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:
On Yee Lo (b. Hong Kong) lives and works in London. She builds ‘cooking instruments’- physical structures where common meals are made and consumed, creating situations across different social patterns. Gestures, labour and hospitality are the key ingredients in her recipes. She earns her dough working as a baker.
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.
“For over 10 years, I have only played unscripted/improvised music. I have experimented with the sound of the cello, limiting myself to the alive material at hand: vast and complicated layers within the instrument and myself; and to let this music evolve continuously in relationship with others. It relates to the process of uncovering an endless multiplicity of coexisting sense perspectives. And it deals with the energy that this gives rise to. For me, it is the most exciting place to play music from.”