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                                                                                                           ROSEMARY LEE
                                                                 RAJNI SHAH                                                          LUCY CASH
                 CURIOUS
                                                                                                                              GERALDINE PILGRIM
                                                                LEMN SISSAY
                                                                                                                            RICHARD DEDOMENICI
                                                         ARTIST COMMISSIONS
                                      ACKROYD & HARVEY
GARY WINTERS   ANNE BEAN
                                                                                            MEM MORRISON   DV8




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                                                               YOUTH BOARD
                       ZINEB SEDIRA      HEATH BUNTING
                                                                              BOBBY BAKER
           WELCOME
           AUTUMN/
           WINTER
           2009
           2009 has flown by and we’re already working on plans for
           2010, but we still have some exciting new projects scheduled
           before the end of the year. Geraldine Pilgrim presents the final
           version of Handbag at BAC, Rosemary Lee opens a major
           new large-scale work at the end of October as part of Dance
           Umbrella and Curious premiere a brand new performance
           and film installation at Chelsea Theatre.
           You can also find information on associated projects by
           Ackroyd & Harvey, Lucy Cash, DV8 and new associate
           artist Rajni Shah, plus dates in the calendar for all
           our projects.
           We have a number of exciting opportunities coming up for
           artists and young people. The autumn will see the completion
           of our £100,000 Artists’ Commissions launched over the
           summer, through which five artists will be selected to make
           new works for the hotel redevelopment of Bethnal Green
           Old Town Hall in East London. In September we launch the
           Artsadmin Weekenders; a series of intensive weekend
           workshops led by some really exciting artists. And our
           Youth Board continues to deliver some really innovative
           projects for young people; the latest a series of regular
           Scrit events.
           Unbelievably, autumn 2009 marks Artsadmin’s 30th birthday!
           We’ll be working with many of our artists, past and present,
           to mark the occasion over the next few months… keep an
           eye on the website for more news.

 ARTS      We hope you’ll join us for some of these projects.



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           Judith Knight and Gill Lloyd, Directors
                                                      Photo by SheiLa burnett




                                                      OPENINGS
                                                      GERALDINE PILGRIM
  DATES
  London _19 October                                  HANDBAG
  corridorperformance.org
  artsadmin.co.uk /geraldinepilgrim                   OCTOBER 19
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                                                      After preliminary scratch performances through 2008, Geraldine
                                                      Pilgrim will premiere her participatory performance installation,
                                                      Handbag, made for the Grand Hall at BAC, this October.
                                                      In an empty ballroom a caretaker sweeps away the remnants of
                                                      a previous event. A woman enters the space and puts down her
                                                      handbag. A beat begins, a mirror ball turns and the sound of a
                                                      classic dance track fills the air…
                                                      A witty and wistful performance that, in a few delirious moments,
                                                      succinctly makes the point that no woman needs a man when
                                                      she has got her handbag in tow.
                                                      The Guardian
                                                      Handbag is commissioned and co-produced by BAC and

...........................................           was first scratched as part of Burst 2008.
                                                    OPENINGS continued




                                                    Photo by huGo GLenDinninG




                                                    ROSEMARY LEE
DATES
London _ 29 Oct to 1 Nov                            COMMON DANCE
                                                    OCTOBER 29
London _1 November
artsadmin.co.uk /rosemarylee
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                                                    Rosemary Lee’s new large-scale work, Common Dance, opens
                                                    in London this October, co-commissioned and presented by
                                                    gDA and Dance Umbrella.
                                                    With a specially commissioned score by Terry Mann, Common
                                                    Dance uses Greenwich’s historic Borough Hall as a symbolic
                                                    ‘common ground’, bringing together performers from across
                                                    generations and a choir of 70 young people from Finchley
                                                    Children’s Music Group. A related seminar investigating
                                                    Rosemary’s creative process and notions of common ground
                                                    will be led by Professor Theresa Buckland (in conjunction
                                                    with ResCen).
                                                    The interactive dance-video installation, Remote Dancing,
                                                    made in collaboration with Nic Sandiland, recently had another
                                                    airing at the Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival in Groningen.


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                                                    Rosemary and Nic are currently working on Weather Dances,
                                                    a series of large-scale video projections which they hope to


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                                                    present in outside locations, including the walls of the Royal
                                                    Festival Hall at London’s Southbank Centre next year.
                                                      StiLL by LeSLie hiLL




                                                      CURIOUS
                                                      THE MOMENT I SAW
                                                       YOU I KNEW I COULD
  DATES
  Belfast _ 2 October                                  LOVE YOU
  London _ 21 & 22 November
  placelessness.com                                    NOVEMBER 21
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                                                      the moment I saw you I knew I could love you is the new
                                                      performance and film installation by Leslie Hill and Helen Paris
                                                      made in collaboration with film-maker Andrew Kötting and artist
                                                      and composer Graeme Miller. Combining cinematography with
                                                      live performance, the piece charts a sea of guts and gut feelings.
                                                      Work in progress will be shown as part of the FIX09 festival
                                                      in Belfast in October before the premiere at Chelsea Theatre
                                                      in November.
                                                      Curious are also developing a short film, Sea Swallow’d, made
                                                      with Andrew Kötting and Graeme Miller for release in early 2010.
                                                      The project has been made with the support of a Wellcome
                                                      Trust Arts Award and the National Lottery through Arts

