Hong, Y (2017) Echoes. In: Venice Agendas 2017: The Contract, Campo Santa Margherita, Venice, Italy (and touring), 10 -12 May 2017.

Item Type: Performance
Creators: Hong, Y
Abstract: Echoes is relay of one person’s protest, realised through individual performances testifying to the idea of equality through individually different ways of expression. The project becomes a collection of performances by anonymous participants conducting their individual performances in public places. The entire process of organising/realising the performance relies on web communication in order to build trust within a group and to express a resistance towards hierarchical legitimacy that support discrimination. All the performers listen to the original soundtrack made by the artist and produce/improvise their own performance according to this. The soundtrack is not exposed to the audience, but it functions as an invisible conductor.
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Date: 10 May 2017
Funders: Arts Council England
Event Location: Campo Santa Margherita, Venice, Italy (and touring)
Additional Locations: DACS, London, UK (4 - 26 May 2017); Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK (17 June); Eleto Chocolate Cafe, Folkestone, UK (23 September); Spike Island, Bristol, UK (9 December)

Echoes is a performance first commissioned by Venice Agendas 2017. Echoes took place at four venues of the Venice Biennale 2017 (public space) and also at a separate exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol.

Mark Segal and Terry Smith were the curators of Venice Agendas responsible for the Venice, London, Margate and Folkestone exhibitions. Carmen Julia was the curator at Spike Island who invited this project to also be shown in Bristol.

Performance schedule:

4-26 May 2017, LONDON
10-12 May 2017 VENICE
17 June 2017, MARGATE
23 September 2017, FOLKESTONE
9 December 2017, BRISTOL

Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
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Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2018 16:34
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2023 13:38
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