A weekend of schizo-culture

12 – 14 Dec 2014
Free & open to all
SPACE Mare Street

A Weekend of Schizo-Culture

The closing Schizo-Culture Weekend will activate many of the subjects touched on by SPACE’s current exhibition: Schizo-Culture: Cracks In The Street.

Discussions ranging across themes such as anti-psychiatry, philosophy and disciplinary rationalities (and their intersection with artistic practice today) will be programmed alongside performances, screenings and more impromptu interventions. Musical performances from Saturday afternoon will re-visit the bristling energy of 70’s Schizo-anarchy and its legacies and will run into the late evening. There will be a bar throughout at SPACE and the entire weekend is free and open to all.

The event includes contributions from activists, artists, philosophers, filmmakers and musicians including (amongst others) : Sylvere Lotringer, Susan Stenger, Kodwo Eshun (The Otolith Group), Colin Gordon,Vivienne Dick, Patrick Staff, Plastique Fantastique (David Burrows & Simon O’Sullivan and collaborators), Maggie Roberts & Lendl Barcelos, Ciaran Smyth (Vagabond Reviews), Anna Hickey Moody, Hester Reeve, Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Josephine Wikstrøm, Mischa Twitchin and Empty Cages Collective with additional surprise guests and contributors.

Download the full weekend schedule with timings here

Friday 12th

3pm Talk and discussion with Sidsel Meineche Hansen and Josephine Wikstrøm
6pm Film screening and talk with Imogen Stidworthy on her practice and the work of Fernand Deligny

Saturday 13th
1pm until late: A day-long series of discussions, performances, interventions, workshops, screenings ranging from anti-psychiatry and philosophy to prison reform and music, and featuring amongst many others Sylvere Lotringer, Susan Stenger, Colin Gordon, Kodwo Eshun, Vivienne Dick, Plastique Fantastique, Maggie Roberts, Lendl Barcelos ,Hester Reeve, Mischa Twitchin, Ciaran Smyth (Vagabond Reviews), Anna Hickey Moody and Empty Cages Collective. The gallery will remain open late into the evening.

Sunday 14th
12pm-6pm: An afternoon of projections, informal drop-in and schizo-screenings including work by Terminal Beach, Sylvere Lotringer, Vivienne Dick and material from the Semiotext(e) archive.

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