...........................................           Council England.
                                                    Photo courteSy WeLLcome Library, LonDon




                                                    ONGOING
DATES                                               BOBBY BAKER’S
Newcastle _ 8 October
bobbybakersdailylife.com                            DIARY DRAWINGS
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                                                    Bobby Baker’s company Daily Life Ltd is currently working on
                                                    plans for a tour of Bobby Baker’s Diary Drawings: Mental illness
                                                    and me, 1997 – 2008, an exhibition of 158 photographic prints
                                                    selected from Bobby’s drawings. Following its remarkable public
                                                    reception at the Wellcome Collection in London, a national and
                                                    international tour will start in Lisbon, Portugal in February 2010.
                                                    Plans are also underway for a book, containing all the images
                                                    and captions, to be published later in 2010.
                                                    Many other projects are in development including a mini-tour
                                                    of How to Live, with performances in London and Portugal
                                                    accompanied by Performing Peas – these peas plan to persist
                                                    in popping out in public places over the next year. Bobby is also


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                                                    planning to get the dogs of East London out of their baskets to
                                                    explore their local area, with a view to getting digitally active for


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                                                    the ongoing project Geography Dog. Bobby will also be talking
                                                    about her work at Newcastle University in October.
  DATES                                              Photo by Pino ivancic


  Newcastle _ 4 & 5 September
  Belfast _14 to 20 September
  Sulaymanyah _ 7 to 9 November                      ANNE BEAN
  Tel Aviv _ 6 to 13 December
  annebean.net                                       PAVES
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                                                     Anne Bean has completed the first two stages of her British
                                                     Council Creative Collaboration project, PAVES, with Sinead
                                                     O’Donnell from Northern Ireland, Vlasta Delimar from Croatia,
                                                     Efi Ben-David from Israel and Poshya Kakl from Kurdistan-Iraq.
                                                     In stages one and two, the artists undertook residencies in
                                                     London and Zagreb. They will now visit Belfast in September,
                                                     where they will be hosted by The Golden Thread Gallery, and
                                                     Tel Aviv in December (hosted by Performance Art Platform).
                                                     The project will culminate in a residency and performance
                                                     installation commissioned for the National Review of Live Art,
                                                     Glasgow in March 2010.
                                                     In early September, Anne is taking part in a symposium at the
                                                     Laing Art Gallery’s Notes On a Return, and in November she
                                                     will travel to Sulaymanyah in Kurdistan-Iraq to take part in the

...........................................          Artrole festival, Post War Art and Culture in Iraq.
                                                    ONGOING continued




                                                     RICHARD
                                                     DEDOMENICI
artsadmin.co.uk/richardedomenici                     PLANE fOOD CAfé
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                                                    Following the successful premiere of Plane Food Café at
                                                    Artsadmin’s Two Degrees festival in June, Richard DeDomenici’s
                                                    greener alternative to plane travel has travelled, by land, to
                                                    the New Worlds New Works festival at the Arches, Glasgow
                                                    and to the Edinburgh Fringe as part of the British Council
                                                    Showcase, and is now available for further UK and
                                                    international touring.
Photo by niaLL WaLker                               The audience is invited into the café’s recycled airplane
                                                    interior, provided with in-flight entertainment and served by
                                                    DeDomenici and his cabin crew with genuine plane food
                                                    delivered from a local airport.
                                                    Plane Food Café combines political nous with comic levity.
                                                    Not since Zucker and Zucker’s Airplane! has the glamour
                                                    of air travel been subjected to such mockery.
                                                    Sunday Herald



                                                     YARA EL-SHERBINI
DATES                                                UNIVERSALITY
London _ December TBC
yaraelsherbini.com                                   CHALLENGE
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                                                    Artsadmin continues to work with Yara El-Sherbini to develop
                                                    her live game show performance, Universality Challenge.
                                                    As well as planning a tour of the piece, we are working on
                                                    developing Universality Challenge as a video installation.
                                                    Examining knowledge and universal experiences through the
Photo by JuLian huGheS
                                                    popular TV game show format, the show uses Yara’s disarming
                                                    wit and humour to ask those important questions that shape
                                                    our view of the world. With Yara as host, participants go head


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                                                    to head in a battle, seeking to challenge universality and asking...
                                                    is what’s good for the goose good for the gander?



