ACTIVITY

The Informals II

DATE

22.05.2021

13.06.2021

Partner

Lighthouse

Location

Brighton (UK)

Artist(s)

Polina Medvedeva and Andreas Kühne

Link

Website

The Informals II is an improvised documentary experience: an exhibition and performance by artists Polina Medvedeva and Andreas Kühne, in collaboration with emerging talent from Brighton’s music subcultures

ABOUT THE INFORMALS II EXHIBITION
Date: 22 May – 13 June 2021
Open: Wed-Sun, 11 AM – 6 PM
Venue: Lighthouse
Tickets: FREE, booking is essential

Inspired by the artists’ interest in improvisation, non-conformity and ways of living in the digital age, The Informals II explores the lives and stories of Brighton’s youths. In a time when the political climate is not representative of them, they use their (music) culture to challenge stigmas and stereotypes and to reclaim public spaces.

The installation will bring together audiovisual documentary footage collected by the artists in Brighton. Moving images, text, and dialogue interlace, calling upon the audience to interact with, and create new narratives and meanings.

ABOUT THE INFORMALS II PERFORMANCE
Date: tbc

For one night, Polina and Andreas will collaborate with local artist Phonetic, Bobbie Johnson, Ollie Hutchinson and Marshall Mandiangu to deliver a live-scored, live-edited documentary, showcasing Brighton’s extraordinary, creative, engaged, visionary youth culture.

Addressing the idea of single narrative truth, the improvised performance will sketch an inclusive and collective portrait of a generation of digital narratives.