Arika presents Episode 10: A means without end at Tramway, Glasgow

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Person holding a mess of ropes in different colours
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Episode 10 continues Arika’s ground-breaking series of public programming, comprising 5 days of performances, discussions and screenings about how the emergent art and thought of collectivist desires, the complex flow of contemporary maths and the counterintuitive realities of particle physics help us grow the capacity to be one another’s means without end.

With: Jay Bernard | boychild | Mijke van der Drift | Denise Ferreira da Silva | James Goodwin | Stefano Harney | Laura Harris | Nathaniel Mackey | Alexander Moll | Fred Moten | Arjuna Neuman | Nat Raha | Nisha Ramayya | Wu Tsang | Ueinzz | Jackie Wang | Fernando Zalamea

Alongside Episode 10: A means without end, Arika presents this interactive kinetic sculpture by Fred Moten and Wu Tsang. This exhibition will be open to the public free of charge, and includes an opening event on Thursday 21st November with free refreshments from 7pm onwards.

“Gravitational Feel is a kinetic sculptural performance. It is activated in movement and touch, in the mutual rub, shift and lap of its sonic, wooden, steel, textile and human material. As you mix the sound, in your movement in and across a circle formed by (squared) speakers, the ropes move, becoming strings in having been brushed and strummed by you. In their turn, in the turning of the rotaries from which they fall, the strings move you with their touch, just as in touching one another you move one another, either directly or by the messages you send from strand to strand. In this way, Gravitational Feel is an engine for intensifying the differentiation of our entanglement, continually programming itself through incalculable combinations of disruption and convergence. Your movements, which are neither destructive nor curatorial, are both deconstruction and cure. Therefore, Wu and Fred kindly request your steadfastly refraining from any attempt to be still.” – Wu Tsang & Fred Moten

Access:
All events that need it will have live Stage to Text Reporting (STTR). The venue is entirely wheelchair accessible. Assistance dogs are always welcome. We will provide BSL interpretation if we can on request - please get in touch to arrange this. There will be a quiet space specifically aimed to support neurodiverse needs.

Location

Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE

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