AMRA is an audiovisual collaboration between IMRAN PERRETTA and artist and musician PAUL PURGAS (Emptyset, We Can Elude Control). Their live performance incorporate electronic sound and analogue media, addressing South Asian identity, diasporic echoes and archival disruption.
AMRA + TADLEEH + ABBAS ZAHIDI⤬
A rarely-used warehouse zone in the Spike Island complex is the setting for a revelatory night of pan-global electronics, AV installations and spoken word presented in connection with artist Imran Perretta's solo exhibition and film commission in the main gallery space.
Tadleeh is the nascent project of Indian-born, Milan-based musician Hazina Francia (formerly Petit Singe (Haunter Records/NTS Radio)). Her club-heavy, brooding debut release ‘Ego Will Collapse’ was released in summer 2019 on Berlin’s Yegorka label. It invokes states of chaos, disorder and unreason, drawing on the artist’s varied cultural heritage.
Abbas Zahedi is a London-based artist. His practice is instinctively dialogic, collaborative and socially-aware. It is from this position that he seeks to express a multiplicity of notions, whilst still maintaining a potential for taking art seriously; as a field of individuation, playfulness and otherness; an arena of research and possibilities that avoids the analytic and categorical biases, which are traditionally used to make humans and ideas ‘scientific’ and thus intelligible by markets, machines and machine-like logics.
Presented in partnership with Spike Island
Friday 29 November 2019
133 Cumberland Road
Bristol BS1 6UX
Time(s)8pm - 12am