Sunday 26 June 2016, 8pm
Great triple-header featuring three London-based artists pushing at the fringes.
In association with canvas.
Please note that strobe lighting will be used in one of the three performances at this event.
Olan Monk is an ongoing auto-fiction. A self-myth - artist, writer and musician - and co-founder of C.A.N.V.A.S. as a collective of dispersed artists. Past, present and future collaborations include live and studio work with Actress, Ashley Paul, Elvin Brandhi, Maria Somerville, Michael Speers and Lugh. Releases include MONK (2015) on Ashley Paul’s Wagtail Imprint and INIS/ANAM (2017/2018) on C.A.N.V.A.S.
Michael Speers is a musician from Northern Ireland, currently based in London. Feedback is the basis of most of his practice, using the limitations of himself and electronic / acoustic equipment—namely percussion, no-input mixer, sampled media, test equipment and field recordings—to depict his engagement with reality through sound phenomena. The resultant soundscape is generally dense and abrasive, focussing on texture and spatial / material resonance, which is formed live in improvised performances, installations and electronic compositional work.
Collaborating with Paul Abbott as yPLO—the duo uses real/synthetic drums/electronics towards realising a speculative drum kit. A solo record is scheduled for release in 2019 with C.A.N.V.A.S.