NW - Cup

NW - Cup

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Based on voice amplification brought to saturation, necessarily implying the use of feedback in sound composition. 

NW - Cup

NW - Cup

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Based on voice amplification brought to saturation, necessarily implying the use of feedback in sound composition. 

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

A performance where the human body in extreme states is monitored and used as a canvas, with the data streams used to generate appropriately intense sound and visual elements. Audience members will also be able to interact, interfere with and control the performance data. 

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

A performance where the human body in extreme states is monitored and used as a canvas, with the data streams used to generate appropriately intense sound and visual elements. Audience members will also be able to interact, interfere with and control the performance data. 

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

A performance where the human body in extreme states is monitored and used as a canvas, with the data streams used to generate appropriately intense sound and visual elements. Audience members will also be able to interact, interfere with and control the performance data. 

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island - Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

A performance where the human body in extreme states is monitored and used as a canvas, with the data streams used to generate appropriately intense sound and visual elements. Audience members will also be able to interact, interfere with and control the performance data. 

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

A performance where the human body in extreme states is monitored and used as a canvas, with the data streams used to generate appropriately intense sound and visual elements. Audience members will also be able to interact, interfere with and control the performance data. 

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jess Rose

A performance where the human body in extreme states is monitored and used as a canvas, with the data streams used to generate appropriately intense sound and visual elements. Audience members will also be able to interact, interfere with and control the performance data. 

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

temp0rary feat. Hellen Burrough - [15507]

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

A performance where the human body in extreme states is monitored and used as a canvas, with the data streams used to generate appropriately intense sound and visual elements. Audience members will also be able to interact, interfere with and control the performance data. 

Jess Rose - Present Text

Jess Rose - Present Text

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

This performative text details the failures of a series of false starts, self-referentially deconstructing the process of proposing a performance/text and suggesting that a return to inefficacious past attempts may produce success.

Laura Rosemary Murphy - Time Revolution

Laura Rosemary Murphy - Time Revolution

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jess Rose

A performance lecture that draws on theories grounded in science, philosophy and sociology, seeking to encourage a re-evaluation of our own human existence by challenging common perceptions of time that are upheld by Western capitalist society.  

Tempting Failure 2013

Tempting Failure 2013

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jess Rose

Leibniz (Ernst Fischer & Helen Spackman) - Correspondence (II)

Leibniz (Ernst Fischer & Helen Spackman) - Correspondence (II)

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

Two letters (or just one) - Different messages (or the same) - One sender and one receiver - (Mis)communication - is being received is for you to decide. 

Leibniz (Ernst Fischer & Helen Spackman) - Correspondence (II)

Leibniz (Ernst Fischer & Helen Spackman) - Correspondence (II)

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

Two letters (or just one) - Different messages (or the same) - One sender and one receiver - (Mis)communication - is being received is for you to decide. 

Juli Watson - Tea & Empathy

Juli Watson - Tea & Empathy

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Juli Watson

An intimate one-to-one act of sharing and consuming. 

SSoCiaL - cicatrix macula (paratus)

SSoCiaL - cicatrix macula (paratus)

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Two women slash & repair hanging bodies, at the whim and fancy of those who watch. 

SSoCiaL - cicatrix macula (paratus)

SSoCiaL - cicatrix macula (paratus)

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Two women slash & repair hanging bodies, at the whim and fancy of those who watch. 

Liam Herne - Naughty Wall

Liam Herne - Naughty Wall

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

He has been naughty so we have made him stand and face the Naughty Wall - Please do not speak to him as we should not encourage his behavior.

Will Slater - Beginnings of a Media Event

Will Slater - Beginnings of a Media Event

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

Alice Kemp - Bambi Scissors (part 2)

Alice Kemp - Bambi Scissors (part 2)

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

Unfolding somewhere between atmosphere, suggestion, implication and states of immersive delicacy. 

 

Phillip Bedwell - Lying Prone

Phillip Bedwell - Lying Prone

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

A deconstruction of his image; displaying his frailties and inner strength.  
To consider his regrets of his past and to wonder of his future. 

 

Phillip Bedwell - Lying Prone

Phillip Bedwell - Lying Prone

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

A deconstruction of his image; displaying his frailties and inner strength.  
To consider his regrets of his past and to wonder of his future. 

