Berlin. Since then, she has thoroughly deconstructed her classical roots and focussed on the immediate material of her instrument - its limitless resonance and pulse, its potential for an elemental music that dissolves conventional notions of rhythm and pitch and what it means to be lyrical.
Most recent collaborations have been with Seymour Wright, Crystabel Riley, Paul Abbott, Keira Greene, Billy Steiger, Evie Ward, Daniel Blumberg, Tom Wheatley, Jim White, Taku Sugimoto, Minami Saeki, Joe McPhee, David Ornette Cherry, and Steve Noble.
Her music has been released on Otoroku, Matchless, Earshots, Another Timbre and Mute. www.utekanngiesser.com