Performances

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Jarrod Fowler¹

Sun 28 February, 20:30–21:15
DCA Gallery 2
Entry: Day or Festival Pass

WHO

A percussionist² with a focus on rhythm and an interest in: Hip Hop, Deep Ecology, Fluxus, Uncreative Writing, Anarchism, Chronobiology, Conceptual Art, Permaculture; which is to say a very broad sense of the rhythmical…

PROPOSAL

How do we think or imagine rhythm as a progressive tool?³

WHY

What is the radical concept at the core of ‘rhythm’, expanded from simply musical or mathematical notions to encompass personal, social, collective rhythms; our daily routines, our ways of coming together, our agriculture, our ability to recycle. Is rhythm a useful tool in studying any of this?

Get Involved. Find out more about Jarrod’s Investigation groups.

HOW

Jarrod has promised to prepare something that will have “an undefined beginning and ending” (which as organisers we find both terrifying* and exciting**). A rhythm based non-performance concerning and engaging the audience, other performers, KYTN, Dundee...

¹ “…might be the La Monte Young of the Ipod generation.”— Kenneth Goldsmith, founder of ubu.com and the most uncreative writer of them all! (that’s a compliment by the way…)

² Jarrod started out playing drums or making beats, but he’s moved focus to the wider topics of rhythm in art, society, performance….

³Not just musically but in terms of cycles, differences and repetition, beyond and through music and into a larger social context?

* What’s going to happen?

** What’s going to happen!