Counterflows is back for 2013 with a fizzing line-up of artists. Peter Brotzmann, Loren Connors, Jandek, Kan Mikami are just some of the familiar names but there will be new names like Jarse from Finland and Rie Nakajima and local travellers like Hector Bizerk, Gareth Dickson and Richard Youngs There will be a new commission by Lina Lapelyte called Candy Shop looking at the dark disturbing mysogynist language in some hip hop.
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Counterflows Residency: Day 8

Counterflows Residency: Day 8

Counterflows is officially underway. It’s Saturday, and here at the CCA we’re preparing to share the fruits of a week-long residency with you all. We’ll not give too much away, but we do want to give you a bit of an idea of timings. The session kicks off at 4pm. When you arrive – between...
Counterflows Residency: Day 6

Counterflows Residency: Day 6

First things first: the work that Janie and Annette are making is very very strong. It’s amazing what comes out of just a few days of working together…of knowing each other in fact. It’s worth coming to see. Event registration for Counterflows’ Residency with Annette Krebs & Janie Nicoll powered by Eventbrite Today was a...
Counterflows Residency: Day 4

Counterflows Residency: Day 4

Janie Nicol and Annette Krebs are a couple of days into their Counterflows Residency. Inevitably, everything they do has hanging over it the spectre of Saturday: what will we share with the public? Will we present a piece of work? Or (and?) will we have a conversation about how the residency has panned out? If...
Counterflows Residency: Day 1

Counterflows Residency: Day 1

Today we kicked off the first Counterflows Residency. Visual artist Janie Nicoll and Composer / performer Annette Krebs are working together for 8 days in the CCA Creative Lab. Bringing different artforms together and also different cultures – Janie is based in Glasgow and Annette in Berlin – they’ll be using their time to explore...
14 days and counting: The Counterflows Residency with Annette Krebs and Janie Nicoll

14 days and counting: The Counterflows Residency with Annette Krebs and Janie Nicoll

The Counterflows Residency with Annette Krebs and Janie Nicoll. It was always my plan to try and get a programme of residencies happening at Counterflows. Music is often about collaboration, in fact probably always and so the idea of getting two artists who have never worked together to lock horns to look at what they...