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The Informals II: Exhibition at Brighton Festival

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Lighthouse Arts

28 Kensington Street

Brighton

BN1 4AJ

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Lighthouse presents The Informals II by artists Polina Medvedeva and Andreas Kühne

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Artists Polina Medvedeva and Andreas Kühne present an interactive exhibition exploring music subcultures of Brighton, zeroing in on non-conformity and defiance of standard lifestyles in our digital age. Read more about the project here: https://lighthouse.org.uk/events/informals-2

Booking slots & Covid safety:

Slots to view the exhibition are 30 minutes, limited to 4 people, and with 10 minutes cleaning in between screenings. You will be required to wear a face covering and observe social distancing of two metres. The Lighthouse building meets all Covid Secure requirements, all procedures have been assessed by an external Health & Safety advisor.

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Parental Guidance - explicit language and triggering content may be used in this exhibition.

Access information:

The Lighthouse building is wheelchair accessible. The exhibition is located in the Digital Lounge at Lighthouse. The Digital Lounge is located on the Lower Ground Floor and is accessed via stairs or a lift. There is a maximum of two wheelchairs allowed in the Digital Lounge at any give time. The lift holds a maximum weight of 300kg. More information on accessibility in the Lighthouse venue is here: https://lighthouse.org.uk/concessions-accessibility

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:

Andreas Kühne

Andreas Kühne (1988, the Netherlands) is an improviser, sound artist, and drummer. His art practice involves creating audiovisual works and field improvisations by revealing the musical qualities of on-site inert objects with live electronic setups for real-time generation and manipulation.

He is a Master of Music graduate from the ArtEZ University of Arts, and the founder and curator of the interdisciplinary concert series RAMSES/ MPRO in Amsterdam.

Recent performances include; A4 cultural space, Bratislava; Lofoten International Art Festival, Solvaer; Sonic Acts Festival, Amsterdam; Inversia Festival, Murmansk; Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam; Overkill Festival, Enschede; State of Fashion Exhibition, Arnhem; Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam.

Polina Medvedeva

Polina Medvedeva is a Russian-Dutch (documentary) filmmaker and artist based in Amsterdam. Her work researches the notion of informality, focusing on informal economies and non-conformist communal structures, their principles influencing the aesthetics of her videos.

Medvedeva’s works have been exhibited at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels; Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem; Rotterdam City Theatre; Art Brussels; Centre of Fine Arts Groningen; De Nieuwe Vide gallery, Haarlem and screened during IDFA Docs for Sale and on VPRO among others.

The Informals II is a new commission by Lighthouse and Brighton Festival, with support from Re-Imagine Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, and Mondrian Fund. The Informals was originally commissioned by Sonic Acts and Inverse Festival, Murmansk.

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