All Systems Go: Blue Ruth, The Seer & Khyam Allami

Sat 3rd July 2021
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Centrala and Supersonic Festival present: All Systems Go 
Saturday 3 July 2021, Centrala
Doors: 7:30pm // Tickets: £10 

 

We are thrilled to be teaming up with Centrala to present live performances from Blue Ruth, The Seer as well as a screening of a brand new collaboration between Khyam Allami, Tarik Barri and Nakul Krishnamurthy.

 

The event is the grand finale of the Centrala’s All Systems Go series and will be taking over the entire gallery space with performances both inside and out of the building. There will be limited capacity and social distancing in place.

 

BLUE RUTH – ‘Mausoleum’ EP Launch (live performance)

Noisy, synth led, electronic, industrial music with post-punk sensibilities. Blue Ruth is a semi-improv genre crossing experience by Kaila Whyte of Birmingham punk band Youth Man and noise-trio Pretty Grim. 

This event will see the launch of her striking debut EP ‘Mausoleum’, which will be available on limited edition tape cassette – released on the newly reformed Capsule Recordings label. 

 

THE SEER: HUMAN? (live performance)

THE SEER aka. Conny Prantera has built a striking career in illustration, video art, music and multimedia work, sewing a rich tapestry that ties contemporary experimental forms with the long tradition of female visionary art. Her creations are full of dark meditations on man’s relationship to the natural world and the historical vanquishing of matriarchal systems; it draws its lineage from magic and esotericism by means of dreamwork, poetry and intimate confession. She will be presenting a brand new performance entitled THE SEER: HUMAN? 

 

KHYAM ALLAMI, TARIK BARRI, NAKUL KRISHNAMURTHY (AV installation)

Primarily an Oud player, Khyam’s artistic research focuses on the development of contemporary and experimental practice based on the fundamentals of Arabic music, with a focus on tuning and microtonality.  

This exciting commission will see Khyam collaborate with composer and singer Nakul Krishnamurthy audio visual artist Tarik Barri. The collaboration will explore and develop connections between Arabic and Indian music. Exploring phonemes and solmization from both Arabic and Sanskrit, manipulating Carnatic/Hindustani vocalisations into different tunings by modulating through Raga/Arab Maqam/African tonalities.