Sat 16 February // 13:00 / Venue Space
Tickets: Tickets £5. book at www.mapsfestival.co.uk
REWIRED FAMILY RAVE
2PM - 3:30PM, 16TH FEBRUARY, STAR AND SHADOW CINEMA.
£5.00 per person
Join artist Sophie Lisa Beresford for a one off high energy family rave! Sophie will take you through some dance steps before flexing her own dance skills set to live MCing from North East Style producer DJ Infinite. Then we’ll crank up the music, don the UV face paint, hand out the glow sticks and GO FOR IT. So join the Rewired Rave tribe, immerse yourself in North East Style Rave culture and get ready for explosive fun on the dance floor!
Sophie is a North East born and based Artist, working across mediums & art forms from visual art to performance and engaging others in their own creativity. Her aesthetic and sound is often a blend of North East Style (Nothern Street Culture) and the Magical & Mystical. She is an internationally exhibited Artist and winner of two Journal Culture Awards.
This event is most suitable for children and their grown ups aged 5 and over.
Tickets £5 per person www.mapsfestival.co.uk
LEAFCUTTER JOHN GIG
5PM -6PM, SATURDAY 16TH FEBRUARY, STAR AND SHADOW CINEMA
Join the incredible Leafcutter John for this special early evening gig. Since 2010 John has been busy designing, building, and developing his light controlled musical interface. The interface is a music performance system comprising a light sensitive controller and specialised software developed by John that is played gesturally using handheld lights and other light sources. Check out the videos! The sounds produced are strongly related to the performer’s actions and are all produced in real-time to create an immersive audiovisual experience. John is also a key member of Polar Bear a twice Mercury Music Prize-nominated band based in London.
“Alongside Aphex Twin and Bogdan Raczynski – he’s one of the UK’s most fearlessly inventive electronicists” (Time Out London)
“A musician who combines acoustic and electronic music with an irresistible compulsion to build Heath Robinson- like inventions” (The Guardian)
“One of the bourgeoning stars of post-electronica” (The Wire)
“He has used the power available to him to push boundaries and concepts” (Future Music)
Definitely a gig not to miss!
This event is targeted at families. All welcome as long as there are both adults and children in your party. Adults remain responsible for their children at all times.
Tickets £8 www.mapsfestival.co.uk