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Nisha on stage with glowing screen of a yellow circle with a blue figure drawing
22 November 2019
Tramway

States of the Body Produced by Love

Nisha Ramayya

In Ramayya’s visionary poetry, the body assumes as many forms as love produces states: attraction and repulsion, excitement and exhaustion, selfishness and the dissolution of self.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Z'EV performing with home made percussion instruments in a railway arch
16 October 2004
The Arches

Z’EV

Z’EV

US percussionist, poet, sound artist and instrument maker performing on self-made instruments constructed from industrial materials such as stainless steel, titanium, PVC plastics and various kinds of pipe.

INSTAL 04
Two frames from a 16mm film with blocks of red, green, pink and yellow
29 November 2008
BFI Southbank CCA

About Face

Various Artists Paul Sharits

This programme takes human subjects as the focus for sound and image construction. And it includes a couple of masterpieces of experimental film: Paul Sharits’ deeply empathetic interpretation of epilepsy and Peter Kubelka’s Webern inspired abstract portrait of Arnulf Rainer.

Script papers are strewn across a black floor
20 April 2013
Tramway

No Total

What kind of listening and acknowledging do we offer each other? What is it to listen to an ‘elsewhere’, and do we ever do anything else when we listen to music?

Paragon Ensemble on stage in the arches at INSTAL 03
23 November 2003
The Arches

Paragon Ensemble

Paragon Ensemble

Glasgow based contemporary music group Paragon Ensemble performing an improvisation with Pete Dowling, Nick Fells, Robert Irvine and others.

INSTAL 03
Phill Niblock backstage at INSTAL 02
1 December 2002
The Arches

Phill Niblock

Phill Niblock

Slowly evolving ultra-subtle harmonics and multi-tracked, otherworldly drones that only reveal their true power at high volume.

INSTAL 02
Keiji Haino playing a saz onstage in CCA Glasgow 05
23 May 2005
CCA

CCA Glasgow 05

Jandek Keiji Haino My Cat Is An Alien Taurpis Tula

Performances at CCA Glasgow by Keiji Haino, My Cat Is An Alien, Taurpis Tula, Jandek with Richard Youngs and Alex Neilson.

A view looking down a stone spiral staircase. A pair of trainers is on a step.
14 February 2008
Glasgow Uni Music Dept

Personal Space

Aileen Campbell Neil Davidson

Personal Spaces: inversion of a territorial bell, confusing the realms between rehearsal and performance, public and private space.

INSTAL 08
Text super-imposed on two people
21 October 2016
Tramway

Queer Liberation: No Prisons, No Borders

Dean Spade Hope Dector Tourmaline

A crash-course in pre-figurative, radical, queer, anti-racist, anti-police, anti-prison, anti-deportation abolitionist politics and trans-resistance.

Episode 8: Refuse Powers’ Grasp
Four people sat around a table on a stage. They are having a discussion.
23 October 2016
Tramway

Prefiguring the World We Want to Live In

Che Gossett Kai Lumumba Barrow Miss Major Tourmaline

How do communities practice being one another’s means, addressing their material problems facing them replicating the state’s violent logic of who is disposable.

Episode 8: Refuse Powers’ Grasp