Moor Mother x LCO: The Great Bailout – London (+ Klein + Galya Bisengalieva)

Event Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019 - 19:30
Address: Milton Court Concert Hall

A first time collaboration between Philadelphia based interdisciplinary artist Moor Mother and the London Contemporary Orchestra, The Great Bailout is free verse poem that acts as a non linear word map about colonialism, slavery and commerce in Great Britain and her commonwealth. Moor Mother is a representative of Afro-futurism with her social activist texts and furiously experimental electronics.

Merging social realism with eerily surreal imagery and an immediacy of delivery, Camae Ayewa (Moor Mother) is unmatched in inventiveness. A musician, poet and visual artist, Camae has performed around the world, sharing the stage with King Britt, Roscoe Mitchell, Claudia Rankine, Bell Hooks and more. Camae is a vocalist with Irreversible Entanglements, Moor Jewelry, 700bliss and the Art Ensemble of Chicago. 

Opening sets come from South London producer Klein and violinist Galya Bisengalieva

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