She is based in LONDON. Focused on alternative methods of engagement and sound’s role in everyday life, her works take on the form of INTERVENTIONS, INSTALLATIONS and PRINTS which aim to highlight forgotten dependencies. Lisa has exhibited and contributed to a wide range of arts events and exhibitions including Folkestone Triennial, Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Cafe Oto, Resonance Fm, Framework Radio, Whitechapel Gallery, Speculum Artium and Whitstable Biennale.
Most recently she created a moving audio performance at the V&A Friday Late, sited on 12 models who moved through the museum.
BUBBLECAM is a playful exploration of online streaming and LIVE FEED possibilities. It is a partnership with Mike and Andie, a couple in Florida who set up the online bubble cam in their garden. It consists of an internet controlled bubble machine that can be activated and watched online. People from around the world visit the website to ‘blow bubbles’.
She partners with mike and Andie to create relays of this CAM, furthering the reach of this online request for bubbles. In each of the relay cams the audience are invited to participate in different ways, so as to explore the human impulse and reaction to this simple idea that has been captivating an online audience for over 10 years. Each relay cam explores what it is to be the live audience, the BUBBLE BLOWERS, the button pushers, those making anonymous demands through the internet and those affected by them.
For ONE OF US, the events guests will become the live audience, to discover how it feels to be watched.
INFLUENCES: Edgar Allan Poe, Billy Wilder, David Lynch, Punchdrunk, Film Noir
EMMA & YATES are the creators of the upcoming ONEOFUS piece AGAINST NATURE. WE caught up with them to examine their influences behind the work.
Against Nature will be a drawing/poem sequence that draws on the grotesque and the monstrous, especially decorative grotesque marginalia. We are interested in how text and image play off one another, and the theatrical possibilities of this. To this end, Emma is writing short pieces of poetry and script, and Yates is drawing. We are going to interweave these so that each person who sees it can piece together their own narrative.
Broadly speaking, our work is interested in the relationship between space, things, people, texts and images. For Against Nature, we have been focusing on the ways in which our relationship with everyday objects offers ways of thinking through the uncanny, a concept in much of our research and making. Drawing on Yates’ research into French eighteenth-century ornament, we have considered matter and affect in decorative schemes, and have considered the relationship between ornament, description, and narrative. This intersection between writing, looking, visualising, and feeling has been integral to our work as a whole. Many of our collaborations deploy text, image, and material as ways of thinking through our research interests.
Emma Stirling is a writer, director, and performer. She graduated from Cambridge University in 2012 and is Artistic Director of Recursion Theatre Company (recursiontheatrecompany.wordpress.com). She recently worked with Katie Mitchell on Women As Artists. She is currently developing a cross-disciplinary practice that explores the intersections between live and video performance. As a poet she is interested in feminist reworkings of the lyric ‘I’, dialogue, and stillness in language.
Yates Norton is a graduate of Cambridge and Harvard Universities. He is currently taking his masters at the Courtauld Institute, London. His artistic practice includes collaborations with poets and artists in London, Cambridge and New York. Recently, he and Emma Stirling have been working on a piece exploring the role of narrative in poetry and image.
NEW ONE OF US EVENT:
HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL.
Frederick and Annabelle Loren invite you to a “HAUNTED HOUSE” party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn £1,000,000.
Guests will enjoy an hour and a half of “ENTERTAINMENT” before being treated to a screening of William Castle’s “House on Haunted Hill” (1959) as well as a curated selection of macabre shorts.
DRESS TO IMPRESS in late fifties early 60s attire.
Do arrive up to 30 minutes early and enjoy a BESPOKE BEVERAGE in our salon.
Performances on the 18th and 19th of April will be in ST MATTHEWS CHURCH on Saint Matthew’s Row, a church dating back to 1743 that sits above 80,000 GRAVES. Having survived FIRE, BOMB damage and a rector who was a contemporary of the notorious KRAY brothers (running the brothels and gambling dens of the area) it was rebuilt in 1961, the design spear headed by architect Anthony Lewis who commissioned young artists to create the distinctive insides.
Address: Saint Matthew’s Row, London E2 6DT
Performances on the 25th and 26th of April will be in room 5.10 in the GOTHIC George Gilbert Scott designed ST PANCRAS CLOCK TOWER CHAMBERS, Euston Road NW1. WATCH for the umbrella’d ones stationed outside the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel.
Address: St Pancras Chambers (by the entrance of St Pancras Renaissance Hotel), Euston Road, London NW1 2AR
Tickets are £20, with a limited sale of early bird tickets for £15.
You can buy tickets for St Matthews Church here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-of-us-house-on-haunted-hill-st-matthews-church-tickets-16231617204
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After years of performing a strange ritual following her sister’s disappearance, Annabelle is close to finally being free…
Bubblecam The evenings event will be live streamed online. Our internet guests will be able to interact with you through the night, blowing bubbles at you from a hidden bubble machine. Think of it as a surreal form of CCTV – one that tells you when your being watched.
‘LEASEHOLDS… FOR LIFE!’
Open day to view the new St Matthews complex of luxury flats. Centrally located with easy access to various amenities and restaurants in ‘trendy’ Shoreditch. A unique opportunity to buy into an exquisite example of 18th century architecture and live in a building with a … COLOURFUL PAST.
Hard-bitten newspaper columnist Ruth Bridges plans to spend her time in the House documenting her experiences – but the House has other ideas…
Thomas Leo Midlane
THE PARISH OF PERIL/PERILOUS PARTY
Mr Dudley Peril invites you to a party – a haunted house party. There will be games, drinks and maybe even a murder…
Rosanna Mallinson, Immercity
The previously unseen women of the house are back to tell their tales.
Zoe Hunter Gordon & India Crawford, Big Spoon
What is monstrosity? Can language be monstrous? This work draws on a history of grotesquerie, decorative programmes which emerged from the marginalia of texts. Spaces of fantasy, and representations of a nature that goes against nature, against the grain. Poetry and images will be interlaced with one another to explore the relationship between word and image in the context of the monstrous and grotesque.
Yates Norton & Emma Stirling
A woman watches from the balcony, her white dress and mournful song drift down to him in wispy tendrils.
Mournful harmonies mingle in the echoing church, as two lovers re-live their ill-fated affair. Pick up your hymn book and turn to song number
Artwork by Emily Tat
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