Performance: Young In Hong Echoes

Image Credit: Young In Hong Echoes (2017) Courtesy Venice Agendas 2017. Photograph by Chelsey Browne

Spike Island

01179292266
admin@spikeisland.org.uk
http://www.spikeisland.org.uk/events/performances/performance-young-in-hong/

Saturday 09 December 2017
12:30-5pm
Opening Hours: 12-5pm
Admission Fee: Free, no booking required
http://www.spikeisland.org.uk/events/performances/performance-young-in-hong/

Performances every 30 mins past the hour

In Echoes, a number of musicians and performers respond to a soundtrack created by artist Young In Hong; a compilation of political statements by public figures ranging from Donald Trump to Michael Moore, with sound recordings of political demonstrations taken at various locations around the world. As the musicians improvise live musical responses to the soundtrack through headphones, the work becomes a one person protest, raising ideas of equality and difference through individual expression.

Echoes was commissioned by Venice Agendas 2017. The project launched at the Venice Biennale in May 2017 and continued to run in Margate and Folkestone before meeting the audience at Spike Island in December 2017.

Young In Hong

Young In Hong is based in Bristol since 2017. Hong’s work embraces performance, textiles, installations and collaboration is important part of her practice. Hong has been shown at international venues including Block Universe (2017), Grand Palais, Paris (2016) ICA London (2015), Gwangju Biennale (2014) and Plateau Museum, Seoul (2014)

 

Back to events

Other Events

Japanese Woodblock Printing Workshop

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell St, Honiton EX14 1LX

Friday 29 June 2018

Jubilee Pool: Then, Now, To Come

The Exchange, Princes Street, Penzance, TR18 2NL

Saturday 04 August 2018 – Saturday 29 September 2018

Colourscape

The Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney Street, Bath BA2 4DB

Monday 20 August 2018 – Wednesday 29 August 2018

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

Supported by: