CRYSTALLINE CHRYSALIS CRISIS
Artist and musician Fritz Welch presents CRYSTALLINE CHRYSALIS CRISIS in Summerhall’s Machine Shop – a bunker-like area in the former veterinary school, housing its defunct metal-lathe, responding to the space’s architectural and interior features. Utilising the privately-owned art centre’s inherited and personal furniture in-conjunction with sculptural installation, which includes wall drawings, videos and sound works, Welch will attempt to make the metal-lathe disappear under a greenish haze of scepticism.
CRYSTALLINE CHRYSALIS CRISIS is a redux of Welch and producer Holly Knox Yeoman’s previous work together – CRACK SQUAD OF SITU (University of Glasgow – History of Art Department, Aug 2017). Their situs, combine installation and one-off performances, influenced and in retaliation to the restriction and policing of thoughts, feelings and space. CRYSTALLINE CHRYSALIS CRISIS looks to the inbuilt programming of ideological and organic revival and its dichotomous characteristics – brutally nostalgic to the point of urging destruction or transformative to the point of instilling release.
Project Producer: Holly Knox Yeoman
TUES 26 JUNE 2018, 19:00-22:00
A DANK HANGOUT FOR U.F.O ENTHUSIASTS
Fritz Welch with STASIS, Tina Krekels,
Adam Campbell, Daniel Padden, Malcy Duff
On Tues 26 June 2018, Welch presents with an extensive ensemble, the performance A DANK HANGOUT FOR U.F.O ENTHUSIASTS, exploring long-form improvisation. Over a period of three hours, performers will occupy the installation and other architectural locations within Summerhall.
Free but ticketed via Eventbrite. Reserve your ticket here.