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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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54 Results for Writing | Reading

Across a number of Arika events Writing and Reading have been key practices with numerous iterations. As a way in here are a few highlighted events: Fred Moten’s reading of his poems at Episode 4: Freedom is a Constant Struggle, Amiri Baraka and Henry Grimes’s poetry and double bass duo and Evan Calder Williams’ talk about horror and darkness.

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16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Jarrod Fowler

Jarrod Fowler creates a social space where layered one-to-one live encounters with the audience become sonic material.

INSTAL 08
Two men in suits and ties ride exercise bikes whilst reading from books
16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Simon Morris

Simon Morris is joined by Nick Thurston as they attempt to read aloud whilst peddling on exercise bikes.

INSTAL 08
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16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Aileen Campbell Dylan Nyoukis Junko

Trio vocal performance of a score by Achim Wollscheid with Aileen Campbell, Junko and Dylan Nyoukis.

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Kenny Goldsmith holds a microphone wearing a white spotted jumper
16 February 2008
The Arches

Translation

Achim Wollscheid Kenneth Goldsmith

Kenneth Goldsmith reads extracts of his conceptual poetry and Achim Wollscheid manipulates mobile phone signals.

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a newspaper clipping of a drawing of a donkey, side on
15 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 5: Word

Emma Hart Guy Sherwin Paul Sharits Various Artists John Smith

Includes: a £20 note, stock fluctuations, an examination of words in the video medium, a linguistic challenge for your mind, a frame by frame dissection 50 words, shop front poetry, image and language head to head and newspapers under the microscope.

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