The exhibition uses the question “What if…?” as a starting point to imagine “alternative- unexpected- futures” and unpick the development of centralised power structures in relation to “decentralised communities.” Through video, performance, text and installation, the artists will explore concepts of the renewed and the destroyed.
The multidisciplinary show celebrates work birthed from bad life choices, and is placed between the shiny optimism of getting ready before a night out and the consequent hangover the next day. In sharing truths and slurring emotions the evening seeks what the press release calls “drunken inspirations, drinking to forget, passionate pub debates, pointless fights with friends, loss of inhibitions, misguided decisions, hungover regrets, next day apologies, and one too many Jaegerbombs [sic].”
A confessional performance/public meltdown by Self Esteem (Rebecca Taylor of Slow Club)will commence at on the evening of May 6, with Karaoke running into the late hours.
The group exhibition begins in a car in Choumert Grove Car Park and takes boy racer culture as its starting point. The four contributing artists—Luke Overin, Alfie Strong, Jessica Mai Walker, and Jesse Wine—exhibit their works in an old Ford Fiesta, each “creating an addition/alteration to the existing vehicle in conjunction with their practice”.
Over the course of the weekend, Tokyo Drift shifts locations across London, combining the “high and low cultures” and considering them with equal levels of irony and sincerity.
London’s Millington | Marriott (MilMa) brings He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He He, the second in a series of group exhibitions, running from November 27 to December 21.
The other names listed include Luke Overin, a self-described “image maker” working predominately with photography, graphic designer Sam de Groot, and Rebecca Thirza Townrow, whose installation-based works explore (and poke fun at) the idiosyncrasies of English culture.