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                                                    Originally commissioned by Chelsea Theatre in 2008.
                                                    Commissioned by Radar as part of Group Process.
                                                      Photo by the artiSt




  DATES
  London _ Ongoing                                     GRAEME MILLER
  artsadmin.co.uk /graememiller
  linkedm11.net                                        BASSLINE: LONDON
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                                                      In July, Graeme Miller’s new audio and video work Bassline:
                                                      London brought voices and footage from 15 Londoners,
                                                      during an hour-long walk made with a double bassist, into
                                                      the rarely seen space of the Barbican Centre’s underground
                                                      car park. The Bassline project reveals the complex and hidden
                                                      characteristics of the city in a densely layered and captivating
                                                      installation, and can be recreated for new spaces and
                                                      urban contexts.
                                                      Graeme Miller’s ghostly installation makes suggestion into a
                                                      wraparound aesthetic and takes you with it on an impossible
                                                      journey. It’s like a ghost train whose carriages are made of
                                                      the flickering images of lost streets and whose passengers
                                                      are disembodied voices… wonderfully impressionistic,
                                                      eerie and moving.

...........................................           Time Out London
                                                    ONGOING continued




                                                    Photo by anDreW Whittuck




DATES
Lancaster _15 & 16 October                          MEM MORRISON
Bath _ 27 November
artsadmin.co.uk /memmorrison                        RINGSIDE
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                                                    Following a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as part of the
                                                    British Council Showcase, Ringside will tour to UK venues
                                                    during the autumn.
                                                    Designed for grand civic and town hall spaces, Ringside is a
                                                    site-specific celebratory performance where the audience takes
                                                    the place of guests and family members at a wedding reception.
                                                    At each venue, 30 female co-performers are drawn from the
                                                    local community through a series of workshops and rehearsals
                                                    to perform alongside Mem. Venues include Lancaster Town Hall
                                                    (in association with the Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster), The Guildhall


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                                                    Bath (in association with ICIA Bath) and Birmingham Town Hall
                                                    (in association with The Rep, Birmingham and Fierce!).



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                                                    The company plans to continue to tour this show throughout
                                                    the UK and internationally over the coming year.
                                                      Photo by heLen maybankS




                                                      LEMN SISSAY
                                                      WHY I DON’T HATE
  lemnsissay.com                                      WHITE PEOPLE
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                                                      Lemn Sissay recently toured his 2004 performance,
                                                      Something Dark, to Grahamstown Festival and Market Theatre
                                                      Johannesburg with the support of the British Council, and plans
                                                      are already underway for a return visit to South Africa. He also
                                                      performed Why I Don’t Hate White People at the British Council
                                                      Edinburgh Showcase and will be touring this show further
                                                      in Spring 2010.
                                                      During the autumn Lemn will continue his role as a Southbank
                                                      Centre resident artist and will be appearing regularly as a guest

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CALENDAR
                                                                     T AT TOYNBEE STUDIOS
                                                                       ARTSADMIN EVENTS


SUMMER
                                                                       ASSOCIATED EVENTS



2009
ONGOING
Thursdays           T   VARIOUS ARTISTS Thursdays@Artsadmin             Toynbee Studios (artsadmin.co.uk/thursdays), London/UK
Ongoing                 GRAEME MILLER Linked                            Leyton, Leytonstone & Wanstead, London/UK
Ongoing                 ARTMUSIC                                        Birmingham/UK
                        The City Sings – A Mac Commission
Until 15 September      ZINEB SEDIRA Solo Show                          Espai Visor, Valencia/Spain


SEPTEMBER
4&5                     ANNE BEAN Notes On A Return                     Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle/UK
5 (to mid October )     HAROLD OffEH                                  Bristol/UK
                        Down At The Bamboo Club – Legacies Of Abolitionism and Diversity Through Participation and Re-enactment
9 – 11                  ARTMUSIC Palace Intrusions                      Made in Somerset, Frome/UK
12 & 13                 ARTMUSIC The City Sings – Workshop              Artsfest, Birmingham/UK
14 – 20                 ANNE BEAN PAVES                                 Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast/UK
16                      STACY MAKISHI STAY!                             Greenroom, Manchester/UK
21 ( to 4 November )    ZINEB SEDIRA Solo Exhibition                    John Hansard Gallery, Southampton/UK
24                  T   David Gale’s Peachy Coochy Nite                 Toynbee Studios, London/UK
                        ACKROYD & HARVEY Opening                        Chalkwell Hall, Southend-on-Sea/UK
                        STACY MAKISHI                                   Lit Up Festival, Albany Theatre, London/UK
                        Around The World in a Lunar Day
                        LA RIBOT Llamame mariachi                       Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels/Belgium
26 & 27             T   GRAEME MILLER Artsadmin Weekender               Toynbee Studios, London/UK
                        LA RIBOT Gustavia                               Pact Zollverein, Essen/Germany
                        RAJNI SHAH Open Workshop	                       Nuffield	Theatre,	Lancaster/UK
30 (to 3 October)       DV8 To Be Straight With You                     O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin/Ireland


