Thursday 28 January 2016, 8pm

Slip presents: [SLP020] Klaas Hübner & Lysandre Coutu­-Sauvé + Kaj Duncan David + Laurie Tompkins + Sam Wilson + Tom Rose

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“chunks of matter in uncertain space” ­– Mark Leckey, Cinema In The Round

Slip return to Cafe OTO for an evening of UK premieres and venue debuts which play with objects and environments. Both the main venue and its neighbouring Project Space will host performances and installations where fans, arduinos, bricks, and footballs merge with distorted visions of landscape.

- Klaas Hübner & Lysandre Coutu­-Sauvé ­ Music For Ceiling Fan & Tubes
- Kaj Duncan David ­ 4c0st1ctr1g3r * & Relay
- Laurie Tompkins Heat, War, Sweat, Law
- Tom Rose ­ Dry saying *

* performed by Sam Wilson

- Klaas Hübner ­ Schwarzwald
- Susie Whaites & Aaron Parker ­ Storage

** Both installations will be open from mid­afternoon on Jan 28th, and available to view free of charge.

Klaas Hübner & Lysandre Coutu­-Sauvé

German sound sculptor, improviser and instrument­maker Klaas Hübner has developed a body of work which honours sound as a live­ medium with which to craft, shape and play in real­time. His playful punk and Flux inspired practice ranges from installation based works, to live improv, to theatre and sound design. Hübner’s first Oto visit is also the UK debut for his tape installation Schwarzwald, which will be installed in Oto’s project space, and Performance For Ceiling Fan & Tubes, created with contemporary dancer and regular collaborator Lysandre Coutu­-Sauvé (CA). The pair have created numerous pieces together, most recently for Duwamish Revealed in Seattle in 2015, alongside solo shows in Kairo, Venice, New Orleans, and most regularly in Berlin, where they are based.

Kaj Duncan David + Sam Wilson + Tom Rose

Kaj Duncan David is a British/Danish composer and performer making work with electronics, instruments, lights and video, as well as music­theatre situations and installations. He often works collaboratively, for example with Danish multi­disciplinary artist Troels Primdahl, London composer collective Bastard Assignments, and Swedish sound­artist Kajsa Magnarsson. Kaj’s Oto debut sees him premiering rhythmic work for arduinos, drum pads, and strobes, performed alongside British percussionist Sam Wilson, who also performs British composer Tom Rose’s Dry saying, for flat football, a pair of scissors and a large metal spring.

Laurie Tompkins

Laurie is a composer, and co-founder/co-director of the Slip label.
His music works through pop cultural trauma, taking pleasure in ritual self-abasement. His projects are impure coagulations of instruction and improvisation; text, sound, image; lone wolf and mob; human and computer technologies. He primarily works with a tight group of long-standing collaborators.
Laurie has performed at London’s Café Oto, Bristol’s Spike Island, Aldeburgh Music, Aarhus’ Radar, Berlin’s Reflektor, and Harplinge’s Harp Art Lab.
His commissions have premiered with the House Of Bedlam, LSO Soundhub Scheme, ddmmyy and 840 series. He has been broadcast on Resonance FM and BBC Radio 3.
Forthcoming projects include mini-album Ample Profanity - the debut release of Laurie & Olly, a collaboration with cellist Oliver Coates; a debut US performance with Suze Whaites at National Sawdust, Brooklyn; and collaborations with visual artist Joel Wycherley, bassist Otto Willberg, and composer/producer Chaines.