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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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92 Results for Objectivity | Instrument

This theme gives us the chance to present work that deals with ‘things’ ‘objects’ ‘objectivity’ ‘instrumentality’ and, on a more practical level, musical ‘instruments’ and so forth. Check out Dawn Kasper who took both of these notions and played with them in her performance at Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness.

My Cat Is An Alien at MLFC 05 Gateshead
21 May 2005
The Sage Gateshead

My Cat Is An Alien

My Cat Is An Alien

Italian duo of brothers Maurizio and Roberto Opalio utilising an array of acoustic and electric guitars, various toy-instruments and toy-microphones.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 05
Keiji Haino's face and hands blurred in circular movement on stage at MLFC 05
20 May 2005
The Sage Gateshead

The Secret of Music

Keiji Haino

Haino exceeds expectation with a 4 hour solo performance on a collection of more than forty instruments from all over the world.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 05
A microphone wrapped in white paper on a mic stand on stage
20 May 2005
The Sage Gateshead

MICRO 1

Takehisa Kosugi

MICRO 1 – Wrap a live microphone with a very large sheet of paper. Make a light bundle. Keep the microphone live for another 5 minutes. T. Kosugi – (1961)

Music Lover’s Field Companion 05
Ingar Zach & John Butcher playing drums and saxophone at INSTAL 04
17 October 2004
The Arches

John Butcher & Ingar Zach

Ingar Zach John Butcher

Originally billed as a duo of Ingar Zach and Derek Bailey, John Butcher stood in for Bailey at the last minute.

INSTAL 04
Masayoshi Urabe portrait in black and white
17 October 2004
The Arches

Masayoshi Urabe

Masayoshi Urabe

Tormented and drawn-out high-pitched yelps and drones, all interleaved with periods of torpid silence.

INSTAL 04
Philip Jeck backstage working with old turntables
18 October 2003
DCA

Philip Jeck

Philip Jeck

Equal parts spectacle, installation and performance, his set for us is a specially developed work, ‘turning’, which features an orchestra of multiple turntables, 4 projections and a collection of old, and, quite probably, misfiring analogue kit.

Kill Your Timid Notion 03
Image with the word: Fennesz
9 December 2001
The Arches

Fennesz

Fennesz

Austrian guitarist who specialises in a warm digital deconstruction of guitar noise

INSTAL 01
Image with the words: Philip Jeck
9 December 2001
The Arches

Philip Jeck

Philip Jeck

Philip Jeck creates slowly evolving symphonies that are as much about the crackling hiss of old vinyl as the actual ‘musical’ material.

INSTAL 01