OCTOBER
1                   T   SPEAKEASY Are You Sitting Comfortably?          Toynbee Studios, London/UK
2                       CURIOUS                                          FIX09 at Catalyst Arts, Belfast/UK
                        the moment I saw you I knew I could love you ( work in progress )
4 ( to 29 November)     ACKROYD & HARVEY The Walking Forest	            Arnolfini,	Bristol/UK
6                       LUCY CASH Artist’s Talk                         Siobhan Davies Studios, London/UK
7& 8                    DV8 To Be Straight With You                     Hall for Cornwall, Truro/UK
8                       BOBBY BAKER On The Drawing Of Breath Newcastle University, Newcastle/UK
                    T   LIVE ART ADVISORY NETWORK Talking Shop Toynbee Studios, London/UK
9 – 31                  ZINEB SEDIRA MiddleSea                          Akbank Cultural Centre, Istanbul/Turkey
15 & 16                 DV8 To Be Straight With You                     Schauspielhaus, Cologne/Germany
                        STACY MAKISHI Lock In                           Workshop & performance, Greenroom, Manchester/UK
                        MEM MORRISON Ringside                           Lancaster Town Hall, Lancaster/UK
16 ( to 28 Feb 2010 )   ZINEB SEDIRA Solo Exhibition                    Pori Art Museum, Pori/Finland
17 & 18                 LA RIBOT Gustavia                               Dampfzentrale, Bern/Switzerland
19                      GERALDINE PILGRIM Handbag                       BAC, London/UK
19 – 22                 STACY MAKISHI Multiple Works                    Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki/Greece
21 – 23                 DV8 To Be Straight With You                    Grand Opera House, Belfast/UK
24 & 25           T     STACY MAKISHI Artsadmin Weekender              Toynbee Studios, London/UK
27                      RAJNI SHAH Dinner With America                 Exeter Phoenix, Exeter/UK
28                T     ARTSADMIN YOUTH BOARD Scrit                    Toynbee Studios, London/UK
29                T     David Gale’s Peachy Coochy Nite                Toynbee Studios, London/UK
29 ( to 1 Nov )         ROSEMARY LEE Common Dance                      Greenwich Dance Agency, London/UK
30 ( to 8 Nov )         LUCIA KING To Part and Return                  Institute of Indian Art and Culture, London/UK


NOVEMBER
1                       ROSEMARY LEE Common Dance Symposium Greenwich Dance Agency, London/UK
                        STACY MAKISHI STAY!                 SACRED, Chelsea Theatre, London/UK
3                 T     HEATH BUNTING Showcase                         Toynbee Studios, London/UK
3&4                     CHRIS GOODE                                    Camden People’s Theatre, London/UK
                        Yeah Boom: A Christopher Knowles Reader
                        LA RIBOT Gustavia                              Moving in November Festival, Helsinki/Finland
5                 T     SPEAKEASY Are You Sitting Comfortably?         Toynbee Studios, London/UK
6&7                     DV8 To Be Straight With You                    Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles/USA
7                 T     CHRIS GOODE Kurt Schwitters: Ursonate          Toynbee Studios, London/UK
7–8                     RAJNI SHAH                                     Wunderbar Festival, Newcastle/UK
                        give what you can, take what you need
7– 9                    ANNE BEAN Post War Art and Culture in Iraq     Sulaymanyah/Iraq
7 – 13                  ZINEB SEDIRA Group Show                        Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Bamako/Mali
10               T      ALIA SYED Showcase: A Story Told               Toynbee Studios, London/UK
10 ( to 11 December )   LUCY CASH A Last, A Quartet                    Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster/UK
11                T     EVANGELIA BASDEKIS Showcase                    Toynbee Studios, London/UK
                        RAJNI SHAH Dinner With America                 Wunderbar Festival, Newcastle/UK
11 – 14                 LA RIBOT Llamame mariachi                      Centre Pompidou, Paris/France
12 – 14                 DV8 To Be Straight With You                    Yerba Buena Arts Center, San Francisco/USA
15 ( ongoing )          ZINEB SEDIRA Group Show                        Musée d’Art Moderne d’Alger, Algiers/Algeria
16 & 17                 CHRIS GOODE The Forest and the Field           Camden People’s Theatre, London/UK
18 – 20                 DV8 To Be Straight With You                    Lobero Theater, UCSB, Santa Barbara/USA
19                T     ARTSADMIN YOUTH BOARD                          Toynbee Studios, London/UK
                        dotdotdashdot (..-.)
21 & 22                 CURIOUS                                        Chelsea Theatre, London/UK
                        the moment I saw you I knew I could love you
25                      RAJNI SHAH Dinner With America                 Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester/UK
26                T     David Gale’s Peachy Coochy Nite                Toynbee Studios, London/UK
26 & 27                 DV8 To Be Straight With You                    National Arts Centre, Ottawa/Canada
27                      MEM MORRISON Ringside                          The Guildhall, Bath/UK
28                      LA RIBOT Gustavia                              Theater Chur, Chur/Switzerland
28 & 29           T     CHRIS GOODE Artsadmin Weekender                Toynbee Studios, London/UK


