Iain Sinclair – Whitechapel Gallery
18th September, 2017
purge.xxx is a Liberated Film banner producing cassettes, condoms and pirate DVDs. Liberated Film challenges conventional definitions of film to include readings, music, discussion and expanded image. In its first official ‘day out’, purge.xxx presents The Last London, a cross-media explosion of counter-cultural creativity.
Featuring a rare appearance from writer Michael Moorcock in conversation with Iain Sinclair, who will launch his latest novel, The Last London; a post-cinema intervention by filmmaker Chris Petit; the debut UK performance of the Frans Zwartjes Sound System (the experimental film-music trio of Mukai / Kilcoyne / Schtinter); Stanley Schtinter’s endless bardo on artist and writer Brion Gysin; a screen of first-kisses by Samira Elagoz; 16mm invocations Cilaos and La Bouche by Camilo Restrepo; the ‘hysterical episodes’ of filmmaker Susu Laroche (Chaos Rule Us); readings by Adelle Stripe, author of Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile, and Iphgenia Baal, author of Merced Es Benz.
All artists are present for this event and free protective sleeves are available for ticket holders.