Basinski fans will be able to buy an Arcadia Concert Package ticket for £35 enabling access into the following ticketed concert performances.
Michael Gira + William Basinski – 12 March St John at Hackney
Julia Kent – 18 March Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
Valgeir Sigurðsson with Liam Byrne – 19 March Village Underground, London
Charlemagne Palestine with Rhys Chatham + William Basinski – 20 March St John at Hackney
Arcadia Concert Package Tickets £35 Please note conditions further down.
In order that the Arcadia series reflect the nurturing element of the original Williamsburg studio space and operate as a platform for new work, Art Assembly and William Basinski worked in conjunction with Sound and Music (http://www.soundandmusic.org) to run an ‘artist call out’ to recruit emerging artists to perform support slots at selected concerts.
Aino Tytti will support Michael Gira + William Basinski, 12 March, St John at Hackney. Aino Tytti presents a unique blend of intricately layered microstructures and field recordings, fused with glimmering ethereal widescreen drones. Tickets £16 adv
Julia Kent will be supported by Nicolas Freeman, 18 March, Ace Hotel London Shoreditch. Freeman will develop a new work that responds to the resonances and reverberations of the physical space of the venue with a performance using prepared¼inch tape loops, violin and cello. Tickets £7 adv
Liverpool based ensemble, Ex-Easter Island Head will perform the opening slot at Charlemagne Palestine with Rhys Chatham + William Basinski, 20 March, St John at Hackney. Ex-Easter Island Head compose and perform music for solid-body electric guitar, percussion and other instruments. Tickets £16 adv
They join other shows in the series including, William Basinski in conversation with Rhys Chatham (19 March Café Oto) and free activity from 14-16 March hosted by Ace Hotel London Shoreditch including Melancholia: The Short Films of James Elaine & William Basinski, Paul Prudence – Live-cinematic Visual Music, 10000 Peacock Feathers in Foaming Acid by Evelina Dominitch & Dmitry Gelfand, Aki Onda, Janek Schaefer and Howlround.
Arcadia Concert Package conditions:
Please note this ticket does not enable access into William Basinski in conversation with Rhys Chatham (19 March Cafe Oto http://bit.ly/1l12SZC) or ensure entry into the free ticketed activity taking place at Ace Hotel London Shoreditch from 14-16 March. For more details on how to obtain tickets for free activity at Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, please visit http://www.artassembly.org.uk/arcadia.
NB There is limited capacity for Julia Kent’s performance at Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, 18 March. Arcadia Concert Package ticket holders will be let in on a first come first served basis for this performance. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.