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Large white and red forms projected near a man operating another projector
29 November 2008
BFI Southbank BFI IMAX ICA Spike Island Arnolfini CCA

La Cellule d’Intervention Metamkine

Metamkine

Multiple images, glimpses of old films, abstract images in the midst of an electro-acoustic sound field of tape loops & analogue synthesizers

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour
A metallic form projected on a screen
29 November 2008
BFI IMAX Spike Island CCA BFI Southbank ICA

Ken Jacobs & Eric La Casa

Eric La Casa Ken Jacobs

Jacobs’ pulsing and abstract 3D Nervous Magic Lantern performance grounded by Eric La Casa’s manipulated recordings of everyday locations.

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour
Layers of projection on a screen, a man's face with wig to the right
15 April 2007
DCA

LEVOX

eriKm Etienne Caire Gaëlle Rouard

Imagery, drawn from what seems like hundreds of different films is overlaid and combined in a promissory rainbow of new meanings and impossible scenarios, with the unsettling feel of daylight shadows.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
A metallic form projected on a wall
14 April 2007
DCA

Ken Jacobs & Eric La Casa

Eric La Casa Ken Jacobs

Ken presents his Nervous Magic Lantern, wherein film itself is forsaken for an investigation of hypnotic and trancelike crystaline forms. Eric La Casa works with recordings of everyday occurrences: the background hum of place.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
Some figures and equipment casting shadows on a fabric screen
12 April 2007
DCA

The Cube

Christophe Cardoen Etienne Caire Gaëlle Rouard Jerome Noetinger Kris Auger Lionel Marchetti Xavier Quérel

The Cube is a 6 hour performed installation in which sound and image are treated as independent but equal, where musicians and filmmakers sit alongside each other, improvise to and feed off both projected image and amplified and acoustic sound.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
Projection of a pink and gold form above a man operating another projector
12 December 2004
DCA

La Cellule d’Intervention Metamkine

Metamkine

Adamantly analogue, inspiring and frequently chaotic in performance, Metamkine draw no distinction between image and sound; during their intuitively improvised performances music and images are created simultaneously and equitably.

Kill Your Timid Notion 04
Henri Chopin on stage smiling and operating a tape recorder
16 October 2005
The Arches

Henri Chopin

Henri Chopin

Renouncing the bind of the written word, Chopin’s sound poetry is a magical evocation of the pure powers of the voices, stripped bare of language.

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Jean Philippe Gross sitting at a small table covered in electronics
13 May 2007
The Sage Gateshead

Jean-Philippe Gross

Jean-Philippe Gross

Solo by Jean-Philippe Gross, a French electro-acoustic improviser, working with mixing board, cheap mics, small speakers and an analog synth, built around a honed interest in feedback.

Music Lover’s Field Companion 07
Jerome Noetinger's hand twiddling a knob on a mixing desk is in the foreground
22 March 2009
The Arches

Jean-Philippe Gross & Jerome Noetinger

Jean-Philippe Gross Jerome Noetinger

Duo performance by two great French musique concrète improvisers using feedback, contact mics, tape, an old Revox tape machine, a vintage synth…

INSTAL 09
A circle of chairs in a room
24 February 2010

Investigation – Loïc Blairon & Marc Baron

Loïc Blairon Marc Baron

Loïc and Marc are proposing a series of investigations into the tension between improvisation and recording and how it can be used to engage with different spaces and environments around Dundee

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