Art of Improvisers
This show draws on a number of female artistswho are part of the newer generation of free improvisers and are also artists in other media.
Visual work in Oto Projects, round the corner from in Café Oto, will be exhibited by Andie Brown, Tania Chen, Poulomi Desai, Helen Frosi, Sharon Gal, Rie Nakajima, Julie Pickard, Gina Southgate, Helen Petts and Blanca Regina.
The festival includes workshops with Maggie Nicols, Sharon Gal, a sound walk with Helen Frosi, an Art+Feminism event and a talk with participant artists. There’ll also be evening performances in Café Oto on June 15 and 16. Performers include the exhibiting artists plus Terry Day, Mandhira de Saram, Julie Kjaer, Maggie Nicols, David Toop and Steve Beresford.Drawing on an extensive body of previously unseen artwork.
An Art of Improvisers compilation CD of these artists will be released and available at the Festival
Art of Improvisers in London from June 15 to 22, 2017 will look at the history and the current state of women in free improvisation and also free improvisation’s strong, but rarely noted, connections to the visual arts.
Curated by Blanca Regina and Steve Beresford of Unpredictable Series, which engages artists and audiences in new ways of making and understanding music and art.