CABARET KULTURA

With V-A-C Live

  • VAC Cabaret Kultura
  • Engineering Theatre AKHE, Polychrome, 2014, photo: Vladimir Telegin

    Engineering Theatre AKHE, Polychrome, 2014, photo: Vladimir Telegin

  • Sergey Sapozhnikov Image courtesy the artist

    Sergey Sapozhnikov, Image courtesy the artist

  • Alexandra Galkina, Photo credit: Svetlana Shuvaeva, Courtesy of the artist.

    Alexandra Galkina, Photo credit: Svetlana Shuvaeva, Courtesy of the artist.

  • Alevtina Kakhidze, News of Future, 2015, Photo credit: Ksenia Kolesnikova Courtesy of Moscow Biennale, MHKA.

    Alevtina Kakhidze, News of Future, 2015, Photo credit: Ksenia Kolesnikova, Courtesy of Moscow Biennale, MHKA.

  • Sasha Pirogova, Agon (still), 2016, Courtesy of the artist

    Sasha Pirogova, Agon (still), 2016, Courtesy of  the artist

Past Event

Performance
CABARET KULTURA with V-A-C Live

15 – 17 September 2016, 8pm

Three evenings celebrating the vibrant and subversive potential of live cabaret performance.

CABARET KULTURA with V-A-C Live is a series of experimental events inspired by the avant-garde theatre of early-twentieth century Russia. Performances take place in Gallery 2, which is transformed by Russian artist Sergey Sapozhnikov’s unique stage design.

Performers include electronic musician Alexander Selivanov, theatre collective Engineering Theatre AKHE and artists Evgeny AntufievDusty LimitsAlexandra Galkina, Alevtina Kakhidze, Alexander Kislov and Sasha Pirogova.

Events are introduced with a work by singer Joanna Dudley, long-term collaborator of the artist William Kentridge. Conceived by the duo, and titled A Guided Tour of the Exhibition: For Soprano with Handbag, the work sits alongside the major Whitechapel Gallery exhibition William Kentridge: Thick Time (21 September 2016 – 15 January 2017).

Tickets

£18/£15 concs. including a free drink courtesy of ZIMA Russian Street Food and Bar
Cabaret-style seating (non-reserved).

Sat 17 Sep, 8pm

Special guests:
Sergey Sapozhnikov with Alexander Selivanov & Alexander Kislov
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Timings

8:30pm – Joanna Dudley and William Kentridge stage A Guided Tour of the Exhibition: For Soprano with Handbag.

9pm – Sasha Pirogova‘s choreographic intervention.

9.15pm – Sergey Sapozhnikov with Alexander Kislov and Alexander Selivanov combine experimental sound and choreography through their music landscapes.

9.45pm – Alevtina Kakhidze acts as a compère of art-world insider knowledge, whispering rumours and stories with the audience to create Feast in Shot Stories.

10pm – Alexandra Galkina performs as avatar-masked DJ Galqueena, exploring a hundred years of artists’ music through the lens of avant-garde pioneers shown on screen.

Performances introduced by artist Dusty Limits.

Fri 16 Sep, 8pm

Special guest:
Evgeny Antufiev
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Timings

8:30pm – Joanna Dudley and William Kentridge stage A Guided Tour of the Exhibition: For Soprano with Handbag.

9pm – Sasha Pirogova‘s choreographic intervention.

9.15pm – Evgeny Antufiev creates an absurdist and humorous lottery game featuring his objects-as- gifts in a playfully dark performance Dead Nation: Bingo Version.

9.45pm – Alevtina Kakhidze acts as a compère of art-world insider knowledge, whispering rumours and stories with the audience to create Feast in Shot Stories.

10pm – Alexandra Galkina performs as avatar-masked DJ Galqueena, exploring a hundred years of artists’ music through the lens of avant-garde pioneers shown on screen.

Performances introduced by artist Dusty Limits.

Thu 15 Sep, 8pm

Special guest:
Engineering Theatre AKHE

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Timings

8:30pm – Joanna Dudley and William Kentridge stage A Guided Tour of the Exhibition: For Soprano with Handbag.

9pm – Sasha Pirogova‘s choreographic intervention.

9.15pm – Engineering Theatre AKHE present their ground-breaking scenic and immersive performance DEMOKRATIYA II.

9.45pm – Alevtina Kakhidze acts as a compère of art-world insider knowledge, whispering rumours and stories with the audience to create Feast in Shot Stories.

10pm – Alexandra Galkina performs as avatar-masked DJ Galqueena, exploring a hundred years of artists’ music through the lens of avant-garde pioneers shown on screen.

Performances introduced by artist Dusty Limits.

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