FREE - Saturday 3rd June (Doors 7pm, Performance 7.30-9pm) - Register via here.
Performed by Samuel Vriezen
"One of the definitive modern NYC guitar works" (Byron Coley, The Wire 231).
Coinciding with his solo exhibition at Nottingham gallery TG, Remko Scha's The Machines will make their first UK performance since playing at the ICA in 1983. The Machines consist of mechanical devices that play suspended electric guitars via lengths of rope. A composer controls the intensity of the machines which in turn affects the sound & rhythm. Since Scha's death in 2015, The Machines are currently operated by Dutch composer and musician Samuel Vriezen.
This performance forms part of Object Performance, a series of commissions presented by TG & Primary, combining residency and exhibition formats, alongside new performances. TG's contribution to this programme also includes performances by Jan Vorisek and Andrea Neumann & Anna Susanna Woof.
All photographs & video taken by Reece Straw, courtesy Remko Scha & TG, Nottingham.