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YOUR LIFE DURING WW3

by Marcel Darienzo

Saturday, 9 December 2017, midday until 8pm

30 and 31 March – CLOSED

This performance is FREE, no booking required.

YOUR LIFE DURING WW3 by Marcel Darienzo is a durational 4 hours piece performed twice throughout the day, comprising of live action, dance, sound, video and text-based works as an installation in the gallery.

With a single performer, YOUR LIFE DURING WW3 is a monologue, borrowing voices from various characters and situations from Hamlet to rooftop bar sunset parties, from relaxation techniques to post-capitalist theories and collapsism. Through these so-called "simulations", the piece destabilises the idea of a central thread, and eventually the central figure, and instead highlights the infrastructure around it, and perhaps most importantly the role of the audience in the situation. "THE I’ HAVE BEEN KILLED, THERE IS ONLY ‘THE YOU’ LEFT BITCH."

Event Schedule

3.00 – 4.10pm, Screening Programme 
FREE, ALL WELCOME
Héloïse Delègue, Beverley Gadsden, Varvara Shavrova, Marios Stamatis, Joseph Steele, Emily Willey, Johanne Wort

4.30 – 6.40pm, Guest Contributors
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4.30 – 5.00pm, Ellen Kenyon Peers, 'Ana Key is Imagining Utopian Futures: Can art be used as a tool for change in contemporary politics?’
5 – 5.30pm, Emily Rosamond, 'Distortions'
5.30 – 6pm, Simone Rowat,' Forensic Aesthetics'
6.00 – 6.10pm, Guest Film Screening, Joey Holder, ‘Adcredo’ (2018)
6.10 – 6.40pm, Q&A 


7 – 9pm, Private View
FREE, ALL WELCOME
8 – 8.10pm, Performance, Paul Gaudet, 'A Glimpse Inside (Introducing Darren Reeves)', Performed by Darren Reeves (2018)
Exhibiting Artists, Héloïse Delègue, Beverley Gadsden, Paul Gaudet, Samantha Greer, Parinot Kunakornwong, Norman Mine, Denis Mortell, Miriam Naeh, Serkan Sarier, Varvara Shavrova, Marios Stamatis, Joseph Steele, Emily Willey, Johanne Wort


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Conspiracy of the Real: Artistic Perspectives in a Post-Truth Climate was developed by:
Paul Chapellier, Héloïse Delègue, Saskia Fischer, Beverley Gadsden, Paul Gaudet, Samantha Greer, Parinot Kunakornwong, James Low, Norman Mine, Denis Mortell, Miriam Naeh, Phillip Reeves, Serkan Sarier, Varvara Shavrova, Marios Stamatis, Joseph Steele, Emily Willey, Johanne Wort. Project supervision by: Kate Pickering and Sam Plagerson. Special thanks to Michael Newman and Borbála Soós. Produced in collaboration with Tenderpixel and the MFA Fine Art programme at Goldsmiths College. 

Marcel Darienzo (b 1991, São Paulo, Brazil) lives between London and São Paulo. He graduated from MFA Fine Art course at Goldsmiths College, London in 2017, and completed his BA in Fine Arts at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP), São Paulo, Brazil in 2014.

Thinking through the infrastructures conditioning the body in the contemporary, he explores the intersections between the visual arts, theatre, dance, performance, video and music. What he calls simulation encompasses a set of interventions in the exhibition space. He produces works that 'are ideological containers to be moved and forged by the viewer’s own values, ideas and imagination'. Recent appearances in London include Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde, Assembly Point; In Formation, ICA; MFA Degree Show, Goldsmiths College; PROMO DEMO TRAILER TEASER, Enclave Lab and Ten Days Six Nights, Tate Modern.

We are grateful for the support of: