Art Out Of Revolution Night

Art Out Of Revolution Night
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A 1917 centenary night out to celebrate the art of revolution with film, music ,comedy, poetry and literature.

Opening with a film version of the Russia's Red Year graphic novel account of October '17 featuring the art of Tim Sanders and the voice of Michael Rosen. The first half of the show includes specially commissioned music and poetry inspired by the theme of 'shaking the world' by Calum Baird and Eleanor Penny. Writer and critic Richard Seymour in a special talk asks whether the spirit of revolution today is dead, alive or kicking? Followed by a roundtable discuss the design, art and literature of 1917 with Owen Hatherley author Landscapes of Communism joining Eldina Begic, creator of the Comradettes fashion label, Pete Ayrton editor Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917 and Hugh Tisdale co-founder of Philosophy Football.

The second half opens with the hit Brighton and Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Des Kapital. A 45-minute history of 1917 and after told via the songs of Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Robbie Williams and others. Yes really, audience singalongs included! Rosy Carrick performs an entirely original interpretation of Mayakovsky's Lenin. We fill the dancefloor with Liz Wheatley's DJ set ' Funk the Revolution' and to headline the night, performing a set inspired by the music of Shostakovich, The Trans-Siberian March Band.

Philosophy Football 1917 centenary plates collection, T-shirts, 1917 badge, special offer books available throughout the night.

Saturday 21st October, doors open 6pm, show begins 7pm. At Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA.

Group discounts for 5, five tickets for the price of four, and 10, ten tickets for the price of seven.

Presented by Philosophy Football, in association with the RMT trade union, supported by Brigadista Ale and R2, the Rock n Reel Magazine.  


Product Code: 1500


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