Torque

Torque
Fri Jun 06 2014 at 08:00 pm
RichMix, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, United Kingdom

The future of speech, language systems and techno-cognition combined as a one-off show for the theatre at Rich Mix.

This multimedia performance night features top practitioners from fields of poetry, live coding, dance, diy robotics, classical music, animation and theatre, entwined into a twisted symphony of voice, light, bodies and sound.

Featuring:
Oliver Coates
NEW COMMISSION comprising cello, electronics and field recordings, alongside ‘Oraison’ by Messiaen, one of the first compositions written for electronic instruments. Accompanied by newly commissioned video works by Sam Skinner.

Holly Pester
HANNAH WEINER’S CODE POEMS: a re-staging of Hannah Weiner’s 1960’s work, a poem/performance score using the coded signalling system for ships at sea.

Alex McLean & Kate Siccio
BODY CODE creates a feedback loop and conversation through code, music, choreography, and dance.

Karl Heinz Jeron
SIM GISHEL is a multi-media robot. He sings and dances for money, and tries hard to take part in casting shows to become a pop-star.

Nathan Jones & Mark Greenwood
THE NODES series of conversations as radical language events, proposing a future for speech beyond communication.

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Torque [LIVE]is part of the Torque programme, exploring the twisting together of language, brain and technology in the 21st century.
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TICKETS: http://www.richmix.org.uk/whats-on/event/torque-twisting-language-brain-technology/

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