Performance

States of Matter


Performance lecture given at the Centre for Practice Based Research in the Arts, Canterbury Christ Church University.


15 June  2015.

Teke Heart (Beating of the Heart)


Reading of Dada sound poem by Else von Freytag-Loringhoven at Nerve Scales - part of the Free Range series of multimedia and sound performances.


Mrs Jones’ Kitchen, Canterbury.  

6 November 2014.


Adventures in Synchronisation presents Public Information Night


An evening of public information films hosted by Andy Birtwistle, Ben Rowley and guests, with live narration, sound effects and musical realisation.


Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury.  

7 February 2014.

Dada 3


A night of Dada cinema and poetry with live musical realisation by Sam Bailey (piano) and poetry performed by Andy Birtwistle, Sam Flastic Hughes, Tim Long and Lemon Otter.



The King’s School, Canterbury.

27 January 2014.




The Art of Criticism


Performance lecture given at Lecture Night - A Free Range event,  Vegbox Cafe, Canterbury.

31 October  2013.

Dada 2


Canterbury Eye & Ear present another night of Dada cinema and poetry, including films by Hans Richter, Viking Eggeling and Man Ray with live musical realisation by Sam Bailey (piano) and Robert Stillman (saxophone), and poetry performed by Andy Birtwistle, Sam Flastic Hughes, Tim Long and Lemon Otter. Curated by Andy Birtwistle.


A Free Range / Canterbury Eye and Ear event. Vegbox Cafe, Canterbury.

21 March 2013.



Gadji Beri Bimba / Totenklage


Performance of two Dada sound poems by Hugo Ball at ‘A Glaring Mistake’: Stella Polare - An Alternative Armistice Evening.


The Horse Hospital, London.  

11 November 2014.



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Public Information Night


A night of public information films hosted by Ben Rowley and Andy Birtwistle. Featuring new work on video plus a selection of short films on hotel safety, telephone books, and other informative subjects.


A Free Range / Canterbury Eye and Ear event. Vegbox Cafe, Canterbury.

25 April 2013.



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The Art of Criticism


Performance lecture given as part of ‘Visual Thinking: Between Sound and Light’ - a series of events in which participants respond to the sound of work shown in the exhibition Film in Space (Dec 2012-Feb 2013).


Camden Arts Centre, London.

15 February 2013.



Dada Cinema and Visual Music Night


A night of visual music, Dada cinema and poetry. Live music realisation by Sam Bailey (piano and prepared piano), Robert Stillman (tenor saxophone). Text and poetry performed by Lemon Otter, Sam Hughes and Andy Birtwistle. Curated by Andy Birtwistle.


A Free Range / Canterbury Eye and Ear event. Vegbox Cafe, Canterbury.

29 March 2012.

The Searchers vs The Seekers


An experiment in chance synchronisation – in which the soundtracks of two TV specials featuring The Seekers are played against the image track of John Ford’s classic western 'The Searchers' - and vice versa.


Presented by Adventures in Synchronisation.


Canterbury Christ Church University.

1 December 2011



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