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A shadow crouches on the floor amongst mic stands and boxes, one light source
28 February 2010
DCA

Taku Unami

Taku Unami

Taku’s actions strip back musical performance to one of its original proposals: what is an action and how does it create a situation for spending time together, for paying attention?

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Taku Unami standing against a wall
22 February 2010
DCA

Investigation – Taku Unami

Taku Unami

With Taku we’ll carry out some simple proposals for doing almost nothing, for re-thinking sound with whatever comes to hand.

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
"The Tautology of Performance" written on a board in chalk
26 February 2010
DCA

I never needed the metaphor until I started describing the real

Loïc Blairon

A simple, gracefully bold set-up to allow Loïc to trace connections: of comments upon comments upon comments, of sounds next to sounds next to sounds.

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
An image of someone's legs and a platform in silhouette
26 February 2010
DCA

Smith/Stewart

Smith/Stewart

Smith/Stewart set up allegorical situations over which they often have little to no control, but which instigate explorations of dependence and trust, the body, sex and death.

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
A microphone hanging from a cable
26 February 2010
DCA

Mattin

Mattin

Taking a scalpel to the relationship between performer and audience: cutting something out to see what’s left, a drastic subtraction and shift of emphasis.

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
Portrait of Marc Baron in black and white
27 February 2010
DCA

Marc Baron

Marc Baron

Three speakers play back pre-recorded sounds, Marc listens and responds: “What is played is the imperfect witness of what I listen to (or maybe better, how I listen).”

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
A microphone cable coiled on a grey floor
28 February 2010
DCA

Unstable, fragile but daring together

Emma Hedditch Howard Slater Laurie Pitt Liam Casey Mattin

Instead of the one-way monologue of normal performance, what would be the result of an actual collective dialogue? Where would it go?

Kill Your Timid Notion 10
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
Turquoise and Brown text reads Kill Your Timid Notion
17 – 19 October 2003
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 03

Taking over the gallery spaces at Dundee Contemporary Arts, the first Kill Your Timid Notion presented a 3 day programme of live immersive experiences and specially curated film programmes.

Kill Your Timid Notion 04 brochure cover
10 – 12 December 2004
DCA

Kill Your Timid Notion 04

A celebration of risk taking and adventure from some of the boldest pioneers of the past 40 years, melding avant garde and underground forms of music and moving image to create new experiments and experiences in sight and sound.