Cosey Fanni Tutti (Live) On Gossip & Eavesdropping

An elemental iteration of the TUTTI album with accompanying immersive projections of selected ritualistic art actions and collage.

Performers: Cosey Fanni Tutti, LCMF Orchestra, Anton Lukoszevieze cello (Miller), Jack Sheen conductor (Miller), Holly Pester, Zubin Kanga pianist (Finnissy), An Assembly (D’Heudieres), Rowland Hill (Acconci).

‘Gossip is craft. It is a traditional art form of unofficial speakers, a genre of transivity and a species of knowledge that pulls passion, desire and the common will of its comprised people into the narrative; [it is about a shared] intimacy between teller, listener, talker, friend, whisperer, comrade, caller, collaborator.’ (Holly Pester, Witchy Methodologies conference, ICA, 2017)

‘Eavesdropping isn’t just about big data, surveillance and security. We all overhear. Listening itself is excessive. We cannot help but hear too much, more than we mean to. Eavesdropping, in this sense, is the condition – or the risk – of sociality per se, so that the question is not whether to eavesdrop, but the ethics and politics of doing so. This project pursues an expanded definition of eavesdropping therefore, one that includes contemporary mechanisms for listening-in but also activist practices of listening back, that is concerned with malicious listenings but also the responsibilities of the earwitness.’ (Joel Stern, Liquid Architecture, and James Parker, Melbourne Law School, 2018)

An elemental iteration of the TUTTI album with accompanying immersive projections of selected ritualistic art actions and collage.

Cassandra Miller Duet for Cello and Orchestra (2015) (English premiere)

Lawrence Abu Hamdan Rubber Coated Steel (2016)

Holly Pester Performance lecture and selected poems

Michael Finnissy / Adam de la Cour Hammerklavier (2019) (world premiere) (LCMF commission)

Louis D’Heudieres Laughter Studies 6 (2019)

Vito Acconci Seedbed (1972)

As part of LCMF 2019

12th December 2019 Event from 7.00pm Cosey Fanni Tutti on stage from 9.45pm

Ambika P3
35 Marylebone Rd Marylebone London NW1 5LS

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