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Image: George Finlay Ramsay, Book of Regrets: For Kamchatka (2019).  Photo: Philipp Krikunov

George Finlay Ramsay: Volcanoes & Regret

October 27 - November 30, 2019 / London , United Kingdom

https://www.georgefinlayramsay.com/events

SET Alscot Road, Bermondsey, is delighted to present Volcanoes & Regret by the Scottish artist George Finlay Ramsay.

Ramsay makes performances, films, music, collage and poems. His recent work has been shown at Art Basel, Camden Arts Centre, Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia and the Barbican. His background is in theatre and the DIY music scene— he trained at Ecole Jacques Lecoq and plays in multiple music collaborations.

Volcanoes & Regret is the culmination of a three-year project that pivots around the act of burning human regrets in volcanoes. It includes three films, a live sonic installation and a Volvo 240 estate car encased in a volcano proof suit.

Publication

23 Breakfast Psalms & Subsequent Eruptions a risograph pamphlet containing poems and essays by Izabella Scott, Felice Moramarco, Nasim Luczaj, CA Conrad and George Finlay Ramsay.

Events

26 October: First Eruption — an evening of ritual, music, audio visual collage, poetry and southern Italian food featuring CA Conrad, Coby Sey, Rebecca Salvadori, Leah Walker, Nasim Luczaj and George Finlay Ramsay - all creating live work in response to the project.
7pm - midnight
Entry: £7 (£5)

27 November: Last Eruption — an evening of talks and screenings with Prof. David Pyle, Tatiana Degai, Izabella Scott and George Finlay Ramsay. 

Workshops

23 October: Unfold Yr Own Myth — a workshop on creativity and ritual for adults.
25 November: My Neighbour The Volcano — a workshop for school children with Oxford University volcanologist Professor David Pyle.

SET Alscot Road
76-89 Alscot Rd
Bermondsey
London , United Kingdom

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