Hurray! The cover is off and we can unveil to you our first event of the year. Annexe has been invited to be part of an exhibition exploring the various practices of independent and alternative publishers.
The exhibition is being curated by the magnificent Ladies of the Press* and, alongside ourselves, will include work from Very Small Kitchen and Pigeon Magazine.
Over the last month of so, we have been meeting to discuss our practices, create some collaborative texts and generally unravel just what it is that we’re all doing. Working with the Ladies of the Press* is always a dynamic experience and this has been no different. Our text-based norms have been taken to performative and art-based avenues that they weren’t so familiar with. But as with any journey, they have come out with a wealth of knowledge from the other side.
Over this week we shall be letting slip more about the show, but for now you can have a read of the press release for the show.
The great thing about scratch performances is that if you see a great show, you might also be lucky enough to have it come round again as a full show. I’m sincerely hoping that this will be the case for the works in Riot Acts, the latest offering from publisher and live literature pioneers, Penned in the Margins.
Riot Acts started as an open call to artists to create pieces in response to the August Riots and the return was magnificent. 30 performers of all kinds came back with proposals and of these, four were chosen to be developed in conjunction with Penned in the Margins and Richmix. Continue reading
Posted in Event, Interview, Poetry, Prose, Review, Theatre
Tagged acts, art, birdy, circus kinetica, greg mclaren, hurly burly, icarus, luke wright, ottava rima, review, richmix, riot, sophie woolley, stk international airport, Tom Chivers
The Wapping Project Bookshop
by Pauline Stobbs
Recently, we journeyed to the east to find out more about The Wapping Project. Read all about Charlie Chaplin, industrial art spaces and a bookshop in a greenhouse after the jump. Written by, recent addition to the Annexe team, Pauline Stobbs.
Posted in Art, Event, Film, Review
Tagged art, bookshop, chaplin, deepak verma, exhibition, film, goodness gracious me, gujarat, london, wapping, wapping project