Darren Hayman, Jo Neary & Murray Macauley
with the Henningham Family Press
+ The Chip Shop, Universettee Lectures, Sister Corita The Screenprinting Nun short film screening,
The Great Cake Escape & more tbc
Stoke Newington International Airport | £8 | 6pm
Printmaking, music, film and art combine in your friendly local airport turned ‘prints hamlet’ to celebrate minor British institutions of all shapes and sizes. This get-your-hands-dirty interactive showground plays host to performance, play, refreshment, a little learning and lots of creative fun. An after-hours model-village opening for the grown-ups.
Like Dogville but happy.
The collaborate with three very different artists to take a sideways look at British life through that great article of social comment: the poster. As well as performing in their own unique styles, musician comedian , and master printer will each performance-publish a brand new poster on the night.
Around these special performances, the streets of a transformed venue will be lined with interactions and diversions to get involved with. Use special maps to navigate from the village pub to the allotment, cinema, bookshop and back again. Take part in the quiz and games; try printing, stampmaking, knitting and book-craft. Use your special issue ration book at the and the store. There will be a choice of mini-talks put on at the the invitational mobile armchair lecture series on cult topics: a flexible syllabus that reflects those taking part, expect anything from Zizek, through Liberian history to Roots Manuva. We present a screening of a short documentary about inspirational artist and educator Corita Kent who used printing to comfort and empower during the social upheavals of the 60s and 70s. There will be an accompanying short cookery-class style lecture and recreation of a print by Murray Macauley.
—Financial Times on Darren Hayman
Keep Printing and Carry On