Booking is now open for Robert Whitman's major new performance Side Effects, commissioned as part of Arts Catalyst's season - 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering Revisited 1966/2016.
On Friday 7 October 2016, exactly fifty years after the legendary 9 Evenings: Theater and Engineering, Arts Catalyst revisits this hugely influential art event with a new performance commission by Robert Whitman. Whitman, a participating artist in the original 9 Evenings and co-founder of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T) who produced it, presents Side Effects. This spectacular evening of performance will mix pre-recorded and live-streamed moving image from across the city, animated by a live performance unfolding over eight acts in the ex-industrial space of The Crossing, Kings Cross. An accompanying exhibition, talks and events programme will be held at Arts Catalyst Centre for Art, Science & Technology and other venues across the city, developed in collaboration with Afterall and students from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London and Goldsmiths, University of London.
This programme is supported by Arts Council England, Cockayne – Grants for the Arts, The London Community Foundation, PACE, Afterall, Central Saint Martins, UAL, King’s Cross and Goldsmiths, University of London.
Tickets are available via EventBrite, booking is essential £10 students, £15 for standard.
Date: Friday 7 October 2016, doors at 7pm, performance starts at 7.30pm
Venue: The Crossing, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA