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Thursday Scratch Nights

Performance: of a final account in formation


Performance: of a final account in formation

Thursday 11 September / 7pm / Free


Since 2012, Scott Mason has been sonically documenting exhibitions in public galleries and artist-run spaces. These recordings form a unique document of the relationship between architecture and objects. Taking these recordings as objects themselves, the recordings are mixed, layered and conflated, facilitating the potential of exhibitions to become objects that can be curated, and exploring our engagement with the exhibition context.

This event consists of various elements that act in relation to each other over the course of the month.



Video Space 

1 – 30 September 2014

Presented in the Video Space, a special hour-long pre-recorded DJ mix containing over 25+ recordings from around the country. Also present will be copies of the accompanying book that can act in conjunction with the mix. The mix will change throughout the exhibition period as new recordings are undertaken.


Listen to the MK Gallery extended mix. 



Guest Mix

Listen to a special guest mix by artist Viktor Timofeev.




Thursday 11 September / 7 pm / Free


A special DJ set performed within an empty MK Gallery, recorded live by this is tomorrow. Listen here


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To accompany the installation and performance, eleven fictional responses to the sonic documentation have been commissioned from the following artists, writers, and curators:


  • V. Allen
  • Harry Burke
  • Ami Clarke
  • Chris Fite-Wassilak
  • John Hill
  • Elizabeth Holdsworth
  • Chris Kraus
  • Marti Manen
  • Rasmus Nilausen
  • Lisa Radon
  • Holly Stevenson.

    The book is available in the MK Gallery shop.



    Arts Council England


    September 2014


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