Complex ways of understanding our complex times. Maths & Poetics. Gesture & Physics. Collectivist Struggle & Desire.
5 days of performances, discussions, screenings and study sessions about how the art and thought of collectivist desires, the complex flow of contemporary maths and the counterintuitive realities of particle physics help us grow the capacity to be one another’s means without end.
With: Jay Bernard | boychild | Mijke van der Drift | Denise Ferreira da Silva | James Goodwin | Stefano Harney | Laura Harris | Nathaniel Mackey | Alexander Moll | Fred Moten | Arjuna Neuman | Nat Raha | Nisha Ramayya | Wu Tsang | Ueinzz | Jackie Wang | Fernando Zalamea
Check the Programme for the full running order and more details about each of the seperate events and the Introduction for the thinking behind the Episode.
There’s a few ways different ways to spend time at the Episode
PROGRAMME: Each evening, there is a programme of larger-scale poetry readings, screenings, performances and discussions that embody or discuss ideas of poetics, gesture, maths and physics.
STUDY SESSIONS: In the afternoons, the Study Sessions are a chance to geek out with people who’ve been thinking about the themes of the Episode for a while.
EXHIBTION: Fred Moten and Wu Tsang have an installation, which puts into action many of the Episode’s core ideas of poetics, touch, entanglement, chance, maths and language.
QUIET SPACE: There’s a Quiet Space, where you can rest, digest and withdraw as needed throughout the days.
We’re operating from the point of view of access intimacy. Access isn’t an individual's need, but a common capacity shared between us all. If there is anything we can do to make attending the Episode easier for you, please let us know and we will try to help.
All the events are Pay What You Can, just turn up on the day. More info on the Book Tickets page.
Our Visitor Info page has info on Real-Time Captioning (STTR), Quiet Space, venue accessibility, how to make general access enquiries or to request BSL interpretation.
Each event listing has more details on access provision specific to each performance.
At the Episode the Arika Desk staff will be able to assist you with any access queries, seating requests or questions about the programme and what the events will be like.
Aye-Aye Books and Category is Books will both have stalls at the Episode with a selection of books responding to the programme.