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Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art

Exhibition Detail
PRAED with 'New Dream Machine Project'
14 Wharf Road
London N1 7RW
United Kingdom


February 2nd, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
New Dream Machine Project, Shezad DawoodShezad Dawood, New Dream Machine Project,
Cinémathèque de Tanger 2011, Production Still
© Courtesy of the Artist and Abraaj Capital Art Prize, 2011. Photographer: Chris Miller
> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Performance
WEBSITE:  
http://www.parasol-unit.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
shoreditch, hoxton
EMAIL:  
info@parasol-unit.org
PHONE:  
+44 020 7490 7373
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 10-6; Sun 12-5; First Thursday of every month, open until 9 pm
TAGS:  
music, performance, sculpture
COST:  
£12/£10 Concessions
> DESCRIPTION

A rare opportunity to witness an improvised music and art event based around Shezad Dawood’s interactive sculpture, New Dream Machine Project. Building on the contemporary legacies of Beat Culture and the Moroccan art, this live performance by PRAED invites the viewer to experience an immersive sensory environment of light and music. Reflecting a key theme in Dawood’s practise, this evening event will contribute a new layer of experience and meaning to a piece that is already located in a complex and shifting array of cultural references. The event will also form the basis of the new film commissioned by Parasol unit, forming the second in a trilogy of films by Dawood to map the progression of the New Dream Machine Project as it moves into new cultural contexts.

PRAED are an improvisational group of musicians spanning Beirut and Paris, who perform worldwide. For more info about PRAED click here

Availability for this event will be limited and places will be offered on a first come first served basis. A bar serving warm drinks will be available. This is an outdoor event so participants are encouraged to dress warmly.

Please note: this event will be filmed.


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