What’s on? AQNB’s weekly list of events + openings around London: Feb 14 – Feb 20

, 15 February 2018

Every week we trawl through our emails so you don’t have to, here is our pick of events and openings happening in and around London this week. Special shout out to Primary Lates at venues across Notthingham tonight, February 15.


Kilbourne / LIZZ / UNITI at VFD on 15 Feb

A Lowki Valentines Survivors Special with Larry B, Klein and James Massiah @ Cafe Oto on 16 Feb

Oscillate Wildly & Janus presents: Amnesia Scanner (DJ), Hitmakerchinx & DJ Aaron, Jam City, Lotic, Pandora’s Jukebox, Oxhy at Corsica Studios on 16 Feb

Something 3 Be Scared Of with Sam Keogh, Joseph Noonan-Ganley and Linda Stupart at no.w.here on 16 Feb

PS/Y’s Hysteria and Cinenova Distribution present an evening of film, Hysteria and the Hybrid Body at Cafe Oto on 17 Feb

Bala Club 2018: St. Valentines Day Massacre at Emily’s Bar on 17 Feb

Talk by Maria Walsh, Performative therapeutics in contemporary artists’ moving image at Jerwood Visual Arts on 19 Feb

Transcending species, Transcending gender,  Transcending nations, an evening of moving image, sound and performance at Deptford Cinema on 19 Feb



Chris Kilmartin, On Real Life on the online platform Cosmos Carl, running 16 Feb – 2 Mar

Verity Birt’s, Deformation Attends Her at Black Tower Projects running 17 Feb – 31 Mar

Stine Deja & Marie Munk’s, Synthetic Seduction at Annka Kultys running 21 Feb – 24 Mar

Fausto Mercier’s high definition sound design is an infectiously frenzied experiment in elastic plasticity on ‘Firmest Fine’

aqnb, Friday

Philip Ullman & Carl Herner share a love poem to the cloud as ‘Forever in Your Arms’ explores memory, loss & accumulation


Patience is a virtue when waiting for Fabulous Diamonds’ timeless sound & detached melancholy in ‘Forever Turned’

aqnb, Monday

Unpacking notions of world-making, subcultural aesthetics & community in the globalised present of Cosmopolitan


Degraded dance & rave for our contemporary society of spectacle & excess in xin’s ‘Spent, Wasted and Saved (ft. AYA)’

aqnb, 13 September 2019

Self-mythologising producer djb drops upside down track ‘Ondersteboven’ from his dark & maximal album of terminal velocity

12 September 2019

Anticipating Harm: Vijay Masharani on the aesthetics of passivity, allegorizing violence & the legible bro

Ruthie Natanzon, 10 September 2019

Navigating the volatile social & environmental present in the hot air & destruction of Caribic Residency’s Volcano group exhibition

8 September 2019

Mourning the irreparable fractures caused by the loss of a loved one in the grieving noise pop of Thegn’s ‘I Heard Your Voice ft. Dis Fig’

aqnb, 4 September 2019

Going through the motions with Kimberly-Klark’s bittersweet final show on the purposelessness of routine while holding ground

Alec Recinos, 3 September 2019

Celebrating changing currents in Black & queer art practices at BBZ’s alternative graduate exhibition

2 September 2019

The future has (not) been cancelled: On the post-pop mutations of Los Angeles’ Heav3n party & the shock of the new in the old

30 August 2019

Sückie’s deconstructed bass & breakbeat is a titillatingly spatial swagger that glides through its own polyrhythms on ‘Irala Pt. 1’

aqnb, 30 August 2019

Avbvrn’s ‘Shroud’ lives up to its title by burying its instrumentation in wavy atmospherics & monochrome image fragments

29 August 2019

The pang of cosmic lost-ness: Minh Nguyen responds to Thuy-Han Nguyen-Chi’s What My Eyes Behold Is Simultaneous in a letter

Minh Nguyen, 27 August 2019