Usurp Zone5 Film Festival

Usurp Art Gallery proudly presents the Usurp Zone5 Film Festival 14 – 17 August with extraordinary screenings, exhibitions and a film soundtrack turntable night. Usurp Zone5 features more than 80 experimental, short films by filmmakers and artists from over 15 countries, including Argentina, India, Jordan, Peru, Spain and South Africa.

14, 15, 16 August: 7.30 – 9pm – Screenings.
Tickets only £5 inc. a drink and popcorn. Booking is essential as tickets are limited. Doors open 7pm

17 August: 7.30pm to 11pm – FREE!  Film soundtrack records and projection night.

Exhibition films -  FREE from 3pm to 6pm every day.

Programme and tickets here

Thanks to Film Hub London, Film London and the BFI. #usurpzone5

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Usurp at the South Bank, London

Usurp at the South Bank, London

Saturday 18 July 2015 - 4.30pm – 5.30pm

'Space Breath Time' brings together a group of musicians to interpret a text-based score written for South Asian portable harmoniums. This experimental score explores 'flows of people, networks and waves – sounds in migration, in search of 'asylum'. Audience members are invited to walk amongst the harmonium players in order to experience the sonic characteristics of the performance space. More info: http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk

Usurp at Cafe OTO

Usurp at Cafe OTO

Friday 17 July 2015 - 8pm  Cafe OTO 18–22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL

CORDYCEPS IS YOUR FRIEND: PETRELS + CONSPIRATORS OF PLEASURE + LAID EYES – I want in but I don’t know to what + Lia Mazzari & Jonas Gustafsson + Beachers + Tartaruga (DJ) Tickets here: https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/events/cordyceps-is-your-friend-july-2015 Sonic seeds and spores from thunderous electronic artist Petrels – presenting the London debut of the full 5-piece Petrels Read More

Usurp at “no.w.here” 10th Anniversary

Usurp at “no.w.here” 10th Anniversary

Saturday 20 June 2015  Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, 42-44 Pollard Row, London, E2 6NB

“no.w.here is so.me.w.here! (u.topia is w.here you make it.)” – Bradley Eros An invitation for artists, radicants, friends, fugitives & time travellers to celebrate 10 years of no.w.here at a late night party on the shortest night of the year. Saturday 20th June. A lively and eclectic evening at the Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club. Read More

Conspirators of Pleasure live on NTS Radio

Conspirators of Pleasure live on NTS Radio

Friday 3 April 2015

Listen to the Conspirators of Pleasure  performing live in the studio on Graham Dunning’s  ‘Fractal Meat on a Spongy Bone’ radio show on NTS Live on Friday 3rd April 2015. https://www.mixcloud.com/NTSRadio/fractal-meat-on-a-spongy-bone-3rd-april-2015 read more»

"PhonoPollock" © Poulomi Desai

Kino-Present – 15 second bluetooth cinema

Kino-Present is a Quantum Filmmaking project inviting everyone, anywhere and anytime to the co-creation of video-collages, by using domestic web based, wireless and mobile technologies. Send your 15 second video-clips and they will broadcast them via Bluetooth in the public domain. You can also upload them directly onto the website in 3gp-H.264 format. Then, edit Read More

‘Walking’s New Movement’ by Phil Smith

‘Walking’s New Movement’ by Phil Smith

A book about developments in walking and walk-performance for enthusiasts, practitioners, students and academics. In ‘Walking’s New Movement’Phil Smith considers where things are at for walking (as art and as performance), psychogeography, and the use and abuse of public space. http://www.triarchypress.net/walkings-new-movement.html

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