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THE ONLY THING THAT KEEPS US FROM FLYING OFF IS THE FORCE OF GRAVITY

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live performance at 'Dinner with Daisy' night, Jamboree, London.

performed by Roswitha Gerlitz and Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos



PICPOET'S SUICIDE


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a simultaneously actual and virtual event where the previous load of 400+ picpoems were deleted from the instagram account and films of participants partaking of the 'suicide' were uploaded instantaneously on Instagram and kept online for only 24 hrs. The profile remained online with no picpoems under the name picpoet-is-not-here.
facilitated by Jessica Worden to a soundscape by Nathan Moore
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SPATIAL JUSTICE, the Book Launch
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book presentations: Anne Bottomley, Lindsay Bremner, Peter Fitzpatrick
performance readings of the text:
Ruby Colley, Roswitha Gerlitz, Maeve McPhillips, Yannika Nanni, Anish Popli, Anastazyia Tataryn, James Wilkie & the Westminster students
curated by picpoet



MY CORRIDORS WILL REMAIN: Imaginaria of Spatial Justice
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a workshop curated by picpoet at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre which is perpetually at a state of imminent demolition. the workshop is part of the People's Bureau activities for the University of the Arts' Research Biennale. The workshop consisted of a reading of the six Elephanta Stories, specially written by picpoet for the event, and a guided tour of the centre that combined historical facts, remembered stories of the participants, and imaginary facts.



THE LAWSCAPE AT PIAZZA SAN MARCO

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a workshop led by picpoet as part of the 16th Venice Biennale of Architecture 2016 and the Biennale Dance, on pushing the limits of the legal/appropriate behaviour in the heavily regulated space of San Marco Square in Venice. 



UNEARTHING at the Tate: SPATIAL JUSTICE

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a full day at Tate Modern and Tate Exchange, curated by peoplesbureau.co.uk, consisting of workshops, choreography, clay scuplting and picpoetry, based on picpoet's theoretical work on Spatial Justice.



CROWD CONTROL/AREBYTE GALLERY

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a month-long festival of activities at Hackney Wick and the arebyte Gallery, involving digital media, game design, data collection and so on, based on ideas of the Lawscape, and how to escape it. With Julius Colwyn, Heather Barnett and others.



PICPOET TAKES OVER INHOTIM

a day-long picpoetry workshop at Brazil's art institute Inhotim, where picpoet took over the instagram account of the museum and posted a series of picpoems inspired by the art and the gardens of the museum.

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ESCAPING THE LAWSCAPE / 58th VENICE ART BIENNALE

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an action/game on the various levels of the lawscape, building on the Arebyte action but adapting it to the Giardini of the Venice Art Biennale for the preopening 8th and 9th of May 2019. Part of the Dallas Pavilion 2019




TOUCHED BY THE GHOST / THE ROYAL CAST COLLECTION COPENHAGEN

a performance at The Royal Cast Collection, Copenhagen, curated by Justine Grønbaek-Pors, where picpoet performed a text on ghosts as personal, structural and societal traumas, exploring the colonial and slave trade practices of the building where the Danish Royal Cast collection is housed.

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TRACING THE STEPS OF ARTISTIC/ACADEMIC RESEARCH, WITH BREATHING PAUSES/ THE ROYAL SWEDISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC


a performance lecture at The Royal Swedish Academy of Music, the Sound Environment Centre and the Inter Arts Center Malmö, organised by Sanne Krogh Groth and Henrik Frisk, where picpoet performed a lecture on the supposed differences between artistic and academic research through the use of paper sculpture and sound.

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FUCKING LAW: A PERFORMANCE READING


a performance reading from Victoria Brooks' Fucking Law: The Search for Her Sexual Ethics, London: Zero Press, 2019. The performance took place at Resistance Gallery London on February 2020.

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