Venue: Metal at Edge Hill Station
Times: 13:00 - 20:30
Thursday 24th September
We are delighted to present September’s Future Network Shorts!
Future Network Shorts is a brand new monthly programme, that showcases 6 artists from a range of different artforms and practices. Each artists will host a 15 minute sharing of their work online across our social media platforms, so make sure you’re following Metal Culture UK on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to avoid missing out. More information about the programme can be found here
1PM: PRYLE BEHRMAN
A livestream performance thinking about… Everything is upside down. We all agree. Don’t we? But what should we change? And what should we change first? Must we choose? And why does so little seem to change?
Pryle Behrman is an artist, curator and academic whose practice explores the overlaps between art, place and temporality, which is also the topic of his current research for a PhD by Published Work at University of Westminster. Over recent years, Pryle has annually curated the Screening Room programme for London Art Fair and been a selection panel member for London Art Fair’s Art Projects section, as well as writing for several art magazines and journals. Pryle is Senior Lecturer in Art and the Environment at Writtle University College.
2PM: SORRELL KERRISON
Otherhood Mixtapes – Instagram Live
Researching the M/other through Art and Creativity. ‘Otherhood Mixtapes’ explores the widening gap between womxn who choose to have children and those who do not (and the many factors inbetween) in an effort to better represent our procreative choices through art. Join Sorrell on Instagram live find out more about her research, the development of this project and how you can get involved in the future.
Sorrell is a multi-disciplinary artist, working predominantly with hand embroidered textiles, sound and film. Sorrell grew up in a small Welsh valley and has travelled all over whilst playing in various DIY bands. She currently resides in Liverpool and recharges her creative juices by going for walks with her trusty companion dog Pipe and her one year old baby Freddie.
3PM: ROSS SUTHERLAND
For this sharing, Ross Sutherland with be in conversation with actor and comedian Angus Dunican about the development of The Golden House podcast. The Golden House podcast is part drama, part game, listeners must solve puzzles in order to discover hidden chapters of the story. Ross and Angus will be discussing the possibilities of podcasting as a storytelling medium.
Click here for The Golden House Podcast
Ross Sutherland is a writer/ performer from Edinburgh. His screenwriting work includes the TV special Missing Episode (BBC2) and the animated series Devil in Fancy Dress (Channel 4). His 2015 documentary Stand By For Tape Back Up won the Grand Jury Prize for Experimental Film at BAFICI. Since 2014, Ross has produced the anthology fiction podcast, Imaginary Advice (2018 British Podcast Award, Best Fiction). Podcast Trailer.
6PM: MALIKA SPEAKS
Join Malika on Instagram live where she will be sharing some of her poetry and talking a little bit about her journey as a poet including, how she found her voice with poetry and how she uses it as a tool for positive societal change
Malika is a Spoken Word artist who was crowned Peterborough’s Poet Laureate 2019-2021. She is driven by purpose and justice. Writing poetry from a very young age she found a love for spoken word which she uses to inspire and deliver messages around morality, reflectivity, self-empowerment and mental health. She has performed and appeared on TV, radio shows and at events in London, Luton and Peterborough, including, BBC Look East, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, inspire FM, and Salaam Radio!
7PM: AZARA MEGHIE
Just Another Day and Night – Extract – Instagram Live
An extract of her debut show Just Another Day and Night – Exploring the events in a day, and over the course of one night, Azara struggles to shrug off questions about race, gender, sexuality and just dance! Using a canvas of sound which incorporates live drums, we journey in and out of a rhythmical dialogue between riveting poetry and breakdance.
Azara is a multi-disciplinary artist that likes to express her views through live art and film using poetry, breakdancing and theatre. Through these different art forms, Azara shares personal politics on sexuality, gender, racism, classism and homophobia. Azara aims to identify the struggles faced in trying to maintain individuality, but also highlighting the cultural limitations, beliefs and society’s stereotypes that Azara does not adhere to
8PM: THE COACH HOUSE
Pls Don’t Fire Me – Instagram Live
As part of the Metal Remote Residencies, The Coach House decided to use the given space and resources to kickstart the research phase of their upcoming musical BAME! Join them to learn more about the process they followed, the external (and worse, internal) challenges they had to overcome, and how they ended up turning their bedroom into a Late Night TV show setting – let’s find out together if they got cancelled or not!
The Coach House is not a pub, but it is an artist collective that produces theatre and performance for the price of a pint. It was formed by RJ and Carlos Marfil-Lloyd, who after living and working in different parts of the world, found their home in Liverpool, where they have been making work for 8 years between them.