Fierce Festival 2019 / Birmingham, UK / 15 – 20 October

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Sandra Johnston (Newcastle-upon-Tyne)

Here-to-Here, Notwithstanding

Wednesday 16 October 2019Thursday 17 October 2019

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60 minutes

Free

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Sandra Johnston, Here-to-Here, Notwithstanding

Johnston’s performances are experiential in nature, based on improvisational processes that explore physical states of responsiveness formed in relation to the actualities of specific situations and the moment of making. Actions are assembled using mainly found objects, each informing decision making through memory and haptic perception. The performances are intended as propositions, whereby the audience observes the emergence of latent relationships between the materials and gestures, offered as ‘provisional behaviours’ and existing as mutable encounters to be realised only within moments of close connection between artist and audience.

Fierce Says

Sandra’s performances are often quiet and contemplative, but as a performer she brings an intensity to them that makes them hard to walk away from. Sandra has had a huge influence on a younger generation of performance art practitioners, some who you’ll see elsewhere in the programme.

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Wednesday 16 October 2019

7.00pm

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Thursday 17 October 2019

7.00pm

Arch 21