Threads* sub_ʇxǝʇ Curatorial Presents: ADATA After the Wall
In 2017 artist Gabriel Birch visited the make-shift radio studio on the Adata Island in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as part of the sub_ʇxǝʇ residency with ADATA AiR. Something at the base of the island ruptured during his stay there, leaking a sinister foreshadowing of shopping malls and concrete car parks. We begin the programme discussing what it might mean to occupy such a space, initially, in 2015 as squatters, now, two years later, as artists.
Including material from Nocturne 14 nights (Athens 2017) - Sound Piece from Second Skin at Caustic Coastal, in collaboration with Dean Brierley on piano. Construction of The Lost Monument, placed on Adata 2018, Gabriel Birch in conversation with Anna Kostreva. Readings from Utopia Deferred Jean Baudrilard and readings from The Last Days of New Paris, China Melville
Listen to more from the ADATA AiR Residency with the European Capital of Culture for 2019, Plovdiv, Bulgaria: here