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Warwick Arts Centre, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, West Midlands. CV4 7AL

Fierce Festival, Nicolas Jaar / Joshua Light Show

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The Joshua Light Show has existed for exactly twice the number of years that Nicholas Jaar has been alive, and you could almost believe the symmetry of this fact to be deliberate. Review by Andy Field

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AE Harris, 110 Northwood Street, Birmingham. B31

Fierce Festival, Heather Cassils: Becoming an Image

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Before 'Becoming an Image' begins, the audience stands, at a respectful distance, in a circle around a human-sized obelisk of unfired clay. Its pitted surface is lit from above, and there's an atmosphere of, if not veneration, then certainly hushed, ritua

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Club PST, 71 Lombard St, Digbeth, Birmingham. B12 0QU

Fierce Festival, Club Fierce: xxx

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Fierce Festival is 15 this year: the precipice of the age of consent. When you're 15 you think that you've done your growing and you've done your learning and you just want to get on with being a grown up already and being able to do all those things that

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AE Harris, 110 Northwood Street, Birmingham. B31

Fierce Festival, Club Fierce: Eat My Noise

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Fierce's 15th anniversary programme is full of the doubt, wonder, enthusiasm and questioning that its teen-age demands. On the second night of Fierce 2013, two Club Fierce programmes are presented, both of them trembling with the uncertainty and the arrog

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mac Birmingham, Cannon Hill Rd, Birmingham B12 9QH

Fierce Festival, Brian Lobel: Fun with Cancer Patients

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At the age of 20, Brian Lobel was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Unsurprisingly, his illness changed the course of his life, leading ultimately to his decision to study performance and become an artist. Now 31, Lobel has frequently returned to cancer a

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Birmingham Ormiston Academy, 1 Grosvenor Street, Birmingham. B4 7QD

Fierce Festival, Atlanta Eke: Monster Body

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This body is shape-shifting; it leaks and dances to the tunes of Britney Spears; it hoola-hoops as if stuck in endless repetition. Sometimes, it gains an identity, although brief and uncertain. Review by Diana Damian

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Warwick Arts Centre, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, West Midlands. CV4 7AL

Fierce Festival, Franko B: Because of Love

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A departure from his body-based work, Franko B's Because of Love delves from the political down to the personal, exploring memory and interrogating its narrative processes. As such, its own methods of recall become the subject of the performance itself. R

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ARTicle Gallery, School of Art, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BX

Fierce Festival, Archive Project

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Over the last six months, Fierce has been delving into its storage unit, drawing together paperwork, documentation, marketing material and arranging meetings with founding figures in its first step towards building an archive of fifteen years of activity.

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