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David Roberts Art Foundation announces A special evening of performances

David Roberts Art Foundation presents A special evening of performances by Florence Peake, Michael Dean, Juliette Blightman and Rodney Graham on Thursday 17 October 2013 at 7–10pm.

The exhibition mutates for the gallery to become a set, a fiction for unique events to happen in the entire building. We start at 7:30pm with Swell the thickening surface of, a new movement work by Florence Peake comprising of two duets and a solo performed with Gaby Agis, Amaara Raheem, Nikki Tomlinson and Rosalie Walfrid. It is followed by a performance by Michael Dean at 8pm, and by Juliette Blightman at 8:30pm. Rodney Graham ends the evening at 9pm with Softcore – More Solo Guitar Music for the Sex Scene, Zabriskie Point. The performances are played for the first time in London.

Free admission. Doors open at 7pm: please arrive early, as space may be limited. Please note: the exhibition Orpheus Twice will not be on view during this evening.

Orpheus Twice
20 September 2013–14 December 2013

An exhibition curated by Vincent Honoré, with Juliette Blightman, Marcel Broodthaers, Jason Dodge, Félix González-Torres, Rodney Graham, David Maljkovic, Bruce McLean, Katrina Palmer, John Stezaker, Danh Vo.

Borrowing its title from a work by Félix González-Torres, Orpheus Twice considers the relationship between artworks and their often fragmented, forgotten, or remote origins and sources. The exhibition explores the particular moment when an absence or a loss turns into an image, in all its multiple meanings. And when an image turns into an absence. Who is Orpheus?

David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF) is an independent, non-profit foundation founded by collector David Roberts in 2007 and curated by Vincent Honoré. The David Roberts Art Foundation Limited is a registered charity in England and Wales (No. 1119738) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (No. 6051439) at 4th Floor Adam House, 1 Fitzroy Square London, W1T 5HE. It is proudly supported by the Edinburgh House Estates group of companies.