DECEMBER

2–5                     DV8 To Be Straight With You                    Harbourfront Centre, Toronto/Canada
3                 T     SPEAKEASY Are You Sitting Comfortably?         Toynbee Studios, London/UK
3 ( to 31 Jan 2010 )    ACKROYD & HARVEY                               Royal Academy of Arts, London/UK
                        Part of Art of a Changing World
6 –13                   ANNE BEAN Performance Art Platform             Tel Aviv/Israel
15                      LUCY CASH From the Other Side                  Fabrik, Potsdam/Germany
17 ( to 31 Jan 2010 )   ZINEB SEDIRA Group Show                        Aftermath, Alexandria Biennale/Egypt
19 ( ongoing )          ZINEB SEDIRA Group Show                        Dar 1718, Cairo/Egypt
                                                    ONGOING continued




DATES
Southampton _ 21 Sept to 4 Nov
Istanbul _ 9 to 31 October
Pori _16 Oct to 28 Feb 2010
Bamako _ 7 to 13 November
Algiers _15 November onwards
Alexandria _17 Dec to 31 Jan 2010                   ZINEB SEDIRA
Cairo _19 December onwards
zinebsedira.com                                     fLOATING COffINS
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                                                    Following successful solo exhibitions at The Wapping Project,
                                                    London, New Art Exchange, Nottingham and Rivington Place,
                                                    London, Zineb Sedira’s latest work, Floating Coffins, and her
                                                    earlier piece, MiddleSea, can be seen across Europe and
                                                    North Africa over the coming months.
                                                    Floating Coffins is a multi-screen video installation shot in
                                                    Nouadhibou, Mauritania. The area is known for its stunning
                                                    habitat to migratory birds yet there is another sinister aspect
                                                    to the location: the departure of sub-saharan africans to
                                                    Europe, who often return, rejected by the system or the sea.
                                                    The city is also renowned for its surreally epic cemetery of
                                                    ships. Eroded and corroded by harsh weather conditions
                                                    and plundered by local residents, there is a poignancy to
                                                    the vision of these beaches filled with wrecks, unwanted
                                                    objects and bodies, men transiting and foreign birds visiting.
                                                    Despite [the] desolate and troubling subject, Sedira’s work is
                                                    full of beauty. She avoids making what could be an easy shift


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                                                    into pure documentary and, through her ambiguous aesthetic-
                                                    isation of desolation, seamlessly straddles the camps of


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                                                    artist and activist.
                                                    Art Monthly
                                                      IN DEVELOPMENT
  artsadmin.co.uk /bockandvincenzi
  operationinfinity.org                               BOCK & VINCENZI
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                                                      Simon Vincenzi continues to work on several companion
                                                      performance/installations as a development of the performance,
                                                      The Infinite Pleasures of the Great Unknown. Most recently
                                                      he ran a week-long workshop as part of London Dance
                                                      International in which he looked at the performer as a body
                                                      for translation.



                                                      STATION HOUSE
  stationhouseopera.com
  dominoes2009.com                                    OPERA
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                                                      Station House Opera’s extraordinary Dominoes – a Bank of
                                                      America CREATE Art Award project – took place in London
                                                      in July, with 8000 breeze blocks and hundreds of volunteers
                                                      on a seven mile route from Mile End Park to Greenwich.
                                                      Stills and videos can be seen on the Dominoes website.
                                                      The company will be filming more sections of this unique project
                                                      across the five Olympic host boroughs, producing a film of the
                                                      whole event in the autumn.
                                                      Mind Out, part of the British Council Showcase at the Edinburgh
                                                      Fringe, remains in the company’s repertoire, along with
                                                      Roadmetal, Sweetbread, both available to tour in this period.
                                                      Station House Opera has also developed a new website,
                                                      documenting the company’s extensive repertoire of work since
                                                      its formation in 1980.



  artsadmin.co.uk /garystevens                        GARY STEVENS
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                                                      Having completed the touring of his live performance, Ape,
                                                      and an intense period of research for one of his new projects,
                                                      Gary plans to start filming for Box of Hours, a sound and video
                                                      installation, later this year.
                                                      A series of 24 city / landscapes will be viewed from four different
                                                      perspectives as they are projected on to the four sides of
                                                      a suspended cube within the gallery space. Reminiscent of
                                                      the medieval Books of Hours and the illuminated manuscripts
                                                      containing Labours of the Months, the cycle of projections
                                                      will last an hour and will capture a combination of seasonal

