Longplayer Day: John Latham’s Erth

Longplayer Day: John Latham’s Erth
Wednesday 21 June 2017 3.50-5pm
Res. are pleased to be hosting part of the Longplayer Day programme.
John Latham’s seminal film work Erth (1971) collapses space and time, both physically and cinematically into a direct encounter. The screening will be prefaced with an introduction by Gareth Bell-Jones, Curator at Latham’s Flat Time House in Peckham, South London.

Full press release and schedule for Longplayer Day:

Wednesday 21 June 2017 | Noon – midnight
Various Locations: Goldsmiths (New Cross) to Trinity Buoy Wharf (Poplar)
FREE entry

The Longplayer Trust and Goldsmiths, University of London, invite you to the inaugural Longplayer Day, a 12-hour peripatetic cross-disciplinary festival celebrating the recently announced partnership between Goldsmiths and Longplayer by Jem Finer.

Its curated programme of new commissions, performances, talks, screenings and workshops explores time and duration, and sees to inspire audiences into new thought on long-term behaviours, environmental awareness and durational thinking.

All events are free to access. The day is peripatetic: the audience move from one location to another, choosing their agenda for the day from the time-specific events, free to join proceedings when they choose. Large print information will be available at each location and each event is wheelchair accessible.

Featuring: Steve Beresford . Rosie Bergonzi . Angharad Davies . Jem Finer . Cathy Haynes . Charles Hayward . John Latham . Michael Morris . Dominic Murcott . Áine O’Dwyer . Tim Spooner . Blanca Regina . Dan Richards . Adam Scovell (with James Bulley, Robert MacFarlane and Richard Skelton) . Siswå Sukrå . The Study Group . John Tilbury . John White . Richard Wilson (with Ansuman Biswas and Sean Dower) .

Further information:
Press Release | http://bit.ly/2raIbV0
Longplayer website | http://longplayer.org/events/longplayer-day-2017/

Curators: Helen Frosi (soundfjord.org) & James Bulley (jamesbulley.com) | Assistant curator: Philip Serfaty | Assistant: Gregory White | Advisory group: Jem Finer, Iris Garrelfs & John Levack Drever

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12:00—14:10 | Goldsmiths Great Hall | SE14 6NW:
Michael Morris | artangel.org.uk

Inaugural Lecture
Cathy Haynes | cathyhaynes.org

‘Palais De Mari’ by Morton Feldman
John Tilbury | bit.ly/2r8tC4k

‘Piano Transplant No. 1, the permanently prepared piano’ (composed by Annea Lockwood | annealockwood.com)
A new performance by Áine O’Dwyer | bit.ly/2lzw4tt

Javanese gamelan
Siswå Sukrå | siswasukra.co.uk
14:15—14:30 | Green Onions | SE14 6JP:
‘Child of Tree’ by John Cage
Rosie Bergonzi
14:45—15:45 | Margaret McMillan Park | SE8 4BP:
‘Welcoming the Light’ by Pauline Oliveros
The Study Group
15:50—17:00 | Res & News of the World | SE8 4AL:
John Latham | flattimeho.org.uk

‘Holloway’ (2015)
Adam Scovell (director) with contributions from Robert MacFarlane, Stanley Donwood, Dan Richards, James Bulley and Richard Skelton | faber.co.uk/9780571302710-holloway.html
17:10—17:30 | Ferranti Park Bandstand | SE8 3FB:
Blanca Regina | whiteemotion.com & Steve Beresford | efi.group.shef.ac.uk/mberes.html
18:00—18:30 | Trinity Royal Naval College | SE10 9JF:
‘Harmonic Canon’
Dominic Murcott | dominicmurcott.com
18:40—19:10 | Greenwich Foot Tunnel | SE10 9HT:
Perambulatory performance
Angharad Davies | angharaddavies.com
19:30—19:45 | Newcastle Draw Dock | E14 3BW:
Shoreline performance
Charles Hayward | furious.com/perfect/charleshayward.html
20:00—20:20 | Thames Path | E14 3GJ:
‘The Harangue’
Richard Wilson | richardwilsonsculptor.com
Accompanied by Ansuman Biswas | ansuman.com & Sean Dower | seandower.com
20:40—21:00 | Prime Meridian | E14 2AB:
Tim Spooner | tspooner.co.uk
21:15—00:00 | Trinity Buoy Wharf | E14 0JW:
Closing address
Jem Finer | jemfiner.net

‘Drinking and Hooting Machine’
John White | musicnow.co.uk/composers/white.html

Jem Finer | longplayer.org

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Longplayer Day 2017 is supported by the Longplayer Trust, Trinity Laban College of Music and Dance, Goldsmiths Special Collections, Goldsmiths Fringe and Underground Music Group, Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust, Goldsmiths Research Development Funding (CIG), Goldsmiths Communications, Goldsmiths SMT, Enclave (Deptford), and Artangel.