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Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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April 2018

Oscillate Exhibition

16 April @ 06:00 - 28 April @ 23:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Opening event for Oscillate exhibition featuring live performance by We Will Fail ( http://www.soundcloud.com/wewillfail ), Oscillate memories & memorabilia, newly commissioned poster artworks and launch of the Oscillate Sound Archive.

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THE EYESLICER

19 April @ 12:00 - 22 April @ 22:00
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One event on 20th April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 21st April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 22nd April 2018 at 12:00pm

Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Like a randomly generated YouTube playlist The Eyeslicer takes you on a mild-melting journey meandering from offbeat animation, to vérité documentary, to surreal horror to time travelling cats. What started…

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THE EYESLICER

20 April @ 12:00 - 23 April @ 22:00
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One event on 20th April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 21st April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 22nd April 2018 at 12:00pm

Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Like a randomly generated YouTube playlist The Eyeslicer takes you on a mild-melting journey meandering from offbeat animation, to vérité documentary, to surreal horror to time travelling cats. What started…

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THE EYESLICER

21 April @ 12:00 - 24 April @ 22:00
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One event on 20th April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 21st April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 22nd April 2018 at 12:00pm

Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Like a randomly generated YouTube playlist The Eyeslicer takes you on a mild-melting journey meandering from offbeat animation, to vérité documentary, to surreal horror to time travelling cats. What started…

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O YAMA O

21 April @ 13:00 - 14:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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To coincide with her exhibition at Ikon (21 March - 3 June), artist Rie Nakajima and collaborator Keiko Yamamoto (artist and co-founder of Cafe OTO in London) will be leading…

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MARISKA DE GROOT

21 April @ 18:15 - 18:45
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£6

Artists don’t come much more suited to Optical Sound than Mariska de Groot. Exploring the ways in which visual instruments such as projectors create organic sounds, Mariska’s performances feature various…

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LEAFCUTTER JOHN

21 April @ 19:30 - 20:15
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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LEAFCUTTER JOHN Playing With Light A true innovator, Leafcutter John’s new live show is centred around the use of the Light Interface, a self-built contraption allowing him to perform gesturally…

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PUPPET PARTY

21 April @ 21:30 - 23:30
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£5

Revellers at Flatpacks gone by may remember our themed parties: the clay phalluses at the plasticine party, walls plastered in cut-up National Geographics at the collage party, and plenty of…

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THE EYESLICER

22 April @ 12:00 - 25 April @ 22:00
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One event on 20th April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 21st April 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on 22nd April 2018 at 12:00pm

Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Like a randomly generated YouTube playlist The Eyeslicer takes you on a mild-melting journey meandering from offbeat animation, to vérité documentary, to surreal horror to time travelling cats. What started…

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A CREAK IN TIME

22 April @ 14:30 - 16:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£6

Reminiscent of Charles and Ray Eames’ Powers of Ten (1977), A Creak in Time by Steven McInerney is a meditation on the ever-expanding fractal universe with recurring themes of transformation…

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ORE: INERTIAL FRAME

22 April @ 15:30 - 16:15
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£6

ORE is the doom tuba sound of Sam Underwood, and for this live soundtrack piece he’ll be joined by horn player Beck Baker. Producing a new score to artist Ruth…

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RECODER

22 April @ 18:15 - 18:55
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£6

Birmingham-based collective Sellotape Cinema came into possession of an audio tape recording labelled ‘Hamburger 1982’. Intrigued, they had a listen and discovered a conversation between Genesis P-Orridge (COUM Transmissions, Throbbing…

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AWARDS SCREENING

22 April @ 18:45 - 19:30
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Ever since Jewellery Quarter-based design studio The Dual Works started making our oversized allen key trophies they’ve become ever more sought-after. Competition will be fierce this year even with the…

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UNLIKELY QUIZ

22 April @ 19:30 - 22:30
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£4

For the first time in a while, last year’s festival came to a conclusion without the Unlikely Quiz. We felt this absence like an ache, so we are hugely relieved…

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Post-Paradise (12)

27 April @ 20:00 - 23:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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This month we have Berlin based Maya Shenfeld whose “artistic practices revolve around composition, performance and sound art, as well as writing about music”. Composer-vocalist Eleanor Cully, based in Huddersfield,…

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Oscillate / POLE / HIA

28 April @ 21:30 - 29 April @ 04:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Oscillate Upstairs: POLE (Berlin) Live (https://pole-music.com/) Higher Intelligence Agency ( live/ DJ set) Oscillate Sound System Tikets: https://oscillate-club.eventcube.io Downstairs: Oscillate exhibition

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May 2018

Listenpony #16: Birmingham

7 May @ 19:30 - 22:30
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Listenpony leaves London for the first time! On 7 May our unique concert model makes its debut in Birmingham. Featuring brand new music from Joanna WARD, William MARSEY, Robin RICHARDS,…

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Supersonic presents Matana Roberts & Kelly Jayne Jones

18 May @ 20:00 - 23:30
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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In conjunction with OUTLANDS, Supersonic presents...a very special new collaboration bringing together US mixed-media composer and saxophonist Matana Roberts and UK improviser and flautist Kelly Jayne Jones. The artists will…

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Lost Harbours

19 May @ 20:00 - 23:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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Lost Harbours is the project of singer/songwriter Richard Thompson and regular band members Emma Reed (WeUs / CAAD) and Sabine Moore (Waterflower), plus collaborators Diana Collier (The Owl Service) and…

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Miki Yui

21 May @ 19:00 - 22:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£5

Centrala have the pleasure to present Miki Yui, a Japanese artist and musician based in Duesseldorf Germany. Miki Yui joins us for the end of a UK tour to promote…

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June 2018

GRIMM GRIMM + Daisy Dickinson

15 June @ 19:30 - 20:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£8

GRIMM GRIMM BIO London-based singer-songwriter experimentalist Koichi Yamanoha has been operating under the guise of Grimm Grimm since 2013. The project is an outlet for his fragile, otherworldly forays into…

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July 2018

The Slowest Lift with Noel Meek + Richard Youngs

20 July @ 19:30 - 23:00
Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works
Birmingham, B5 5RT United Kingdom
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£5

THE SLOWEST LIFT Todmorden/Huddersfield wunderkinder of drone/noise/folk dreamscapes Sophie Cooper (also of Tor Invocation Band + Leopard Leg + heaps more) and Julian Bradley (also of Vibracathedral Orchestra) get together…

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