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NEWS

SUE TOMPKINS, 'JOHN, I'M AWAKE' (2014)


27 June, 2014
Tramway, Glasgow
Sue Tompkins presents a new performance, John, I'm Awake, as a precursor to her forthcoming recording project with Electra.

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RECENT

DEBOUT! FEMINIST ACTIVISM AND THE MOVING IMAGE IN FRANCE AND BEYOND


31 May, 2014
Queen Mary, University of London
A symposium with screenings from the collection of the Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir, Paris

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TEXT

QUERIDO JOHN
INTERVIEW WITH ESTHER FERRER

An interview - published on the occasion of Querido John - with Esther Ferrer on her letter to John Cage as well as wider thoughts on her practice and politics.
Featuring questions from Emma Hedditch, Mattin and Irene Revell.

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PAST

FWD: ROCK SPLITS BOYS


Cafe OTO & Spike Island, 2013
Fwd: Rock Splits Boys is a feature-length scripted performance developed by Charlotte Prodger and Isla Leaver-Yap that examines, via the form of epistolary conversation, the circuitous language of contemporary desire.

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PAST

CHARMING FOR THE REVOLUTION
A CONGRESS FOR GENDER TALENTS AND WILDNESS

The Tanks, Tate Modern, 2013

With screenings by Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz and Wu Tsang, a symposium convened by Carlos Motta with Xabier Arakistain, Giuseppe Campuzano, Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad, J. Jack Halberstam, Beatriz Preciado, Dean Spade, Terre Thaemlitz, Wu Tsang and Del LaGrace Volcano, and a performance by Carlos Motta and Matthias Sperling.

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COMMON PRACTICE

Common Practice, London is an advocacy group working for the recognition and fostering of the small-scale contemporary visual arts sector in London. The group's founding members are Afterall, Chisenhale Gallery, Electra, Gasworks, LUX, Matt's Gallery, Mute Publishing, The Showroom and Studio Voltaire.


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RECENT

OF DISTURBANCE


9 May - 15 June, 2014
Magician Space, Beijing
An exhibition and a touring series of events by James Richards with Julia Heyward, Wu Tsang and Stuart Baker.

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RECENT

WHICH SEVEN?


3-4 May, 2014
Cafe OTO & OTO Project Space
A weekend of events cuarated by Maria Chavez with MV Carbon, Audrey Chen, Kaffe Matthews, Lia Mazzari, Heather Leigh and Andrea Zarza.

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BOOKSHOP

TOXIC PLAY IN TWO ACTS: FANZINE

A fanzine bringing together archival research material and new texts by Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz drawing on their ongoing engagement with unrepresented or illegible moments of queerness in history.

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PAST

SALOME SALOMANIA AND LIVES OF PERFORMERS

BFI Southbank, 2013

A two-part event featuring a screening of Alla Nazimova's Salome (USA, 1923, 72 mins) with a live soundtrack from Electrelane's Verity Susman alongside Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz's Salomania (Germany, 2009, 17 mins); and Yvonne Rainer's Lives of Performers (USA, 1972, 90 mins).

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ARCHIVE

SHEER FROST ORCHESTRA

Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, 2006

Marina Rosenfeld's Sheer Frost Orchestra was modelled on a 1967 piece by John Cage and took the form of an all-female 17 electric guitar ensemble featuring amateur musicians.

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HERNOISE.ORG

HER NOISE ARCHIVE BLOG - NOW LIVE!

Electra is delighted to announce the launch of the Her Noise Archive blog.

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RECENT

MAREIKE BERNIEN / KERSTIN SCHROEDINGER, 'RAINBOW'S GRAVITY' (2014)


5 & 8 June, 2014
Arnolfini, Bristol
Gasworks, London
Premiere UK screenings of Mareike Bernien & Kerstin Schroedinger latest film, alongside responses from Sarah Street, Esther Leslie & Marina Vishmidt

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RECENT

SOMEONE ELSE CAN CLEAN UP THIS MESS


8-30 March, 2014
Flat Time House
A series of events with Jennifer Pike Cobbing and Holly Antrum; Annabel Nicolson and Lucy Reynolds; Barbara Steveni and Jakob Jakobsen, and Annea Lockwood and Cathy Lane

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PAST

SLOW RUNNER: HER NOISE ARCHIVE II

An exhibition of the Her Noise Archive, including a new commission by Emma Hedditch and works by Barbara Hammer, Lis Rhodes and Robert Ashley, at Badischer Kunstverein.

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PAST

REFLECTIONS WITHOUT SUN

A screening of works by Alex Bag, Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Brice Dellsperger, Vivienne Dick, Wynne Greenwood, Ursual Pürrer/Hans Scheirl and Ryan Trecartin at the 2013 Playground Festival, Leuven. Curated by Electra with Anne-Sophie Dinant.

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OUR PARTNER

UBUWEB

Electra is delighted to have partnered with UbuWeb, the largest archive of avant-garde material online, founded in 1996 by artist and poet Kenneth Goldsmith. Ubuweb offers visual, concrete and sound poetry, expanding to include film and sound art and now also hosts material from all Electra's projects within its archive.


Go to ubu.com