Lisson Gallery

Watch now: Pedro Reyes, 'Disarm' performance

20 December 2018

From the 6,700 destroyed firearms and decommissioned weapons he received from the Mexican Secretary of Defence, Pedro Reyes created various groups of instruments designed to be played live, from flutes to string and percussion instruments. Following a performance in 2013, Reyes again collaborated with producer and musician, John Coxon (Spring Heel Jack, Spiritualized, About Group, Treader) to compose a new composition to be played with these re-purposed weapons.

Pedro Reyes, Disarm, 2018
Performance produced by John Coxon
Oli Burslem
Rupert Clervaux
John Coxon
Steve Noble
Ashley Wales
Performed on 18 October 2018 at The Conduit, London
Performance sponsored by EMDASH and organised by Wedel Art
Film by Laura Bushell
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