25 October 2016

SPILL Festival of performance, Ipswich

The festival opened with the premiere of [NAMES] – a 3 hour durational work and a chapter from Sweet Tooth.

22 October 2016

Bloomsbury Festival, London

Public sharing of SWEET TOOTH at St George’s Bloomsbury – a Hawksmoor church which is said to have had links with the Abolitionist movement.

The performance featured:
Elaine Mitchener vocalist/movement
Sylvia Hallet, Jason Yarde, Mark Sanders – instrumentalists

17 October 2016

ICA, London

Commissioned by the artist Sonia Boyce to create I back…I neck…I face…I chest – a 20 minute ‘anonymous exploration of identity through movement, sound art and vocalisation’ which was performed to an invited audience and filmed as part of We Move In Her Way, a new project by Sonia Boyce. Sonia’s video installation will be shown in Feb 2017.

6 – 11 August 2016, Snape

Aldeburgh Music Residency

SWEET TOOTH – Open Session public sharing on 11 August.

29 June 2016

Turner Sims, Southampton

A public sharing following R&D for a new work SWEET TOOTH supported by Southampton University and ACE.

21 – 26 June 2016

Wellcome Collection, London

The Nude Voice is a work devised by long-term collaborators vocal artist Elaine Mitchener and choreographer Dam Van Huynh, through which they continue to explore the dynamic and challenges of vocal movement art.

Presented as part of This Is A Voice exhibition.