Exhibition

Sabotage

From: 24th February 2020 10:00 am

To: 28th February 2020 10:00 am

LCB Depot

LCB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RE, UK

A live interactive audio-visual collage that will blend fragments of sound and footage taken from International 24 hour news channels.

Twitter

Hashtag

About

Sabotage is a live interactive audio-visual collage that will blend fragments of sound and footage taken from International 24 hour news channels.

By splicing together snippets of scrolling texts from channels and audio. The work created during the residence is to be edited daily that will be presented on multiple screens over the week.

A live performance will take place on the 28th February as part of the Last Friday event at Lightbox, LCB Depot.

This is to emphasise how the news channels have moved towards sensationalism, entertainment and opinion, and away from traditional values of verification, relevance, depth and quality of interpretation.

The fear of these values will be replaced by a ‘journalism of assertion’ which de-emphasizes whether a claim is valid and encourages putting a claim into the arena of public discussion as quickly as possible.

“Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.”(Marshall McLuhan)

Website

https://www.jassingh.org/

More Events

Workshop
It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist – Sleaford – CANCELLED
3rd April 2020 – 3rd April 2020
CVAN EM, Lincolnshire
Exhibition
Annabelle McCourt: Electric Fence
8th February 2020 – 10th May 2020
The Collection & Usher Gallery, Leicestershire
Workshop
Free Make it Yours Workshops: Constrain Your Restraints
17th April 2020 – 17th April 2020
National Justice Museum, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
Exhibition Opening / The Good Life
21st February 2020 – 4th April 2020
Modern Painters, New Decorators, Leicestershire