Saturday, 11 June 2011

Gifts of the Spirit in Manchester

2 Gyrlz Performative Arts, in collaboration with Glorious Trauma and the Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies, is proud to present the Northern debut of “Gifts of the Spirit: Automatic Writing”

A performance installation conceived, scored and directed by Ron Athey with automatic composition and music performance by Othon Mataragas. They will be accompanied by 16 automatic writers, a piano, 6 typists, 4 editors, 1 reader, and a glossolalia chorus. The performance will take place in the historic Whitworth Hall on the University of Manchester campus on Monday June 27th at 7:00pm. 

For directions and campus map, please visit Admission is free, but as space is limited, you must reserve a ticket through accessing:

This event is presented in conjunction with:

The Queer Theory of the Avant-Garde
Organised by the Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies

27th and 28th June 2011
Kanaris Lecture Theatre, Manchester Museum

Registration for the conference: £15 (including refreshments)
email Joanna.Pawlik@manchester.a to register.

Gifts of the Spirit was originally devised during an AiR Project Residency at Queen Mary, University of London