An ongoing series of live events and screenings hosted in galleries around the UK. Grouped together in ‘series’ the Open File events accumulate works and performances to generate content for our publications and online archive.
Open File 4
A brand new series investigating the arc from rehearsal through live presentation to documentation, circulation and discourse.
SoundingModern Art Oxford
30 August 2014
A RehearsalOUTPOST Gallery, Norwich
15 March 2014
Open File 3
Taking on themes of digital distribtion and virtual cultures, the third series of Open File events took place in three venues across the UK: Grand Union, Birmingham, ICA, London and Spike Island, Bristol.
RickrollSpike Island, Bristol
19 April 2013
Long Live The New FleshICA, London
12 January 2013
HashfailGrand Union, Birmingham
14 December 2012
Open File 2
The second series of Open File events was comprised of two events and a screening programme at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes. Examining the concept of temporary spaces, the series sought to ask the question; what does it mean to create a context within a context?
SymposiumMK Gallery, Milton Keynes
17 June 2012
Admitting The FlatsMK Gallery, Milton Keynes
11 – 30 May 2012
Temporary Sites (A Proposal)MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
10 May 2012
Open File 1
In our first series, consisting of four events hosted at Grand Union in Birmingham, we explored the relationships between, architecture, space, sound and politics.
Virtual Space/Digital TraceGrand Union, Birmingham
8 December 2011
Site/Non-Site OR How Many Quarters Does Birmingham Have?Grand Union, Birmingham
3 December 2011
Pavilion Screening 23/11/11Grand Union, Birmingham
23 November 2011
Echoes (disambiguation)Grand Union, Birmingham
18 November 2011