Longplayer Day 2017 is a 12-hour peripatetic cross-disciplinary festival celebrating the recently announced partnership between Goldsmiths and Longplayer by Jem Finer.
The Longplayer Trust and Goldsmiths, University of London, invite you to the inaugural Longplayer Day, on Wednesday 21 June, from noon until midnight.
Events take place across London locations: beginning at Goldsmiths (New Cross) and concluding with celebrations at Trinity Buoy Wharf (Poplar).
12-14.10 | Goldsmiths Great Hall | SE14 6NW
Michael Morris – Introduction
Michael Morris is Co-Director of Artangel and a member of the Longplayer Trust.
Cathy Haynes – Inaugural Lecture
Cathy Haynes is a curator, artist and writer who was previously Curator for Art on the Underground.
John Tilbury – ‘Palais De Mari’ by Morton Feldman
John Tilbury is regarded as one of the foremost interpreters of Morton Feldman’s music and has been a member of both AMM and the Scratch Orchestra.
Áine O’Dwyer – ‘Piano Transplant No. 1, the permanently prepared piano’ composed by Annea Lockwood
Áine O’Dwyer’s performance on Lockwood’s Piano Transplant No.1, the permanently prepared piano is the first since the work was created in the 1960s.
Siswå Sukrå are a Javanese gamelan group based at the Royal Festival Hall. The group is tutored by Pete Smith, one of the UK’s leading gamelan musicians and teachers.
Follow LongPlayer for events following the Great Hall
All events are free to access. The day is peripatetic: the audience move from one location to another, choosing their agenda for the day from the time-specific events, free to join proceedings when they choose. Large print information will be available at each location and each event is wheelchair accessible.
There are various venues stretching from Goldsmiths to Trinity Buoy Wharf. The event starts promptly at midday on 21 June at the Great Hall of Goldsmiths, University of London (New Cross), before moving on to Res and News of the World (Deptford) and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music (Greenwich). Performances will happen in parks, bandstands and on the Thames shoreline along the route to the end destination of Trinity Buoy Wharf (Poplar) at sunset.
Dates & times
|21 Jun 2017||12:00pm - 2:15pm|
If you are attending an event and need the College to help with any mobility requirements you may have, please contact the event organiser in advance to ensure we can accommodate your needs.