Meeting in the middle of music + art + technology: a guide to Convergence Festival, Mar 21 – 25

, 20 March 2017
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The 2017 Convergence Festival is on at venues across London, running March 21 to 25.

The event brings together an interdisciplinary set of practices to create a dialogue around performance and technology, and is divided into three sections: Live Music, Visual Arts and Sessions.

The Live Music events will take place throughout the week at various locations in the city, including some notable performances by Yves Tumor who will present a “visceral live / art performance” on March 25 at Electric Brixton for Jacques Green’s curated Closing Party, as well as Actress on March 24 at Village Underground, among many others.

The Visual Arts section has partnered with Carroll/Fletcher, and features a public installation ‘Render Search’ by James Bridle at London’s Great Eastern Wall Gallery, running March 21 to April 3, and Constant Dullaart‘s solo exhibition The European Classes  at London’s Village Underground Gallery, March 21 -26.

Convergence Sessions creates a hub that hosts a series of workshops, talks and performances, and takes place over two days on Friday and Saturday at London’s Behind The Bike Shed. Some of our recommendations include:

Friday, March 25

– Talks by Gaika, Mark LeckeyNelly Ben Hayoun and Katja Lucker of Musicboard Berlin
– Live performance by choreographer and director Holly Blakey

Saturday, March 26

– Presentation by ASMR-tist Claire Tolan
– Live performances by Nkisi and Klein

See the Convergence Festival website for a full programme and more details.**

‘Sex: Work and Play’ @ Close-up Cinema, Jul 12

11 July 2016

The 2017 Convergence Festival is on at venues across London, running March 21 to 25.

The event brings together an interdisciplinary set of practices to create a dialogue around performance and technology, and is divided into three sections: Live Music, Visual Arts and Sessions.

The Live Music events will take place throughout the week at various locations in the city, including some notable performances by Yves Tumor who will present a “visceral live / art performance” on March 25 at Electric Brixton for Jacques Green’s curated Closing Party, as well as Actress on March 24 at Village Underground, among many others.

The Visual Arts section has partnered with Carroll/Fletcher, and features a public installation ‘Render Search’ by James Bridle at London’s Great Eastern Wall Gallery, running March 21 to April 3, and Constant Dullaart‘s solo exhibition The European Classes  at London’s Village Underground Gallery, March 21 -26.

Convergence Sessions creates a hub that hosts a series of workshops, talks and performances, and takes place over two days on Friday and Saturday at London’s Behind The Bike Shed. Some of our recommendations include:

Friday, March 25

– Talks by Gaika, Mark LeckeyNelly Ben Hayoun and Katja Lucker of Musicboard Berlin
– Live performance by choreographer and director Holly Blakey

Saturday, March 26

– Presentation by ASMR-tist Claire Tolan
– Live performances by Nkisi and Klein

See the Convergence Festival website for a full programme and more details.**

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LOCAL’s Hannah TW + Helen Ralli celebrate the emancipatory power of music with Dance Freedom at London’s V3, Sep 7 – 15

7 September 2017

The 2017 Convergence Festival is on at venues across London, running March 21 to 25.

The event brings together an interdisciplinary set of practices to create a dialogue around performance and technology, and is divided into three sections: Live Music, Visual Arts and Sessions.

The Live Music events will take place throughout the week at various locations in the city, including some notable performances by Yves Tumor who will present a “visceral live / art performance” on March 25 at Electric Brixton for Jacques Green’s curated Closing Party, as well as Actress on March 24 at Village Underground, among many others.

The Visual Arts section has partnered with Carroll/Fletcher, and features a public installation ‘Render Search’ by James Bridle at London’s Great Eastern Wall Gallery, running March 21 to April 3, and Constant Dullaart‘s solo exhibition The European Classes  at London’s Village Underground Gallery, March 21 -26.

Convergence Sessions creates a hub that hosts a series of workshops, talks and performances, and takes place over two days on Friday and Saturday at London’s Behind The Bike Shed. Some of our recommendations include:

Friday, March 25

– Talks by Gaika, Mark LeckeyNelly Ben Hayoun and Katja Lucker of Musicboard Berlin
– Live performance by choreographer and director Holly Blakey

Saturday, March 26

– Presentation by ASMR-tist Claire Tolan
– Live performances by Nkisi and Klein

See the Convergence Festival website for a full programme and more details.**

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Club to Club Festival 2016, Nov 2 – 6

31 October 2016

The 2017 Convergence Festival is on at venues across London, running March 21 to 25.

The event brings together an interdisciplinary set of practices to create a dialogue around performance and technology, and is divided into three sections: Live Music, Visual Arts and Sessions.

The Live Music events will take place throughout the week at various locations in the city, including some notable performances by Yves Tumor who will present a “visceral live / art performance” on March 25 at Electric Brixton for Jacques Green’s curated Closing Party, as well as Actress on March 24 at Village Underground, among many others.

The Visual Arts section has partnered with Carroll/Fletcher, and features a public installation ‘Render Search’ by James Bridle at London’s Great Eastern Wall Gallery, running March 21 to April 3, and Constant Dullaart‘s solo exhibition The European Classes  at London’s Village Underground Gallery, March 21 -26.

Convergence Sessions creates a hub that hosts a series of workshops, talks and performances, and takes place over two days on Friday and Saturday at London’s Behind The Bike Shed. Some of our recommendations include:

Friday, March 25

– Talks by Gaika, Mark LeckeyNelly Ben Hayoun and Katja Lucker of Musicboard Berlin
– Live performance by choreographer and director Holly Blakey

Saturday, March 26

– Presentation by ASMR-tist Claire Tolan
– Live performances by Nkisi and Klein

See the Convergence Festival website for a full programme and more details.**

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