Chocolate Monk’s celebration of experimental sound and art reaches its seventh edition
After a lengthy hiatus, Colour Out Of Space, the experimental music and arts festival run by Dylan Nyoukis and Karen Constance of Chocolate Monk with Michael Sippings, returns to Brighton this autumn. The festival, whose sixth edition took place in 2013, will be taking place from 18-20 November. Performances will be centered on the Sallis Benney Theatre at University of Brighton, with events off site all over the weekend.
Once again Colour Out Of Space touches on improvisation, noise, sound poetry and all points in between, with a line-up that includes spectralist pioneers Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram, a trio of Steve Beresford, Tania Chen and Stewart Lee, violinists and composers Angharad Davies and Lina Lapelyte, writer and performance artist Claire Potter, musician and Wire contributor Matt Krefting, Australian sound collagist Matthew P Hopkins, and many more.
Longrunning Swedish arts organisation Fylkingen will present a night of Swedish sounds on Saturday 19 November, with artists including Wol, Anne Pajunen, Kent Tankred, Johannes Bergmark, Daniel Rozenhall & Sten Backman, Johanna Rosenqvist, and Marja-leena Sillanpää, with a film programme by Micke Prey. The weekend is also set to feature talks and panel discussions with hosts including The Wire’s Derek Walmsley and WFMU’s Fabio, among all the usual film and art programmes.
Colour Out Of Space will take place 18-20 November in Brighton, and for more information and new additions to the line-up you can check their website.