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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.