Art Night 2019 to include collaboration between Cory Arcangel and Hampus Lindwall
18 June 2019Details have been announced of the Curated Programme at Art Night London 2019, London’s largest contemporary art festival, which will take place on the evening of Saturday 22 June. 12 commissions by internationally renowned artists will be presented throughout the night in locations around the Mayor of London’s first ever London Borough of Culture, Waltham Forest, and in King’s Cross. This edition of the festival, curated by Helen Nisbet, will explore the distinct cultural identity and architecture of Waltham Forest through a series of new commissions around its public spaces including Walthamstow Market, Town Hall, Library and High Street. The artists involved have been invited to consider ideas around Hope, Love and The Future, and how communities might care for and support one another amidst political and cultural uncertainty.
From 7pm to 1am at St Mary’s Church, Walthamstow, now an established music venue, Cory Arcangel and organist Hampus Lindwall will present a collaborative project, They told me there would be tea. As well as premiering their own new music and sound works, Arcangel and Lindwall have invited a group of musicians, composers and visual artists to create new music in response to - and to be performed on - the organ of St Mary’s Church Walthamstow. They told me there would be tea will include compositions by Haroon Mirza, Ellen Arkbro, Pierre Bismuth, Kara-Lis Coverdale, Tom Crawford, Haley Fohr aka Circuit des Yeux, Hanne Lippard and Charlemagne Palestine.
Image: St Mary's Church, Walthamstow. Photo by Cathy Buckmaster.