Viewing articles tagged with 'Performance'
Ronchini Gallery, 22 Dering Street, London, W1S 1AN
All That Matters Is What’s Left Behind explores the act of the artist ‘leaving their mark’ as a work of art. Encompassing performative gestures, these works are neither final nor complete and instead focus on the process of painting or sculpture alongside the completed art form. Review by Louisa Lee.
Various locations, Birmingham
The Council of Community Conveyors provide the service of passing messages between neighbouring homes. For Fierce Festival they invite participants to join the project, including reviewer Anneka French.
Moseley Road Baths, Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9BX
A series of sound, projection and discussion-based interventions in the at-risk Moseley Road Baths are reviewed by Anna Falcini. Part of Fierce Festival.
The Mockingbird Theatre and Bar, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA
Steven Cohen is a performance artist who stages interventions in the public realm and in gallery/theatre spaces. His work invariably draws attention to that which is marginalised in society, starting with his own identity as a gay, Jewish, white South African man. Review by Beth Bramich.
mac birmingham, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH
These two men can’t be dancers because no one would pay to come and see them dance. Dancer is reviewed by Andy Field as part of Fierce Festival.
DanceXchange, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Street, Birmingham, B5 4TB
As a child, Dana Michel would drape a yellow towel on her head so she would resemble the blonde girls at her school. As an adult, she revisits the imaginary world of her other self in a ritual performance without cover-ups or censorship. Review by Selina Thompson.
Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG
The Cyborg Foundation's event for Fierce Festival comprises dance, film and a live colour concert by Neil Harbisson. Review by Zara Dinnen.
Festival Hub @ The Edge, 79–81 Cheapside, Birmingham B12 0QH
Both tearing apart and remodelling the female form from within itself is Narcissister. Her performance and video works for Fierce Festival are reviewed by Benjamin Sebastian.
Polish Centre, Bordesley Street, Birmingham B5 5PH
Slow Dance invites you to cast off the awkwardness of the school disco and embrace the music wrapped in a stranger's arms. Review by Shelley Hastings.
Eat the Street invites audience members to share a meal with a group of specially trained food critics aged eleven and twelve years old. Part of Fierce Festival. Review by Kaye Winwood.
Festival Hub @ The Edge, 79–81 Cheapside, Birmingham B12 0QH and Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2ND
Influences is a pop-up nail bar that forms a site of exchange exploring attitudes to feminism, female expectations and aspirations within Fierce Festival. Review by Jacqueline Taylor.