 

Phillip Bedwell - Lying Prone

Phillip Bedwell - Lying Prone

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

A deconstruction of his image; displaying his frailties and inner strength.  
To consider his regrets of his past and to wonder of his future. 

 

Tempting Failure 2013

Tempting Failure 2013

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Thomas John Bacon

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Hellen Burrough - Achillia

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Vera Chock - The Happy Artist

Vera Chock - The Happy Artist

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

An improvised performance piece with movement-driven text inspired by you, us, and our new love affair with the entire world. 

Hannah Millest - Run to Run

Hannah Millest - Run to Run

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

Survival of the fittest in the most literal of terms. This playful interactive installation challenges you to see how long you can keep your onscreen companion alive. 

New Noveta - S'kosh ta-ke

New Noveta - S'kosh ta-ke

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

An exploration of the body at work through the process of repetitive ritual, within a frame of noise and a constructed physical structure.  

New Noveta - S'kosh ta-ke

New Noveta - S'kosh ta-ke

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

An exploration of the body at work through the process of repetitive ritual, within a frame of noise and a constructed physical structure.

New Noveta - S'kosh ta-ke

New Noveta - S'kosh ta-ke

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

An exploration of the body at work through the process of repetitive ritual, within a frame of noise and a constructed physical structure.

Andie Macario - GOT MILK?

Andie Macario - GOT MILK?

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

The vivid colours and the glossy aesthetics reminisce toward a Guy Bourdin advert, ready to seduce and hypnotize the viewer.

Allan Taylor - Drowning your sorrows

Allan Taylor - Drowning your sorrows

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

Allan invites you to laugh and forget your troubles while he raises a glass, or two, or three... Until he can't drink anymore. 

Thomas John Bacon - masterclass: Creating a space to fail

Thomas John Bacon - masterclass: Creating a space to fail

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Thomas John Bacon

Thomas John Bacon masterclass: Creating a space to fail

Thomas John Bacon masterclass: Creating a space to fail

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Thomas John Bacon

Thomas Newton - Am I perfect now?

Thomas Newton - Am I perfect now?

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

Thomas Newton - Am I perfect now?

Thomas Newton - Am I perfect now?

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

Sunday Service - Artist Talks

Sunday Service - Artist Talks

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol

Photography: Jemima Yong

Angela Edwards - Surrenders destruction - Acéphale, Part 1 2013

Angela Edwards - Surrenders destruction - Acéphale, Part 1 2013

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Bobby Whittaker

A private / individual form of transgression or interest. 

Angela Edwards - Surrenders destruction - Acéphale, Part 1 2013

Angela Edwards - Surrenders destruction - Acéphale, Part 1 2013

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Yiota Demetriou

A private / individual form of transgression or interest. 

Bioni Samp - Hive Synthesis

Bioni Samp - Hive Synthesis

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

This attempts to create a symbiotic frequency relationship, like those between pollination & nectar exchanges, beekeeper & bees. Taking inspiration from bee frequencies and their increasingly fragile ecology system. 

Kimberley Enemy - Shedding

Kimberley Enemy - Shedding

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

This action attempts to revive the connection between vagina and brain by an act of misplaced faith. 

Kimberley Enemy - Shedding

Kimberley Enemy - Shedding

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly May

This action attempts to revive the connection between vagina and brain by an act of misplaced faith. 

Queenie - Tea with Queenie & Other

Queenie - Tea with Queenie & Other

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Yiota Demetriou

Explores our fears of growing old. Reminisce with Queenie, a grotesque, fantastical matriarch, over a cup of tea and slice of cake.

 

Queenie - Tea with Queenie & Other

Queenie - Tea with Queenie & Other

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Yiota Demetriou

Explores our fears of growing old. Reminisce with Queenie, a grotesque, fantastical matriarch, over a cup of tea and slice of cake.

Becki Griffiths - Done

Becki Griffiths - Done

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Jemima Yong

Looking at what it is to free ones self from their inhibitions and whether one can be reborn a different version of themselves.

Rachel Parry - Blind Breath

Rachel Parry - Blind Breath

Tempting Failure 2013
The Island, Bristol
Photography: Tilly