Janusware 2nd Cycle

Friday 29 September 7pm till late
Performances by Dean Kenning, Rachel McRae and Nicola Woodham from 7.30pm.
Afterparty with Digital Paganism DJ set by Dane Law from 9pm
Installation of wips and works: 22 September – 15 October, Thu-Sun 12-6pm

Janusware 1st Cycle

Thursday 21 September 7-9pm 
Performance by Uma Breakdown 8pm
Installation open 22 September – 15 October, Thu-Sun 12-6pm

The Future is a Collective Project

Over 5 weeks between 26th September and 25th October each of the 5 artists commissioned for the exhibition, Our House of Common Weeds, will lead a public session for discussion of their research and work in progress.

The collaboratively generated discussion from each session will feed into the development of Our House of Common Weeds, 27 Oct – 26 Dec, at Res. London.

The Future is a Collective Project

The Future is a Collective Project
Waxing gibbous moon under Sagittarius (Wednesday 2 August) 7.00– 9.30pm
This session draws from the research of Wigan-based artist, Anna FC Smith, who is exploring the potency of karaoke as a space of jovial and unmediated humanity.

Casa Delirium

Mary Hurrell | Anne Duffau | Philomene Pirecki | Paul Purgas

Saturday 22nd July
10pm – 2am
£6 on the door

~ dress to sweat ~


Meetup on consent procedures in participatory performance

Sunday 2 July 5-7pm
This is the second in a series of open discussions about consent structures in larps and participatory performance, open to anyone dealing with questions of consent in their work.This time we will be trying out some practical demonstrations of techniques that configure consent. Please let us know if you’d like to bring a technique.

Virtual Embrace Symposium

Friday 30 June 2017, 4-8pm + after-party till 11pm
Booking essential, tickets £0-5

Performances: Annabelle Craven-Jones, Elizabeth Mputu // Screenings: Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz, Shu Lea Cheang, Ayesha Tan Jones // Speakers: Victoria Sin, Helen Hester plus more tbc // Refreshments: #makehomebrewfemme

Through performance, screening and discussion, Virtual Embrace will explore the streamed, disrupted, bodily substance – intimate, awkward, live, therapeutic, sexual, alchemical.

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.

The Future is a Collective Project

Summer Solstice – Waning crescent moon under Taurus (Wednesday 21 June), 7– 9.30pm

This a participatory research group, akin to a reading group but not limited to texts. It is grounded in the question: Are we carrying the right tools to shape the future we want and need?

Electronic Civil Disobedience: Screenings of Video Art 1993∞2017

Sunday 25 June + Sunday 9 July 2017, 5-7pm
Free admission, no booking required
Organised by Katie Yook

Danielle Dean • Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Adriene Jenik, Roberto Sifuentes • Branda Miller • Anna Mikkola • Paper Tiger TV • Molly Soda • Cornelia Sollfrank

Mapping the Great Dismal Swamp

A conversation with Christy Hyman and Noah Angell
Tuesday 6 June 2016, 7-9pm
FREE, booking essential

Res. are pleased to be hosting researcher Christy Hyman and artist Noah Angell in conversation regarding Hyman’s current work on the landscapes experienced by runaways from enslavement and exploitative labour on the East Coast of the United States from 1805-1840. The event will focus upon the technological methodology of Hyman’s map-making, and the underlying significance held by the Great Dismal Swamp.

Alien Phenomenology larp

Saturday 20 May, 12.30-5.30pm

This is a new larp by Hamish MacPherson with Sarah Jury and Nina Runa Essendrop. Within it, a silent encounter offers a brief window into the relationship between two or three beings, objects or sites. It might be about a healer and their patient, or two friends, perhaps one of those friends is not a human but a dog, or an ancient tree, or even an entire landscape.

Alien Phenomenology larp – playtest

Saturday 22 April, 1-5pm 

This is the preliminary run-through of a new larp* about a silent encounter that offers a brief window of experience into the relationship shared between beings, objects or sites. It might be about a healer and their patient, or two friends, perhaps one of those friends is not a human but a dog, or an ancient tree, or even an entire landscape.

Archipelago Issue #4 – Melancholia

Launch: Friday 31 March, 6-9pm
Screening: ‘The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger’ by Jane Jin Kaisen, 7.30pm
Contributors include: Sara Ahmed, Kiran (Kiz) Bangerh, Sean Burn, Ezgi Duman, Gitan Djeli, Carl Gent, Christina Harles, Golschan Ahmad Haschemi, Sophie Hoyle, Michal Huss, Shona Illingworth, Jane Jin Kaisen, Haeryun Kang, Hae Seo Kim, Legacy Russell, Leonara Manyangadze, Taylor Le Melle, Rowan Powell, Johanna Schmidt, Catherine Smiles, Rosanna Thompson, Ioli Tzanetaki.


A close collective reading of Bojana Kunst’s The Artist at Work: Proximity of Art and Capitalism, Zero Books, 2005

30 January, 14 February, 13 March, 10 April,  7-9pm 
Doors from 6.45pm

Playgroup #4 Ebbi & The Cock Tavern

Monday 20 February 2017, 7-9pm

Playgroup have been meeting every few months to see plays currently showing in London. During this session at Res., we will be reading and discussing Max Beckmann’s 1923 play “Ebbi – A Comedy” alongside Ben Westley Clarke’s recent writing about The Cock Tavern. 

In Conversation: A Dialogue Between Art and Larp

Thursday 5 January, 2017 6.30-10pm

In response to an increasing interest from creative practitioners in the traditions and medium of live action role-play (larp), and a new tendency for larp practitioners to describe their work as a form of art, this event opens the floor to discuss the effects and potential of what is emerging.