Noise of Art @ National Portrait Gallery and Momo
Friday 10 December, 2010
Starting at the National Portrait Gallery with an AV feast from 6pm -10pm and moving onto Momo for a club knees-up until 4am.
The night features everything from house to opera, beatboxing to ragas and romantic to robotic.
Music takes over the entire National Portrait Gallery as leading creative producers from PRS for Music’s New Music Plus Award create audio-visual works inspired by and reflecting the building and its portraits.
DJs Ashley Beedle, Ben Osborne and Lady Hot Tangerine, Rupert The Brewer and friends spin dance music of all forms in the Main Hall.
Composer Phillip Neil Martin presents an exploration of voice in the Regency galleries.
Beatboxer Jason Singh creates a sonic response to The Anti-Slavery Convention painting with vocalists Bex Mather and Ranjana Ghatak and poet Avaes Mohammed
Maija Handover installs The Vanishing Walls work in the Tudor galleries using found sounds from historic houses
Pianists Will Dutta and Stuart Davies play Chopin and Liszt in the 17th Century galleries
Outside-in installation created by Ben Osborne, Your Mum and Strap-On – projects the exterior of the Gallery inside and images from inside out.
Inspired by nearby China Town, Overlap explore imagery and music with shifting portraits of Chinese silent movie star Anna Mae Wong
Mark Scott Wood marches his silent political protest past portraits of statesmen in the Victorian galleries.
The Gallery will close at 10pm when the party continues until 4am with Ashley Beedle and Ben Osborne and Lady Hot Tangerine playing around the corner at Momo, Hedden Street, W1.
And it’s all Free entry!
For guest list to Momo email: firstname.lastname@example.org
More to be announced…