Events

Panel discussion and gallery reception
Sound & the archive

Mon 26 September, 6:30pm

Rivington Place

London, UK

Free event, booking essential


Part of the Black Chronicles Archive Laboratory on display at Autograph ABP, this event marks the preview of The African Choir 1891 Re-Imagined, a new sound/image installation by composers Philip Miller and Thuthuka Sibisi.

This roundtable discussion will explore the artistic and curatorial challenges when re-articulating historical material using sound and the archive, and introduce the story of The African Choir, whose portraits will be on display in the gallery. 

Participants include: Philip Miller, Thuthuka Sibisi (via Skype) in conversation with Professor Tamar Garb and Renée Mussai, Curator and Head of Archive at Autograph ABP. Invited guest speakers to be confirmed.

The panel will be followed by a gallery drinks reception in the presence of composer Philip Miller - please join us for a glass of wine.

Presented by Autograph ABP in partnership with UCL’s Institute of Advanced Studies and the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Art.

Part of The Missing Chapter programme, supported by Heritage Lottery Fund. Developed in association with the Hulton Archive, a division of Getty Images.

The African Choir 1891 Re-Imagined is realised with support from the South African Department of Arts and Culture, and Mr Jonathan Levy.

Additional Info

Venue
Autograph ABP
Rivington Place
London EC2A 3BA

The entrance is on the side of the building

We are located in the heart of Shoreditch, a short walk from Old Street, Liverpool Street and Shoreditch High Street stations.
Buses: 26, 43, 48, 55, 67, 149, 205, 242 and 271

Accessibility
Rivington Place is fully accessible, with a lift and step free access to all areas of the building.
Please phone ahead to book a disabled parking bay, or if you would like to discuss your access needs: 020 7749 1240.

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