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Arika have been creating events since 2001. The Archive is space to share the documentation of our work, over 600 events from the past 20 years. Browse the archive by event, artists and collections, explore using theme pairs, or use the index for a comprehensive overview.

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56 Results for Resistance | Power

Some suggestions of ways in to exploring this theme could be Hortense Spillers’ conversation with Denise Ferreria da Silva on fleshliness and bodiliness and the From Subjection to Subjection discussion with Reina Gossett, Charlene Sinclair and Saidiya Hartman or Mujeres Creando throwing eggs in their Recipes to Change Society provocation.

A table with three microphones, chairs and named placards. The seats are empty
24 March 2012
Tramway

Combatant Status Review Tribunal

Andrea Geyer Ashley Hunt David Thorne Sharon Hayes Katya Sander

Somewhere between performance, stripped down theatre and an intense kind of public learning or maybe even a public hearing.

Episode 3: Copying without Copying
A street in Egypt, during the day time, filled with people going about
22 January 2012
CCA

Too Soon, Too Late

Opening with one of the most memorable shots ever filmed, and screened a year after the initial successes of the 2011 Egyptian revolution, Too Soon, Too Late is a search for the traces left on the landscape of past revolutions in France and Egypt.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A woman rides a motorcycle against a sunset lit sky
21 January 2012
CCA

Nina Power discussing November

Hito Steyerl Nina Power

Nina’s going to talk about November, by Hito Steyerl: what and how the film thinks, or about what and how it might makes us think (which is connected, but not the same thing), by watching, and it discussing (with you?).

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
Jarrod planting seeds in little cardboard plant pots, with a pink watering can
28 February 2010
DCA

Jarrod Fowler

Jarrod Fowler

What is the radical concept at the core of ‘rhythm’, expanded from simply musical or mathematical notions to encompass personal, social, collective rhythms?

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
21 March 2009
CCA

Encuentro Glasgow

Ultra-red

A public gathering that brings together local artists, musicians, activists, and community organisers.

INSTAL 09
Lots of tiny paper and wire sails moving in sympathy with air currents
10 October 2008
DCA

It’s in the Air

Felix Hess is a unique crosser of the boundaries between science and art. He wrote his doctorial thesis on the aerodynamics of the boomerang

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
Two Bain brothers look down at a lit mixer in a dark space
15 February 2008
The Arches

Self Cancellation – Archisonic

John Bain Mark Bain

A system in which oscillators shake The Arches, seismographs pick up the harmonics that are then amplified through massive sub-bass PA.

INSTAL 08
Joe Kubera Kate Thompson David Murray Alan Fearon & Simon Passmore at MLFC 07
11 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Evil Nigger

Julius Eastman

Julius Eastman’s Evil Nigger for 4 pianos performed by Joe Kubera, Kate Thompson, David Murray, Alan Fearon and Simon Passmore.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07