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Mattin, Emma Hedditch, Anthony Iles,  Howard Slater

Sun 28 February, 21:45–22:45
DCA Gallery 2
Entry: Day or Festival Pass


Four respected, challenging, fresh artists and writers; all interested in doing things collectively and in seeing art as an opportunity for radical, politicised action¹.


Often framed in terms of a dialogue², art more often resembles a monologue³: What would an actual dialogue involve, what subjects can noise and improvisation comment on, what is a productive and provocative, unstable and fragile space in which we can dare to do things we wouldn’t do otherwise?


Instead of the one-way monologue of normal performance, what would be the result an actual collective dialogue? If that dialogue happened in Dundee, where would it go?

Get Involved. Find out more about Mattin, Emma, Anthony and Howard’s Investigation groups .


We have no idea, it is totally open: this ‘performance’ will deliberately be created out of what happens (with you) during Mattin, Emma, Anthony and Howard’s investigations earlier in the week.

¹ They’re also all contributors to the recently published Noise & Capitalism – download it for FREE here:

² But even so only very specific dialogues, between an artist and: a space, their materials, their ability to create a mimetic realism that authentically bears witness to their intention and refined senses, a yet-to-exist ideal audience etc. and so on… rarely a two-way dialogue between artist and audience.

³ We witness a self, thinking to itself, alone and aloud about itself, bearing witness to the intimacy of its own thoughtful confession or process of production. How dull…