Block Universe 2016THE FUTURE PERFECT, London, 2016
Block Universe is an annual festival that brings together a new wave of cutting-edge performance art at the cross-section of contemporary visual art, dance and music in major institutions and unique venues across London.
This year’s festival explores the theme of The Future Perfect , presenting performances that ask how we construct the idea of self in a technologically sophisticated society. Seven new commissions are included in the programme from an exciting selection of up-and-coming and established artists such as Sam Belinfante + Elaine Mitchener, Alexis Blake, Jesse Darling + Raju Rage, Philip Ewe, Lina Hermsdorf, Grace Schwindt and Erica Scourti. Block Universe will also present works by niv Acosta, Mårten Spångberg and Trajal Harrell, newly adapted or showing in London for the first time. Block Universe collaborates with foundations and institutions that share the same visionary ambition to support the new wave in cutting edge artistic practices and performance today.www.blockuniverse.co.uk