SUNDAY 24 NOV- 4pm
For Constructions #3, Rebecca Lennon, Tom White and Pouya Ehsaei have been invited to perform within the gallery space of TACO!, set amongst the current exhibition by Laura Yuile.
Recordings of each performance are available to listen too here
Rebecca Lennon works across media including video, text, performance, sound and music to think about and play with the non-linear shapes and rhythms of the voice, memory and the speaking body. Recent projects include: The Whitstable Biennial 2018, solo exhibitions at Matts Gallery, London and Almanac, Turin and a poly-vocal, surround sound performance at Kunstraum, London. Currently, she is working towards large-scale solo commissions for Dilston Grove, Southwark Park Galleries in collaboration with Matt's Gallery, London and Primary, Nottingham, and a text published by Ma Bibliothèque. Rebecca performs spoken word musical projects both independently and in collaboration with other artists and will feature on BBC Radio 3 Late Junction next month.
Tom White is a London-based artist. His multidisciplinary practice spreads across sound, moving image, installation and live performance. Past projects include commissions and appearances for Radiophrenia, Glasgow (CCA); BRAUBLFF (KRAAK & De Player); Whitechapel Gallery, London & Colour out of Space Festival, Brighton. Collaborators include Maya Dunietz, Kieron Piercy, Ben Knight, Stuart Chalmers and most recently in Al Fresco with Lia Mazzari & Sholto Dobie . He won the British Composer Award in 2014 (Sonic Art) for Public Address, commissioned by South London Gallery. In 2016 he founded Apologies in Advance; a platform for artists presenting work in progress performances.
Pouya Ehsaei is an Iranian musician, producer and artist currently residing in London. Beside his solo experimental sound projects, he is involved in various collaborations with dancers, performers and other musicians. He is the founder and the leader of the band "Ariwo" and founder of "Parasang" where he collaborates with musicians from around the world to perform spontaneous, dark and hypnotic live shows. He has performed at Barbican Centre, Southbank Centre, Village Underground and the Royal Academy of Arts in London as well as several festivals of music and performance including Womex, Womad, Line Check, Boomtown and SPILL.
Constructions is an ongoing series of experimental music performance events curated by Kate Carr and Mat Jenner. Encompassing a range of musical styles and genres, events are presented at TACO! or offsite in locations around Thamesmead. Each event responds to the current exhibition.
Image: Dominka Keirzuel and Matt Berka, Constructions #1