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SOLD OUT Late: Debunk with Libita Clayton, Jeanie Sinclair and Clawson & Ward

Friday 10 November 2017 to Saturday 11 November 2017, 19:00 to 01:00

Join us for an artist-led gathering using sound, performance and moving image, creating space for different narratives to be told.

DEBUNK will bring together a group of artists and practitioners for the first time, creating an experimental evening of performance. Libita Clayton, Jeanie Sinclair and Clawson & Ward will be collaborating with music producer Benjamin One, creating a soundscape made from found archive samples. They will be joined by dancers Ruth Allen, Deanna Roberts, Tilly Webber, and Ben Wisken, working together to loop gestures and create moments of collective chaos.  

The event will create space to debunk the idea that history has a singular narrative told from one voice. It will explore the thick feeling in the air during moments of upheaval and find new languages to navigate our current moment in history. Influenced by club culture, industry and architecture, the auditorium will be glitched with moving images, sculptural interventions, dance and performance. Expect noise. 

Alongside the performance guest DJs Awkward & Steve Redux will be taking over the cafe bar. 

Line up

7-8pm: DJs in the café bar 

8–8.30pm: Live performance

8.30–9.00pm: Interval

9.00–9.30pm: Live performance

9.30pm–1am: DJs in the Café Bar

Artist biographies

Clawson & Ward are an artist duo currently working with low-fi animation and moving image to re-work ideas of authority and manipulation in visual culture. 

Libita Clayton works between sound, performance and diaspora in DIY cultures.

Jeanie Sinclair is a historian working with sound, archives and oral history.

Benjamin One builds and destroys sounds all by himself. He has previous with universal magnetic radio, Tru Thoughts, Ujima 98fm, Diaspora Pavilion, Venice Biennale,  South London Gallery & abf films.

Dancers: Ben WiskenRuth Allen and Deanna Roberts,

DJs: Awkward and Steve Redux


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Arnolfini is accessible for wheelchair users, with disabled toilets on all levels and lift access to all floors. This event will take place on the ground floor. If you have specific access requirements please email and we'll do all we can to facilitate. Companions to disabled customers are entitled to a free ticket.


This event has been programmed to explore and respond to the themes in Grayson Perry's exhibition, creating an experimental space to examine the social and political moment we are living in. 

Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! is initiated and organised by the Serpentine Galleries, London.

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With the support of:

   ACe 200 px

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Media partner:

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November 2017
Thursday 23 November 2017

Galleries 11am-6pm
Bookshop 11am-6pm
Café Bar 9am-10pm
Reading Room 11am-6pm

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