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Call and Response: Christian Marclay and Steve Beresford in conversation with Lisa Pearson, with piano performance by Pat Thomas



26 June - 26 June 2022

In celebration of the publication of Call and Response, a new book by Christian Marclay and Steve Beresford the artists will discuss the project with Siglio publisher Lisa Pearson

Known for his ability to locate music and sound in the most unexpected contexts, Marclay began photographing London’s emptied streets during the first lockdown of spring 2020. He snapped a photo of an iron gate adorned with decorative white balls as it reminded him of a musical score. He sent it to Beresford and asked: ‘How would this sound on the piano?’ Beresford responded with a recording.

Over the course of that spring, they connected virtually across the locked-down city: Marclay took more photographs, which inspired Beresford to write more music.

A piano performance by Pat Thomas will accompany the event.

The event is free and begins at 6pm on 26 June 2022 at The Vortex, 11 Gillett Square, London N16 8AZ. No booking required but space at the venue may be limited.

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