MANCHESTER ART CRAWL Jul02

MANCHESTER ART CRAWL

The Manchester Art Crawl 2-16 July 2011 ARTISTS SHOWING AT KRAAK GALLERY PART OF THE MANCHESTER ART CRAWL /NOT PART OF THE MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL. SOUND WORKS IN THE MAIN KRAAK GALLERY 2ND FLOOR. JESSICA ROWLAND www.jessicarowland.me.uk Title of proposed work, Icelandic winds installation Description of piece Multi speaker audio installation; A six part series of pieces formed as part of a response to the Icelandic landscape, during a month long Artist Residency in Skagastrond, North East Iceland. August 2009. To hear the first set of three pieces please visit the following link: http://www.jessicarowland.me.uk/music.html and click on Icelandic Winds part 1,2 or 3 PAUL J ABBOTT Practice Composer / performer Website (s) Link (s) www.mrwobblyhead.co.uk Title of proposed work, for Voice and Art Gallery Description of piece For performance in an art gallery space the piece exists like a sonic painting. A vocal performance by the composer is processed using live electronics to create textures and colors, which appear to hang in the space like a painting. In the first installation of the performance at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool in February 2010 the performer was situated in the gallery space. The aspiration is to perform the work in one art Gallery location and stream video and audio of the performance to a screen in another location, exploring the digital canvas. The work can be tailored to run from 45 minutes to several hours dependent on performance conditions and could be used once or repeated daily (It will evolve and change in each performance due to the nature of the material which is used). ARTISTS WORK IN THE 4TH FLOOR GALLERY SPACE Joseph Rowley A Place Without Purpose Where Purpose Once An exploration of the ideas of space and non-space and more particularly the...

TAMLYN 11

TAMLYN 11 ARTIST MATT DALBY PART OF THE MANCHESTER ART CRAWL BLOGhttp://tamlyn11.tumblr.com/ TAMLYN will be a text/image/durational performance work drawing on aspects of my existing works ) TH GOOD /OLD W~AY, visual poem boxes, and my @soundpoet twitter feed. The work will continue to be created throughout the duration of the Art Crawl, though it is anticipated that the majority of work will take place on the weekends 2-3, 9-10 and 16 July. ) TH GOOD /OLD W~AY is a poem created using a moveable rubber type ink stamp. The visual poem boxes are designed to be (and have been*) exhibited interspersed among other works. My @soundpoet twitter feed features brief descriptions from around the city. TAMLYN will be a non-sequential text/image/durational performance work consisting of text chalked in a variety of locations, tweets sent from those locations and between them, and photographs from these locations and between them. Objects will also be made and/or left in some locations, and materials gathered to make objects at a later stage. Like both ) TH GOOD /OLD W~AY and my @soundpoet twitter feed the text and other elements of the work will not be pre-composed, but will be created in response to the locations and circumstances on the day. TAMLYN will be partly documented on a specifically created blog, and will use the existing @soundpoet twitter feed with a dedicated #Tamlyn hashtag. The blog will only carry text and images that constitute part of the work TAMLYN. Any reflective writing will be carried by my regular blog santiago’s dead wasp. The chalk text will be photographed, but not every chalk text will be documented on the blog. Only a small number of chalk texts (if any) will duplicate or be duplicated by tweets. The tweets will...

LYNCHIAN DIRT MATCH 28th may...

Manchester Art Crawl- Fund Raiser Please e-mail the gallery for a private invite. Lynchian Dirt Match WITH COMEDIAN LEE FENWICK REFEREEING Venue: Kraak Gallery When: 28 May 8pm until late What: A dirt fight (otherwise known as mud wrestling) central to a surreal Lynchian fest of performance, sound, music, installation, moving image and visual art. Contenders will be matched against each other in art categories and will be asked to submit their fighting talk (200 words) to the Art Crawl team before 26 May 5pm in order to be a contender. An improvisational sound track to the event will be provided by Womb Collective. Submit your fighting talk in 200 words or less to be a contender in the great Lynchian Dirt Fight click link here to...