ASYLUM 26 – experiments in sound at the ZUZUSHII ART LABORATORY, 26 White Rock, Hastings TN34 1JY.
THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER, that‘s next Thursday! 7.30, the medication begins. £3 on the door.
Including ZUZUSHIIMONKEY (theremins going ape), Simon And The Pope (as banned by the Vatican), Ted Versicolor (with his magic stick) and all of the above (or to the left) bashing and mashing it out together. If you‘re only even half mad, it‘s right up your alley!
IN KHARMS WAY with the ZUZUSHII ART LABORATORY.
An exploration into the life and works of Russian, absurdist writer Daniil Kharms (1905-1942). Interpretations through sounds, words and visual art.
Angry, frustrated, analytical and satirical, but always in awe of the absurd manifestation we call human society, the works of Daniil Kharms (1905-1942, Russia) bring to the front of our collective consciousness a final, desperate image of the human condition: a well-oiled machine driving insatiably towards the edge of oblivion. Daniil Kharm’s reality is filled with the intricate observations of men and women struggling to grasp the logic of their predicaments. Failed by the tools of reason and the grace of government they find salvation in the absurd. With it’s incisive irony and bitter-sweet satire the absurd has the power to make sense of the last vestiges of humanity, where everything else has failed.
Interestingly enough, it is a way of seeing the world that is at least as relevant today as it was in Soviet-era Russia. In a society obsessed with its own self-importance, Daniil Kharms’s words resonate with ever more insight as we struggle to come to terms with our own delusional predicament. In Kharms Way presents a snapshot of this reality, animated and shot into the present via the eager, intense vocalisation, saxophone playing and puppetry of Ted Milton and Sam Britton’s deconstructed, rewired laptop computer.
ZUZUSHII ART LABORATORY, the long time creative workshop of Fumico Azuma and Tim Can. Found objects and a conscience feed two and three dimensional constructions, illustrations from the box of humanity. Utilitarian, provoking and open to interpretation. Poignant and darkly comical. Various works will be available to view in the main bar and back room gallery space.
ART WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN AGED 8 TO 14. MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE.SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST, 10.30AM TO 1.30PM. £30 PER PERSON INCLUDING MATERIALS.At the ZUZUSHII ART LABORATORY, 26 White Rock, Hastings TN341JY.
More than fifteen years of experience will encourage playful image based experiments. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring any books, photos, magazines etc to maximise the personal touch.
Suitable clothing is advised, as is reserving a place beforehand – email email@example.com to book.
ZUZUSHII ART LABORATORY is fully insured and covered by public liability.
Some of what you can see, but may not see for long. An evolving selection as new work comes up, on till October. Visit the ART GALLERY page for more. Fumico.
The Box exhibition was a big success, well attended and well liked – but now that the boxes have come down, new work is going up. All by Fumico and Tim, a mixed media collection, large and small and it will evolve over time. An event is planned for Saturday 13th July with a collaborative music performance involving Simon And The Pope, the Good For Nothing Poet and ZUZUSHIIMONKEY. The next group show at The Lab will be in October after the Coastal Currents festival has finished, on the theme of EROTIC. So get ready.
The ZUZUSHII ART LABORATORY are back at 26 White Rock, Hastings, TN34 1JY. An opening exhibition of us and fellow box artists kicks off on 1st June, all welcome. Beyond being a show case for our own work, further themed group exhibitions are in the pipe line. Erotic Art, Functional Art, Book Art and more. Don‘t just hold onto your hats.
A mini documentary of ZUZUSHIMONKEY on a mini tour of the Catalan Republic, formally a part of Spain. Featuring El Doctor of Doctor Zuzushii Monkey fame. Performances on El Prat Radio (La Moto De Sasha), at Porta Roja, Dinamo, Nook and La Clota in Vic. January and February 2019.