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MOVING FOREST present by AKA the CASTLE

June 22 to July 5 , 2012 London and beyond

A twelve day prelude moving across the city; a twelve-hour sound art opera of betrayal and rebellion culminating in a spectacular series of disturbing performances in Chelsea College of Art Parade Ground; a one-day coda of debate.
12 hour performance – July 4 – Live Streaming moving forest.net , 9:00 – 21:00 (GST)

Where on july 4, Use your media player eg. VLC – Open Network Stream
http://stream.spc.org:8008/movingforest.mp3 Stream terminated

A twelve day prelude moving across the city; a twelve-hour sound art opera of betrayal and rebellion culminating in a spectacular series of disturbing performances in Chelsea College of Art Parade Ground; a one-day coda of debate.

12 day prelude, June 22 – July 3, 2012
London & Beyond

12 hour performance 9:00 – 21:00 July 4, 2012
acts | actions | players | movers | forest
live audio streams – http://movingforest.net

[act0 – omen] 09:00 – 11:00, Furtherfield, Finsbury park
The Hexists

[act1 – remorse] 11:00 -13:00, Triangle space, CCAD
Linda Dement , Marco Donnarumma, Laura Oldfield Ford, Francesca da Rimini
With 500 slogans read by Kendra Jones, Ophelia Bellio, Dena Rysdam Miller,

[act2 – betrayal] 13:00 – 15:00, Triangle space, CCAD
Valentina Vuksic, Oliver Wolf

[act3 – overthrow] 15:00 – 17:00, Triangle space, CCAD
Ewa Justka, Kaffe Matthews, xname
With 500 slogans read by Anat Ben-David
arrows by Linda Dement with shooter Dani Villalba Suñol
Larisa Blazic – Beacon, appropriation by intruder

[act4 – insurgency] 17:00 to 20:00, The Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, CCAD
YoHA, Bioni Samp, Vasco Alves, Onigiri force, Tom Keene, Clifford Hammett, Alexandra Sofie Joensson, Anna Blumenkranz, Atau Tanaka

[act5 – eternal return] 20:00 to 21:00 , The Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, CCAD
AUDiNT (Toby Heys and Steve Goodman) with the Hexists

Forest on the move
Marc Widmer, Jonas Öhrström, Patric Kaufmann, The Militant City (with Isaac Marrero-Guillamón), MzTEK, Think like a forest (with John Jordan), Street Training (with Lotti Child)

Epilogue [CODA] 12:00 – 18:00, July 5, 2012 Triangle Space, CCAD

12:40 Opening remarks
David Garcia & Shu Lea Cheang

13:00 How can a forest move?
Ambivalent affordances and interests, practical experiments in disruptive infrastructures, de facto commons, cryptophilia, unbankable data, witches who cleave time

Chair: Matthew Fuller
with Graham Harwood, Eleni Ikoniadou, John Jordan, Rachel Baker

3.30pm The tragic in the present, (in which futures are deleted)
tragedy, minor politics / non-normative political art, anti-representation, human strike, the self-expression of control

Chair: Josephine Berry-Slater
with John Cunningham, Jesse Darling, Brian Ashton, Nick Thoburn

Closing movement with Robin Bale

Moving Forest flicker account and collecting all images here:

Moving Forest Pictures

ACT0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/movingforest/sets/72157630455431496

ACT1 http://www.flickr.com/photos/movingforest/sets/72157630455376178

ACT2 http://www.flickr.com/photos/movingforest/sets/72157630455381862

ACT3 http://www.flickr.com/photos/movingforest/sets/72157630455385586

ACT4 http://www.flickr.com/photos/movingforest/sets/72157630455423690

ACT5 http://www.flickr.com/photos/movingforest/sets/72157630455475660

CODA http://www.flickr.com/photos/movingforest/sets/72157630456162270

Big thanks to our great documentation team: Kim Jakobsen To and Francesca da Rimini for majority of these nice pictures, Martin Gonzales for video and Linux crew and SPC for streaming.

An AKA the CASTLE presentation A TAKE2030 production.
Organization & Support:: Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths,
University of London, Interactive Media Lab, Goldsmiths, University of London
Furtherfield , SPACE, Graduate School, CCW, University of the Arts London,
Wimbledon College of Art , Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts,
Queen Mary, University of London, KSSaudio & Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council.

12 hour live streams
Derek Shaw (SoSLUG), James Steves (spc.org), Resonance.fm

Documentation: Susana Gonzalez Garcia, Kim Jakobsen To

Locations:

Furtherfield, McKenzie Pavilion_Finsbury Park, London, N4 2NQ

CCAD (Chelsea College of Art and Design),

Triangle Space and Parade Ground

Atterbury Street,

Millbank

London

SW1P 4JU

Screenshot from 2012-07-01 20:54:14.png

http://movingforest.net

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