As part of Art Night 2017, artist Benedict Drew collaborates with a big band on a durational performance with video and live music.
Located in Drew’s Whitechapel Gallery installation The Trickle-Down Syndrome (7 June-10 September 2017), the performance brings together a group of leading experimental musicians to produce exhilarating sounds of increasing intensity throughout the night.
Please note this performance contains strobe lighting.
Benedict Drew (b. 1977, Australia) lives and works in Whitstable and Margate, UK. He holds a BA in Fine Arts from Middlesex University and a MFA from Slade School of Fine Art. He recently had solo-exhibitions at Centre for Contemporary Art (Derry, 2016); Project Number (in collaboration with Nicholas Brooks) (London, 2016); Walker Gallery (Liverpool, 2016) and Art on the Underground (London, 2015) and has participated in numerous group exhibitions, among others at British Art Show 8 (Leeds, Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton, 2015-2016); Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, 2015), Jerwood Space (London, 2015); Baltic 39 (Newcastle, 2014); Adelaide International 2014 (Adelaide, 2014), and Museum of Arts and Design (New York, 2013). He is represented by Matt’s Gallery (London).
Find out more about Art Night 2017, a free contemporary arts festival transforming London’s East End on Saturday 1 July.
In Benedict Drew’s installation The Trickle-Down Syndrome, five connected rooms draw on everything from the stage sets of classic Hollywood to Surrealist worlds. Runs 7 June – 3 September 2017.