Mica Levi Live at White Cube
It is the physical manifestation of the microtonal levels of tension and release that have come to define her compositional work, both with Under The Skin and here at White Cube. The piece itself is a series of surges, textural splashes of sound that throb and fade over close to fifteen minutes to slight yet profound tension and release.
This performance, as with the full programme of weekend collaborations that have included Thurston Moore, David Toop and Steve Beresford, were cut direct to vinyl, before being pressed and printed in the gallery by The VF Press and Coriander studios.
The sound of glass being kicked along the pavement drifting over from the video pieces in the corridor only add to the potential for anxiety. During our short discussion it becomes clear that Levi is given to questioning everything, even her own ideas. Interviews can be equally inhibitive to expression. Mica smiles when I mention the screaming baby for whom the tension proved too much, now cut to record and preserved for ever as the incidental backdrop to the performance.
In a sense Mica Levi is the Kali Malone Cast Of Mind artist for this project, bringing an appreciation of collective experience and collaboration whether planned or unplanned into the solitary realm of the composer and the staged environment of an art gallery.
They will be accompanied by musicians from the London Sinfonietta. Full details below:. Performances start at 3pm Mica Levi Live at White Cube are free but spaces are allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis so arrive early.
The Vinyl Factory Press is in operation Mica Levi Live at White Cube Thursday and Friday during the exhibition, pressing performances from the previous weekend straight to vinyl. Following its debut at White Cube, The Vinyl Factory Press will travel to other events and cultural institutions in the coming months. Featuring a vintage hydraulic hand press that is manually operated, plus all the elements Arcade Fire Neon Bible to power the press and make a record, audiences are able to witness on site the unique process of producing vinyl records, from the initial recording of the performances, to cutting and pressing the records and printing the cover artwork.
Working alongside The Vinyl Factory will be Coriander Studio, who will print unique silk-screened record sleeves designed by Marclay. My Wishlist All of Raymond Guiot Jazz Baroque Quintet favorites, in one place.
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