Of Love, Lust and Liabilities...
Seema Anand
Friday 9 September 2016

An evening with Seema Anand, mythologist and story teller exploring erotic South Asian stories.

Waywords & Meansigns at Usurp
Wednesday 15 June 2016

Usurp in collaboration with Waywords & Meansigns presents an evening of James Joyce with music & spoken word.

Usurp Art at Reproduce Delhi
Conspirators of Pleasure
Sunday 6 March 2016

Excerpt from performance by Usurp Art's Conspirators of Pleasure who were surprise guests at the eclectic Reproduce Listening Room

Usurp Love – BFI Love Festival
Friday 18 December 2015

Part of the BFI Love season. We are hosting a special 30th anniversary screening of the beautifully, transgressive film ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’.

Marcia Farquhar & Reynir Hutber
Saturday 5 December 2015

Usurp Art presents the premiere screening of “And I”, an eight hour collaborative video work by performance artist Marcia Farquhar filmmaker Reynir Hutber.

Usurp Zone5 Film Festival
14 - 17 August 2015

An extraordinary, four day film festival with 84 experimental short films by 63 artists and filmmakers.

Tyburnia film + 16mm screenings
James Holcombe
Friday 24 July 2015

The film Tyburnia illustrates the twists and turns of political whimsy, church and state, and the birth of capitalism.

Shrine for a Fearful Malady
Poulomi Desai at Fort Process
Saturday 13 September 2014

Performance and sound installation with modified, luminous sitars, radios and explosive visuals.

Optophonic Festival, Sheffield
Conspirators of Pleasure
Saturday 26 July 2014

Excerpt from improvised performance by the Conspirators of Pleasure at the Optophonic Festival Sheffield.

commission at The Optophonic Workshop, Tramlines Fringe Festival
Saturday 26 July 2014

What might have Jackson Pollock’s canvas sounded like while he thrust, dripped and splattered paint on it?

Harrow Restart Party at Usurp!
Saturday 10 May 2014

Harrow's first ever Restart Party to repair or to help others learn how to repair. Take back control of your stuff, never feel victim to obsolescence again.

Usurp Chance Tour 2014 – Cage and Beyond
15 March - 8 May 2014

Two dynamic, ensemble performances, exploring perceptual concepts of chance, time, listening and humour, and the breadth and parameters of improvisational approaches in new music.

Friday 31 January 2014

Fun-da-mental vocalist / DJ creates a space where Choubi music of Iraq meets bass-laden electronica. Where experimental music collides with hip hop or Ragas audible somewhere in the mix.

JCWI Public Meeting on Adult Dependent Relative Rules
Thursday 30 January 2014

A meeting on The Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) Rule that has effectively closed the route for British citizens and residents to sponsor a non-EEA adult dependent relative to live with them in the UK.

Nazneen Ayyub-Wood in residence
Friday 22 November 2013

British artist Nazneen Ayyub-Wood will be making a ‘Test-hibition’ of her new project, which involves experimenting with Velcro to make walls and outfits.

CRAM Records Night
Saturday 2 November 2013

The virtuosic CRAM collective with their relentless energy, verve and imagination will be exploring new, challenging sound worlds.

Usurp Zine Fair
Saturday 28 April 2012

Our Debut Zine Fair will be taking place on Saturday 28th April 2012 at the Usurp Gallery. We are currently seeking Contributors, Volunteers & Spreakers.

'I Am' by Sonali Gulati
Saturday 14 April 2012

Usurp is pleased to screen a very special, award winning, documentary film for one night following sold out screenings at the BFI recently.

Shashi Collective and KING WITH NO THRONE
Friday 30 March 2012

Join the Shashi Collective and KING WITH NO THRONE for a night of Trance, Acoustic, Hip hop, Pop, Garage and a few more sounds thrown in the mix.

Paul Chivers
Saturday 19 November 2011

One off sound-art performance event conceived by Paul Chivers and promoted in conjunction with Currys and the Usurp Art Gallery

Tuesday 8 November 2011

One-night only special performance event with Kusum Normoyle from Australia, Steve Beresford Alan Tomlinson and Disinformation.

Jeff Mirza’s Jihad: Heresy Or Hearsay?
Wednesday 27 July 2011

Special comedy night at Usurp - the only preview in London before his Edinburgh Festival tour! Jeff Mirza's hilarious jihadi fuelled 'faith off' about world beliefs fresh from a tour of Saudi Arabia.

The Last Sunday #3
Sunday 13 March 2011

A hight of free-improv featuring Steve Beresford, Angharad Davies , The Stargazers Assistant, Disinformation

Killa Volts + Disinformation vrs Strange Attractor
Thursday 24 February 2011

KillaVolts present an eclectic and electric fusion of Future Bass, Minimal, Folktronica and Dub, performed live using a combination of synths, laptops, midi controllers and traditional instruments.

Usurp Arts Lab… On the Brink…
12 November - 28 December 2010

18 artists and performers take over Usurp to play, process, pretend and ponder the possibilities…

Breaks Beer + Shakespeare II
Wednesday 18 August 2010

We're back louder, harder and faster than ever! Freestyling poets and DJs collide to bring you a night of dancing and dreams among UV reactive artwork.

Breaks Beer + Shakespeare
Wednesday 26 May 2010

Trinity Bar, 380 Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2DL The noisiest, dirtiest drum ‘n’ bass sub-sub genres are hitting Harrow… with…  Read More

The Last Sunday #2
Sunday 28 March 2010

Free-improv sounds featuring Adam Bohman, Leila Dear, Mark Pilkington, Rodrigo Montoya, Steve Beresford, Tania Chen, Zali Krishna.

The Last Sunday #1
Sunday 28 February 2010

A night of free-improv featuring Tania Chen, Lol Coxhill, Max Eastley, Guillaume Viltard, Disinformation, Steve Beresford.