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Date: 27 Feb 19:30 | Born::Free Fridays

born::free fridays #5 an early evening experiment/ poetry chill session curated & hosted by belinda zhawi & chima nsoedo we were all the way rammed last month – it was magic! we’re back again with another supa relaxed session of readings & storytelling from your hosts + three featured poets: jasmine anne cooray :: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AKD1Czwie4 […]

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Born::Free Fridays
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born::free fridays #5

an early evening experiment/ poetry chill session curated & hosted by belinda zhawi & chima nsoedo

we were all the way rammed last month – it was magic!

we’re back again with another supa relaxed session of readings & storytelling from your hosts + three featured poets:

jasmine anne cooray :: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AKD1Czwie4

jasmine ann cooray’s a poet, facilitator & therapist from LDN, of british & sri lankan heritage. spurred by a silent adolescence, she now designs & implements a variety of projects that cultivate confidence, written skill & emotional literacy thru poetry. jasmine’s known for vivid imagery, a grapple with the gristly bits of humanity, & storytelling thru personal experience. her first pamphlet, everything we don’t say, awaits reprint this year. she’s currently working on a cross arts show exploring grief through spoken word & movement. she’s just been awarded the first ever bbc performing arts fellowship granted to a poet.

jasmineanncooray.wordpress.com/ ~ @jasminecooray

antosh wojcik :: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_zXjfBPfTk&safe=active

antosh wojcik’s a poet, writer & performer. he was joint winner of the roundhouse poetry slam 2013 & is a member of the poetry collectives, kid glove & burn after reading. he writes for the flashnificents blog. he’s a resident artist at the roundhouse & was part of poejazzi’s cross-art collaboration, Howl 2.0. he’s performed poetry around the UK at festivals such as glastonbury, bestival, in the woods & at leading events such as TEDx EastEnd, outspoken + various apples & snakes gigs. he was a poet-coach shadow as part of Spoke’s inter-school slam project, WORDCUP 2014, & leads poetry & writing workshops in schools. he writes to see and learn about people.

antoshwojciksyllablesyndrome.wordpress.com/ ~ @antoshwojcik

kayo chingonyi :: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ5y4Xgsywk

kayo chingonyi was born in Zambia in 1987, moving to the UK in 1993. his poems have been published in a range of magazines, anthologies & in a debut pamphlet entitled some bright elegance (salt publishing, 2012). in 2013 he was awarded a writing residency at cove park (scotland) as well as the geoffrey dearmer prize from the poetry society. he’s a fellow of the complete works programme for advanced black & asian poets & has been invited to give readings & performances around the world.
http://kchingonyi.wordpress.com/ ~ @kayo chingonyi

open mic :::we open up the floor so bring tales, poems & lost stories ~ come tell us:::

~email bornfreejam@gmail.com with ‘open mic’ as subject

Date: 27 Feb
19:30 - 22:00
Doors Open: 18:30
Tickets:
Date: 28 Feb 18:30 - 22:00 | Happenstance, Galvanize Ensemble

Happenstance creates a series of inter and un-connected performances based around the surrealist parlour game (exquisite corpse) and chance interactions with the audience. With improvised music by Galvanize ensemble, other music/installation by Tansy Davies, Helen Papaioannou, Robert Szymanek, Paul Fretwell, Phil Maguire, Laurie Anderson/John Cage and world premiere of new commission ‘life and death is […]

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Happenstance, Galvanize Ensemble
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Happenstance creates a series of inter and un-connected performances based around the surrealist parlour game (exquisite corpse) and chance interactions with the audience. With improvised music by Galvanize ensemble, other music/installation by Tansy Davies, Helen Papaioannou, Robert Szymanek, Paul Fretwell, Phil Maguire, Laurie Anderson/John Cage and world premiere of new commission ‘life and death is wearing me out’ by sound artist Angie Atmadjaja.

Artist Claire Orme presents her new work, as paranormal investigator cum radio ‘DJ Claire Voyant’, broadcasting a ghostly collage of noise into the ether.

Galvanize Ensemble Joel Bell electric guitar, Sarah Dacey voice, Paul Fretwell electronics, Phil Maguire found sound/electronics, Kate Halsall piano harmonium, Aisha Orazbayeva violin, Serge Vuille percussion feat. Claire Orme; Production Ryan Samuel Bentley.

Happenstance is supported by Arts Council England

Tickets: £5.50 in advance, £6 on the door
Book here

http://galvanizeensemble.co.uk

www.claireorme.com

Date: 28 Feb - 28 Feb
18:30 - 22:00
Doors Open: 18:00
Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/304179
Date: 09 Feb -05 Mar 2015 18:00 | Charlotte Jarvis Artist Residency: Music of the Spheres

Music of the Spheres utilises new bioinformatics technology developed by Dr. Nick Goldman to encode a new musical recording by the Kreutzer Quartet into DNA. The DNA has been suspended in soap solution and will be used by visual artist Charlotte Jarvis to create performances and installations filled with bubbles. The ‘recording’ will fill the […]

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Charlotte Jarvis Artist Residency: Music of the Spheres
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Music of the Spheres utilises new bioinformatics technology developed by Dr. Nick Goldman to encode a new musical recording by the Kreutzer Quartet into DNA. The DNA has been suspended in soap solution and will be used by visual artist Charlotte Jarvis to create performances and installations filled with bubbles. The ‘recording’ will fill the air, pop on visitors skin and literally bathe the audience in music.

Open studio from 9 Feb-4 March,
CORRECTION Performance on First Thursday 2 April 18:30-21:00 in Machines Room

Date: 09 Feb - 05 Mar 2015
18:00 - 21:00
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