Here are some snaps from the opening of my latest art show ‘It’s Alive’.
Pictures by James Lange . jameslangephotography.com
I’m hosting a stage at this year’s wonderful Alfresco festival. Ive sewn together some Cosmic thumpers to celebrate.
You can get tickets here….
I’m very happy to have been asked to stage a new exhibition of my artwork at the Book Club in London. The show runs from April 26th until July 8th. This is the event page link.
and register for tickets here for the opening night.
There will be various cultural and musical events during the exhibitions run.
So far confirmed are: an event with author of ‘ The Virtuous Cyborg’ Chris Bateman on the 8th May and an evening with respected music writer Joe Mugford (The Guardian, Dazed & Confused, FACT, Mixmag, Boiler Room) called ‘Future Selves: How is Technology Changing Who I Am?’ in July.
More to follow!
This is a little bit more about the show.
Continuing his exploration of various philosophical themes, his latest exhibition challenges the concept of the machine mind and our human desire for escapism through debatable notions of transcendence. It explores what it is to be human, what it is to be a conscious being and to what extent everything is ‘alive’
“We can outsource parcels of our consciousness into books, music, inventions or devices. These objects live on even after our biological frames have long decayed. We may not be identical to these objects, but nor are these objects the dead things we might think either. They are the receptacles of our wishes our desires and our beliefs. We imbue them with character, give them names, take their council, even worship them”
The works are rendered using a variety of techniques including pencil drawings, digital, oil
painting and photography. Some pieces incorporate all these techniques in a process that
leads from the simple to the complex, reflecting the pluralism and variety found in the
natural world, where an atom can be studied on its own, but can only be truly understood
as part of the whole.
The April edition of the Temple of Wonders is now up on Mixcloud. Hope you dig it x
1. The Web – Watcha Kelele
2. Altin Gün – Cemalin
3. Elektro Hafiz – Belki Son Kez (Komadub Dubmix)
4. Bawrut – Ghettoscar
5. Proyecto A – A Saturno
6. Pro Arte – StariDvorac
7. El Rego et ses Commandos – Se Na Min
8. Improvisando – Fruko y sus Tesos
9. Jakob Skott – Eastman Oyster
10. Trinity – Song of the midnight hour
11. Max Romeo – Give Thanks
12. Todo Todo – Autogas
13. Edmony Krater – An ba jouk
14. Hany Mehanna – Farha
15. Valérie Besson & Cyril Yeterian – La Chanson
16. Tremeloes – Instant Whip
17. Banda De 7 Leguas – Dia De Chuva
18. Skatalites – Herb Man Dub
19. Pablo Gad – Sad Mistake
20. Steve Linnegar’s Snakeshed – I Will cry
21. Ramesh – Sharm-E Boos-E
22. Olta Karawane – I’m a Cliché edit Service 89
23. Prince Kongo – The Jungle
24. Sameer Gupta – Tyagaraja Dreams in Brooklyn
25. The Funkees – Akpankoro
26. Ferris Wheel – Can’t stop Now
27. Angelo Noce Santoro – Odessa
28. Boeing Duveen And The Beautiful Soup – Jabberwock
29. Cymbeline – Stolta Vingar 1.45
30. Delroy Wilson – Rascal Man
31. Bernard Estardy – Cha Tatch Ka
32. Clara Mondshine – Memorymetropolis
33. Batteaux – Tell Her she’s Lovely
The March edition of the Temple of Wonders is now up on Mixcloud. Hope you dig it.
I have some fancy new press pictures courtesy of the excellent Jake Davis at Hungry Visuals. (Please credit Jake if you use any of them, cheers.x )
I had a chat with Ibiza voice about art, music and the chaos of creation.
Have a listen to twelve and a bit minutes of electrical trippery.
My Remix for Mother of Mars is now streaming.
I had a chat with Sentire Articoli about all manner of things.
Article is in Italian.
The February edition of the Temple of Wonders is now up on Mixcloud. Hope you dig it. x
1. Georg Deuter – Pearls
2. Nico Gomez and his Afro Percussion inc – Lupita
3. Sula Bassana – Perry Rhodan
4. Mien – Black Habit
5. Fathili and the Yahoos – Mabala part 1
6. Monsieur X – Ou qué di moin
7. Super Elacados – Tambourine party
8. Antibalas – Gold Rush
9. Anne clark – sleeper in metropolis
10. Gwenno – 02 Tir Ha Mor
11. Dambala – Zimbabwe
12. Sylford Walker – Chant down Babylon.
13. Elektro Dschungel – Liebe Gabi
14. The Orange Bicycle – Last cloud Home
15. Tavynho Bonfa and Claudio Cartier – Aí É Que Tá
16. 10LeC6 – Bone Bame (Superpitcher remix)
17. Pletnev – Mamauntano
18. Wild Fire – The Dealer
19. The Ventures – Fuzzy and Wild
20. Pan Ron & Korn Phnao – Pnhaeu Samnieng
21. The Gladiators – Bellyfull
22. Derrick Harriot – Blacker Black
23. Shopping – The Hype
24. The Comrades – Bullwalk
25. Oumou Kouyaté – Gorobinè
26. Kala – Pearl
27. Commandant Cadet & Les Pythons De La Fournaise – Ileou Lot
28. Alex – Derulé
29. John Foxx and The Maths – Transworld Travelogue
30. The Wailers – Eastern Memphis
31. Alan Price – Sell Sell
32. The Forum Quorum – Girl make up your mind
33. Oscar Brown Junior – Mr Kicks
34. Camarão – Os Camarões
35. Sinn Sisamouth – Dourng Netra
36. Yasuaki Shimizu – Suntory
37. Barrett Strong – Ain’t no love in the heart of the City