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Louise Gray

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Ryoji Ikeda: superposition, Barbican Theatre

It’s not often that a performance’s technological properties leaves you simply slack-jawed. Robert Wilson’s very long Swedish-language version of Strindberg’s A Dream Play did – at the same venue,...


Hearing Voices: Jocelyn Pook

“I am always fascinated by how much is in a voice, by their textures and qualities,” says composer Jocelyn Pook. “They’re like aural photographs of a person and you recognise them instantly.” We are...


Cage Rattling, King's Place

In 1991, the Basque performance artist Esther Ferrar wrote a letter to modern music’s inventive genius, John Cage, on the future of anarchism. Ferrar’s letter – written in the year before Cage died...


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So much drama and emotion - an exhibition that pulses with life