Join us for a special curated tour of some of the highlights of the festival along with specially programmed performances and refreshments.
Sistema Scotland and Tinderbox – a performance 5:30pm – 6:30pm
St. Peter’s Free Church, St. Peter’s Street, DD1 4JJ
Revolutionary youth orchestra Tinderbox collaborate with the incredible Sistema Scotland Big Noise Douglas Project – a charity that aims to transform the lives of children through music and strengthen disadvantaged communities. Taking inspiration from video games music, Tinderbox and Big Noise Douglas will improvise a new collaborative score. They will also be treating us to musical performances from their individual repertoires.
“Flesh and Finitude”, closing night 6.30pm – 7.30pm
GENERATORprojects, Unit 25-26 Mid Wynd Industrial Estate, DD1 4JG
The exhibition, “Flesh and Finitude”, has borrowed its title from Cary Wolfe’s book, What is Posthumanism (2010). It explores the boundaries of human life and body. What is the end of the human and where does something else begin?
Spirit Molecule I, 7.30pm – 8.30pm
LifeSpace Science Art Research Gallery, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Old Hawkhill, DD1 5EH
Co-commissioned with LifeSpace Science Art Research Gallery, this exhibition considers the protocols for propagation of genetically modified plants as memorials. The speculative design project fuses biotechnology with botany, and employs University collections and research to re-tell stories of scientific discovery and genetic inheritance.
Down the Rabbit Hole and Lifespans: Forever and Ever 9:00pm – 10:00pm
Wellgate Shopping Centre, Level 2 & 3, DD1 2DB. Entrance on Victoria Street
AL and AL invite us to jump down the rabbit hole and explore the mind-bending reality of spacetime in a site-specific installation next to Dundee’s most loved clock.
NEoN’s group exhibition curated by Weave by Abertay brings together works of gaming and design, alongside other hybrid creations that reflect on the endlessness and expansive nature of our digital lives.
Image Credit: NEoN 2017, by Kathryn Rattray Photography