We co-hosted an event with Pluto Press – Music, Curationism and the End of the Avant-Garde – at Brilliant Corners on 2nd May 2015. Audio is now available to stream via NTS Radio on their Mixcloud
The event marked the launch of David Balzer’s excellent new book, Curationism. The other participants were: Frances Morgan, deputy editor of The Wire; artist, writer and academic Salomé Voegelin; and music critic and musicologist Adam Harper.[mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/NTSRadio/music-curationism-the-end-of-the-avant-garde-2nd-may-2015/ width=660 height=208 hide_cover=1 hide_tracklist=1]
Huge thanks to Brilliant Corners for hosting the event, Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura + NTS Radio for recording and making the audio available, and also to Artists and Engineers, Ben Lyford, Jake Williams, Jose Ortega and Dan Griffis for last minute loans of mics, mixers etc and tech support that allowed us to record the talk at short notice after the enormous response to the Facebook event!