All Mysteries, Explained
Saturday 1st July 2017, 8pm – 11pm
Part of Art Night London
Sadly due to unforeseen circumstances All Mysteries, Explained
will be postponed until later this summer, date to be confirmed.
Sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.
London Fields Park
ANDOR, 161 Mare Street, E8 3RH
All Mysteries, Explained is a new performance by artist Holly Slingsby, taking the form of a miracle play in three acts. The artwork treats the continuous transformation of East London as an allegory for spiritual transcendence and fecundity. Commencing in London Fields, the performance will proceed through the park and culminate at The Advisory, with sacramental acts, eucharistic consumption and liturgical proclamations along the way.
Meet 8pm in London Fields Park – behind Pub in the Park.
Performance begins at 9pm Celebrations continue at The Advisory until 2am
All Mysteries, Explained is featured as part of Art Night. A free annual contemporary arts festival that transforms London for one unforgettable night, presenting acclaimed international art in unusual locations across the city.
Holly Slingsby works across performance, objects and video. She reinvents depictions of holy figures to examine their impact on contemporary culture. Her pieces often take the form of staged miracles or ceremonies.
Slingsby has had solo exhibitions and performances at Bòlit, Centre d’Art Contemporani, Girona, Spain; Tintype, London; and DKUK, London. In 2016 she was commissioned by Kunst Vardo (Norway and UK) and Fermynwoods Contemporary Art (UK). She has exhibited at galleries including Matt’s Gallery, London; Pump House Gallery, London; Spike Island, Bristol; Modern Art Oxford; the Freud Museum; Art Licks Weekend, London; the ICA, London; and the Barbican, London.