...........................................           changes and transitory human activities.
                                                    ASSOCIATED
                                                    PROJECTS
DATES
Southend-on-Sea _ 24 September
Bristol _ 4 Oct to 29 Nov
London _3 Dec to 31 Jan 2010
artsadmin.co.uk /ackroydandharvey                   ACKROYD & HARVEY
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                                                    In September, the opening of Metal’s new space in Southend-
                                                    on-Sea will include a new art/architecture work by Ackroyd
                                                    and Harvey, who have been working closely with Metal and
                                                    architect Bill Dunster of ZEDfactory over the last two years.
                                                    The artists are also initiating a new time-based artwork,
                                                    The Walking Forest, for a two-month investigation led by
                                                    PLATFORM at the Arnolfini in Bristol into the role that culture
                                                    plays in relation to climate justice and what the next 25 years
Photo by the artiStS                                hold in store.
                                                    Ackroyd and Harvey are also creating a new work and
                                                    exhibiting some of the winter trees from Beuys’ Acorns as
                                                    part of Earth: Art of a Changing World at the Royal Academy
                                                    of Arts in London, which will open at the start of December.
DATES
London _ 6 October
Lancaster _10 Nov to 11 Dec
Potsdam _15 December                                LUCY CASH
lucycash.com                                        A LAST, A QUARTET
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                                                    For the past year, Lucy Cash has been working with Goat
                                                    Island performance company to produce a four screen film
                                                    installation which will premiere at the Peter Scott Gallery,
                                                    Lancaster in November as part of Looking Aside: Eventhood
                                                    and the Documentation of Performance. Folding material
                                                    from Goat Island’s final work, The Lastmaker, into a new
                                                    work which explores the continuities and discontinuities of
                                                    film and performance, the installation begins to unravel the
                                                    seams between the two mediums.
                                                    Lucy is currently a screen dance fellow at South East Dance
Photo by the artiSt



                                                    and, this autumn, she is research artist with Transitions Dance


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                                                    Company as well as a commissioned artist for Siobhan Davies
                                                    Dance’s Artists Bank. In December, she will show work in


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                                                    progress of From The Other Side, a collaboration with
                                                    choreographer/dancer Christina Ciupke at Fabrik, Potsdam.
  DATES
  Dublin _ 30 Sept to 3 Oct
  Truro _ 7 & 8 October
  Cologne _15 & 16 October
  Belfast _ 21 to 23 October
  Los Angeles _ 6 & 7 November
  San Francisco _12 to 14 November
  Santa Barbara _18 to 20 November                    DV8
  Ottawa _ 26 & 27 November
  Toronto _ 2 to 5 December                           TO BE STRAIGHT WITH YOU/
  dv8.co.uk                                           STRANGE fISH
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                                                      Following a hugely successful international tour and three-
                                                      week sell out run at the National Theatre in London, DV8’s
                                                      award winning production, To Be Straight With You, is back
                                                      on the road this autumn.The work, an unflinching exploration
                                                      of religion and sexuality, recently won the 2009 French
                                                      Critics’ Award; Grand Prix for Dance.
                                                      For the first time in DV8’s history Lloyd Newson has decided
  Photo by matt nettheim                              to restage one of his works; Strange Fish. This classic
                                                      production toured Internationally to great acclaim in 1992 and
                                                      was turned into a film for the BBC the following year, winning
                                                      many awards including a Prix Italia. It continues to be studied
                                                      by a whole generation of dance and theatre students. It is
                                                      a timeless exploration into a woman’s search for friendship,
  DATES                                               love and faith and features an original score by Jocelyn Pook
  Lancaster _ 26 & 27 September                       and Adrian Johnston.
  Exeter _ 27 October
  Newcastle _ 7, 8 & 11 November
  Colchester _ 25 November
  rajnishah.com                                       RAJNI SHAH
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                                                      Rajni Shah has recently become an Artsadmin associate
                                                      artist. Rajni’s work as an artist leans gently but clearly across
                                                      disciplines, countries and thought structures. She is a quiet
                                                      voice of change, creating and curating visually engaging
                                                      performances, interventions and writings that open up
                                                      space for conversation and meeting.
                                                      Current projects include Dinner with America, a large-scale
  Photo by manueL vaSon                               installation performance exploring the idealisations and contra-
                                                      dictions of the image of ‘America’, and give what you can, take
                                                      what you need, a participatory work which uses gift-giving as
                                                      the basis for an intervention into public spaces. Rajni is also
                                                      currently working with co-producer Jen McLachlan on
                                                      her newest performance installation, Glorious! a musical

...........................................           extravaganza which will be touring in 2011.
                                                    evanGeLia baSDekiS, Photo by the artiSt




                                                   ARTIST
                                                   DEVELOPMENT
                                                    ADVISORY AND MENTORING
                                                    SERVICES
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To book a session or for details                    Artsadmin’s advisory service, run by Manick Govinda and
of mentoring opportunities                          Nikki Tomlinson, is open to artists based in the UK and working
call 020 7247 5102 or email
advisoryservice@artsadmin.co.uk                     in live art and performance. Artsadmin offers free one hour
                                                    sessions, either one-to-one or in small groups for artists
                                                    working collaboratively; as well as advice and information
                                                    by email and phone.
                                                    Sessions are bespoke; the content is led by artists and
                                                    often includes topics such as how to develop projects, finding
                                                    opportunities, contexts for showing work, funding applications,
                                                    marketing, documentation and representation, networking,
                                                    collaboration and critical discussion on work itself.


