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Still from Robert Nelson's film Bleu Shut 'Bottoms Up'
15 May 2010
Tramway

Bleu Shut

Bleu Shut reveals, and allows us to enjoy, our gullibility within the pervasive absurdity of modern life.

UNINSTAL
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
Matthew Saladin wearing a suit gesticulates as he talks and holds a paper
12 November 2010
Tramway

Eject & No Disc

Matthieu Saladin

French improviser, composer, writer & musical thinker of dry humour and elegant clarity. Sly conjurer of music from the unconsidered processes of music making.

INSTAL 10
Jimmy Robert sits at the edge of a lit square on the floor, one leg bent up
26 May 2013
Tramway

Suspended closure, suspended

Jimmy Robert

When we look, how do we objectify the body; how can we reflect on our (self) image as a construction?

Episode 5: Hidden in Plain Sight
Three figures are silhouetted by a large window in the shape of a parallelogram
4 May 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art

Is a survey a process of listening?

Barry Esson Jay Sanders

A short chat about what we (Arika) might be trying to do with our program for the Biennial.

A survey is a process of listening
Instal 09 poster
20 – 22 March 2009
The Arches

INSTAL 09

Looking at and listening to different ideas about sound and music, INSTAL 09’s collection of artists included Tetsuo Kogawa, vocalist Joan La Barbara, Phil Minton (and his Century FC feral choir), Austrian Actionist Hermann Nitsch, Steve McCaffery and many more.

Arika_Episode2_RayBrassier_ThomasMetzinger_TheViewFromNowherePart1_AWoodward-6
25 February 2012
Tramway

The View From Nowhere Part 1

Ray Brassier Thomas Metzinger

Ray and Thomas talking about how cognitive neuroscience is unlocking the physical basis of personal experience.

Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness
yellow pink and white circular form on right of image against black background
29 November – 7 December 2008
BFI IMAX BFI Southbank ICA Spike Island Arnolfini CCA

Kill Your Timid Notion on Tour

In 2008 we toured our Kill Your Timid Notion festival of experimental sound and image to London, Bristol and Glasgow, bringing audiences a taste of the previous 5 festival editions.