Touring: Industrialising Intimacy with Elaine Mitchener

Saturday 14th May 2016
Rich Mix, London
Produced by: 
Sound and Music

Sound and Music presents: INDUSTRIALISING INTIMACY

 A moving, immersive, intimate music theatre experience. 

Industrialising Intimacy is the brainchild of established vocal artist Elaine Mitchener in collaboration with award-winning choreographer Dam Van Huynh, pioneer of computer music - composer George Lewis and renowned sound artist, writer and musician David Toop.

Industrialising Intimacy is the fruit of this unique collaboration, using vocal improvisation, movement and sound to create an original work of contemporary music theatre. Wavering between observer and partaker, the audience is invited to share Mitchener's exploration of the many facets of intimacy. The performer investigates the loss of privacy in our society versus the strength of true intimacy in the search for one's centeredness.

Vocal artist Elaine Mitchener’s unique approach draws you into a world which promises to intrigue and bemuse the listener. At home in jazz, gospel, free improvisation, experimental and contemporary dance/new music, she has worked with many of the best known names in contemporary music and arts, a diverse range from Irvine Arditti, Heiner Goebbels to director Deborah Warner, Goldie and Christian Marclay. 

 “Mitchener is a genre-crossing virtuoso.” Financial Times

Supported by Sound and Music and using public funding by Arts Council England
With further support from OCM and Centre 151

Original idea, interpretation and vocal improvisation by Elaine Mitchener
Direction and choreography by Dam Van Huynh
Original music composed by David Toop, George Lewis and Elaine Mitchener
Lighting by Antony Hateley

Industrialising Intimacy Trailer (WP Earsthetic Festival, Brighton Dome 29.11.15) from Elaine Mitchener on Vimeo.

Upcoming Dates 

Sat 14th May, 7.30pm

Rich Mix – London

Ticket information here>>

020 7613 7498


Thursday 9 June, 7.30pm

The Old Fire Station – Oxford, UK

Ticket information here>>

Part of Oxford Contemporary Music Season 


Previous Dates

Sun 29 November 2015, 7.30pm - Premiere Brighton Dome - Brighton

Thur 3 December 2015, 7.30pm Bluecoat - Liverpool

Thur 18 February 2016, 7.30pm Canterbury Christ Church University

The Industrialising Intimacy tour is produced by Sound and Music and supported by Oxford Contemporary Music

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