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                                                    Artsadmin also offers tailored long-term mentoring on a fee basis
                                                    to artists and producers, and has recently worked with agencies


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                                                    including Creative Partnerships, Fierce!, The Basement Brighton
                                                    and the Clore Leadership Programme.
                                                      Photo by rare architecture




                                                      ARTISTS’ COMMISSIONS
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                                                      Artsadmin is commissioning a major series of site-sensitive
                                                      artworks for the Grade II listed Bethnal Green Old Town Hall.
                                                      A centre of local democracy until the mid-80s, the Old Town
                                                      Hall has been out of use since then and is now being converted
                                                      into a hotel by rare architecture, to open in summer 2010.
                                                      Artists from the London boroughs of Hackney, Newham and
                                                      Tower Hamlets were invited to apply to a total award fund of
                                                      £100,000, and the final five recipients will be announced
                                                      in November. The commissions will respond in sensitive and
                                                      novel ways to both the building itself and its relation to local
                                                      context, history and its future identity as an international centre
                                                      for travellers.


  liveartuk.com                                       LIVE ART UK
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                                                      Live Art UK has commissioned a series of case studies
                                                      to be published in autumn 2009 on key issues for Live Art.
                                                      These studies will provide a resource for artists, promoters
                                                      and others working in the sector as well as fulfil a vital
                                                      lobbying function for Live Art. The ten case studies focus
                                                      on internationalism, artist-led initiatives, education, critical
                                                      writing, professional development, audiences, archiving and
                                                      documentation, programming and curating, networks, and
                                                      the economy of Live Art. The education case study will focus
                                                      on Artsadmin’s Youth Board as a model for engaging with
                                                      young people.
                                                      Live Art UK is a national network of Live Art promoters
                                                      including Arnolfini, Artsadmin, the Bluecoat, Chapter Arts
                                                      Centre, Colchester Arts Centre, Fierce, greenroom, Live

...........................................           Art Development Agency and New Work Network.
                                                    Lone tWin, Photo by Peter mccuLLoGh




                                                    AT TOYNBEE STUDIOS
                                                    Toynbee Studios hosts a range of events, offering the chance
                                                    to see works in development as well as touring and one-off
                                                    events, plus regular showcases, artists’ talks and workshops.


artsadmin.co.uk/weekenders                          WEEKENDERS
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£60 for full weekend                                This September Artsadmin launches our Weekenders. Each
11am – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday                       month offers an intensive workshop run by a different artist;
To book call 020 7650 2350
or book online at artsadmin.co.uk                   they are open to practitioners of any background and any
                                                    level of experience. Come to one, or all – each weekend
                                                    stands alone, while the series as a whole offers you a
                                                    unique opportunity to work with these artists.
                                                    26 & 27 September                     Graeme Miller
                                                    24 & 25 October                       Stacy Makishi
                                                    28 & 29 November                      Chris Goode
                                                    30 & 31 January                       Gary Winters (Lone Twin)
                                                    27 & 28 February                      Anne Bean

DATES
8 October, 6 – 9pm                                  TALKING SHOP
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Free, no booking necessary.                         Live Art Advisory Network’s quarterly series of drop-in advice
                                                    sessions for final year students, recent graduates, and artists
                                                    at the beginning of their career. No need to book in advance,


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                                                    just turn up with a couple of questions about your practice
                                                    or professional development (LAAN is a partnership


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                                                    between Artsadmin, Live Art Development Agency
                                                    and New Work Network).
                                                      heath buntinG, Photo by the artiSt




                                                      SHOWCASES
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  Free but booking required.                          Three showcases by Artsadmin bursary and deciBel award
  RSVP to nikki@artsadmin.co.uk                       recipients take place at Toynbee Studios this autumn.
                                                      3 November Heath Bunting
                                                      Bristol-based artist and activist Heath Bunting will talk us
                                                      through his toolkit for the on-going River Avon Canoe Pilot,
                                                      where art meets sport meets green politics. For the past two
                                                      years, Bunting has taken unlikely canoe trips in all weathers,
                                                      mapping changes in the course of the river and revealing the
                                                      urban wild to his companions.
                                                      10 November Alia Syed, A Story Told
                                                      Experimental filmmaker and artist Alia Syed’s A Story Told will
                                                      be presented as an open studio. Originally produced with the
                                                      support of a decibel artists’ award, A Story Told creates an
                                                      environment in which the telling of the story is experienced
                                                      by the audience as a sequence of sounds and images that
                                                      originate from projections, some incorporating her own body
                                                      and voice.
                                                      11 November Evangelia Basdekis, I Trust You
                                                      In the performance, I Trust You, Basdekis’ relentlessly sews
                                                      her skin in an acute exploration of pain and politics. Over one
                                                      day the artist silently embroiders the sole of her foot, gradually
                                                      creating the image of Mickey Mouse. In one space Basdekis
                                                      is immersed in her gruesome needlework, whilst in an adjacent
                                                      space a live video relay offers a mediated distance on

