CLOT Magazine recommends: AUGUST
The Screen Inside: Aurora Gasull Altisent, CCCB Barcelona, 1- 31 August 2019
The Screen Inside is a programme of screenings in the foyer of the CCCB, devoted to artistes who use the cinema as an instrument to express the world of dreams or the imagination. This August offers a selection of works by music and filmmaker Aurora Gasull Altisent (Barcelona, 1962). More info.
Black Quantum Futurism: Temporal Deprogramming, ICA London, 13 – 25 August 2019
Philadelphia-based interdisciplinary artists Black Quantum Futurism (BQF) present a new installation and live programme of music, performance, spoken word, talks and workshops. Black Quantum Futurism’s practise is centred on a radical artistic methodology inspired by Afrofuturism, Afrodiasporan traditions of consciousness, and quantum physics. Taking place over two weeks in the ICA’s Lower Gallery, Temporal Deprogramming features recent BQF works, including zines, video works, a listening station and a large-scale Black Quantum Futurism ‘event map’, which visualises BQF’s ‘intersectional time orientation’. More info.
The Delaware Road: Ritual & Resistance, Salisbury plain Warminster, 17 August 2019
A festival of electronic music, film & theatre over 2 days inside a secret military base near Stonehenge. Gathered inside the military complex of New Zealand Farm Camp near West Lavington, artists will perform work inspired by landscape, myth, broadcast propaganda & the transformative nature of sound. With Penny Rimbaud, The Lone Taxidermist, Kemper Norton, Sculpture, Lia Mice, More info.
MUTEK Montréal, various locations Montréal, 20 -25 August 2019
MUTEK Montréal invites it’s celebrating its 20th edition this year, running from August 20 to 25 2019, with six days and nights of audiovisual performances, live electronic music and a full theatre of experiences that will push the boundaries of digital art and engage you in the playground that is our city. With CLON+NWRMNTC, Drew McDowall+Florence To, Richard Chartier+Frances Jobin, Kathy Hinde, Matmos, Monolake, Ryoichi Kurokawa and many others. More info.
Atonal, Kraftwerk Berlin, 28 August -1 September 2019
Berlin Atonal return to its iconic location at Kraftwerk at the end of the month. With Alessandro Cortini, Amnesia Scanner Lee Gamble, Roly Porter, Felicia Atkinson, JK Flesh, Nivhek, Objekt + Ezra Miller, Vladislav Delay and more. More info.
Retrospective Andrei Tarkovsky, Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst, Berlin, 3 – 25 Agust 2019
The summer Tarkovsky retrospective is a tradition that has grown dear for 30 years now. In August, they are showing the seven feature films and one mid-length graduation film by Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986), whose monumental oeuvre exudes a lasting fascination. More info.
Mary Corse: A Survey in Light, LACMA California until 11 Nov 2019
Mary Corse’s first solo museum survey is a long-overdue examination of this singular artist’s career. Initially trained as an abstract painter, Corse emerged in the mid-1960s as one of the few women associated with the West Coast Light and Space movement. She shared with her contemporaries a deep fascination with perception and with the possibility that light itself could serve as both subject and material of art. More info.
Portals Editions showcase, cafe OTO London, 17 August 2019
On our playlist:
en creux – Batch 0010, SM-LL 2019 (info).
Dylan Moon – Only Blues, RVGN Intl 2019 (info).
Daniel Mackenzie & Richard Ingram – Half Death, 2019 (info).