Wednesday 27th January 2016
A Launch Event For The Happy Hypocrite, Issue 8
Edited by Sophia Al-Maria
Film, discussion and reading from www.a-d-g-z.com,
Sophia Al-Maria, Mika Mino-Paluello from PLATFORM, and Fresh Hell contributor Alex Borkowski.
18.30 – A film, streaming live from www.a-d-g-z.com where it runs continuously twenty-four hours a day, depicts characters surveyed remotely, their actions followed, scrutinised and abandoned as they unfold over a sprawl of a desert town. With no clear markers of beginning or end, the work can be encountered multiple times; each meeting a discreet moment of engagement with its disordered storyline.
19.00 – An introduction to ‘Fresh Hell’ by The Happy Hypocrite founder Maria Fusco, and by issue 8 guest editor Sophia Al-Maria, followed by a talk with Mika Minio-Paluello of Platform London on art, oil and power and how oil-sponsored galleries like Tate can break with business as usual and our colonial legacy. PLATFORMLONDON.ORG
20.00 – ‘Vital Plastics’, a reading from The Happy Hypocrite – Fresh Hell by the writer Alex Borkowski.
On 27th January The Happy Hypocrite – Fresh Hell, Issue 8, and a new limited edition print by Sophia Al-Maria will be available at a special price.
The Happy Hypocrite, founded by Maria Fusco, is published by Book Works annually with a new guest editor. Designed by A Practice for Everyday Life.
RSVP via Eventbrite here
Saturday 6th June 2015
HOUSEWIVES: surly monochrome slowly ascending into a maelstrom of rage and density, an intensity both political, psychological and illogical. Here’s a video for their song Almost Anything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=werG8DL-T_w
ADAM BOHMAN & TOM SCOTT: Adam plays the stuff we ignore, toast racks, clothes pegs, styrofoam, upholstery springs, you name it; Tom plays reeds, sampler etc. and the music duets/duels around the sonic subconscious of the everyday. here’s a clip of Adam solo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKvCxaixheY
CHARLES HAYWARD (begin anywhere): songs at the piano, a sequence of betrayal, paranoia, subterfuge and privilege, as well as a series of sound events and This Heat & Camberwell Now songs in stark, minimal arrangements. here’s 3 songs: https://soundcloud.com/charles-hayward-1/sets/trademark-ground
TOM MOODY: bassist with FIRST eschews loudness for acoustic guitar and songs that disintegrate and haemorrhage language left right and centre.
8 – 11pm
Bring your own
11th – 13th March 2015
We’re back from our travels in Eastern Africa and have more news. Our cookbook is now available for pre-order on Amazon. It’s exciting to see it up there!
We are also happy to announce that we will be hosting three days of dinners, at Lewisham Arthouse, during the second week of March.
Tickets are £34 per person and advance purchase is essential. Please do reserve a place in good time to avoid disappointment, as tickets tend to sell quickly. Food is served banquet style, and the menu will be revealed in full on the day of the event. As always, we welcome vegetarians and most dietary requirements (but please let us know in advance). The evenings begin at 7pm.
For more information or to see menus and pictures from our past evenings visit thegroundnut.co.uk. If you have any further questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Folayemi, Jacob and Duval