...........................................           the performance.
                                                    youth boarD, Photo by caLvin conDry




                                                    YOUNG PEOPLE’S
                                                    PROJECTS
DATES
London _ 28 October                                 YOUTH BOARD SCRITS
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                                                    The Artsadmin Youth Board has created a series of regular Scrit
                                                    events; providing a platform for young people to show new work
                                                    and receive critical feedback from peers.
                                                    The concept was developed at the last Talking With Your Mouth
                                                    Full event where over 50 young people discussed the need for
                                                    a creative space in which to share work and feedback.
                                                    Combining the exploratory nature of a performance scratch
                                                    night and the constructive feedback of a visual arts crit, Scrits
                                                    are open to anyone from any live artistic discipline. Discussions
                                                    will be led by audiences’ responses to the work and will follow
                                                    each showing allowing the work to grow and develop in the
                                                    future. Scrits are held at Toynbee Studios every other month.


artsadmin.co.uk/artsblog
youtube.com/artsadminuk                             ARTSBLOG
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                                                    Artsadmin’s Artsblog, run by a group of young people, held
                                                    a week of live events in June including interactive discussions
                                                    about arts and the internet, and an Artsblog Live event which
                                                    brought the virtual world back down to earth with low-fi tweets
                                                    and status update badges.


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                                                    Video, images and blogs from the week can be found on the
                                                    blog itself and on Artsadmin’s YouTube channel. You can also


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                                                    find regular updates from all our bloggers on news, events
                                                    and exhibitions, as well as their regular pick of the week.
                                     ARTSADMIN
                                     Stephanie Allen _
                                     Artists’ Producer
                                     Manuel Barroso _ Bar Assistant
                                     Nicky Childs _
              CURRENT                Senior Artists’ Producer
                                     Chief Dawethi _
              PROJECTS               Assistant Building Manager
              Bobby Baker            Steve Ehrlicher _
              Anne Bean              Finance Manager
              Bock & Vincenzi        Mauricio Jimenez _ Kitchen Porter
              Curious                Alessio Garau _ Chef
              Richard DeDomenici     Mark Godber _ Artists’ Producer
              Yara El-Sherbini       Manick Govinda _
              Rosemary Lee           Head of Artists’ Advisory Services
              Graeme Miller          Cat Harrison _
              Mem Morrison           Office Assistant
              Geraldine Pilgrim      Liz Holmes _
              Zineb Sedira           Admin & Studios Manager
              Lemn Sissay            Judith Knight _ Director
              Station House Opera    Emma Leach _
              Gary Stevens           Projects’ Assistant, Daily Life Ltd
                                     Fiona Ledger _ Fundraiser
              ASSOCIATED ARTISTS     Gill Lloyd _ Director
              AND PROJECTS           Heidi Mace _
                                     Admin & Marketing Assistant
              Ackroyd & Harvey
                                     Mwiza Mkandawire _
              Artmusic
                                     Finance Officer
              Julia Bardsley
                                     Bill Pearson _ Building Manager
              DV8 Physical Theatre
                                     Cheryl Pierce _ Artists’ Producer
              Encounters
                                     Hervé Pineau _
              Lucy Cash
                                     Bar & Catering Manager
              Robin Deacon
                                     Lindsey Price _ Trainee
              Lorrice Douglas
                                     Samantha Scott Wood _
              Chris Goode
                                     Marketing &
              Wendy Houstoun
                                     Development Manager
              Lucia King
                                     Marine Thévenet _
              Stacy Makishi          Assistant Artists’ Producer
              Ursula Martinez
                                     David Titmuss_
              Mzwakhe Mbuli
                                     Finance Administrator
              Harold Offeh
                                     Nikki Tomlinson _ Artists’ Advisor
              Cindy Oswin
                                     Sam Trotman _
              La Ribot
                                     Education Coordinator
              Rajni Shah
                                     Charan Vyrdee _ Head of Finance
              The Vacuum Cleaner

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              Athina Vahla           Bill Gee_ Associate Producer
           ARTSADMIN
           Artsadmin is a unique producing and presenting organisation
           for contemporary artists working in theatre, dance, live art,
           visual arts and mixed media. Based at Toynbee Studios,
           Artsadmin has developed a creative environment for artists
           and arts professionals, with a 280-seat theatre, five rehearsal
           spaces, 24 office/studio spaces and the Arts Bar & Café.
           Artsadmin also offers various support services for artists,
           including a free advisory service, mentoring and development
           programmes and a number of bursary schemes.

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           London E1 6AB
           Telephone +44 (0)20 7247 5102
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