Performance | Fay Nicolson

01.06.18 | 18.30hrs

Shake it Loose and Let it Fall is a collaborative performance in response to SOFT ROC by Tom et Arthur.

Shake it Loose and Let it Fall is a set for voice and loop machine adapted in response to Tom and Arthur’s SOFT ROC environment. The performance takes its title from a pop song by Kris Kristofferson, 1969. Like the line ‘Take the ribbon from my hair’ the performance is about cultural constructions of intimacy and the unraveling of affective expectations. The songs in this set share intuitive strategies of splitting, overlap and the isolation and repetition of vocal and physical gesture.

About Fay Nicolson:
Fay Nicolson works with performance, painting, print. Between the dance and the document, moving and fixing, variation and motif. She has a forthcoming solo exhibition ‘Sound before Symbol’ opening at DKUK June 20th followed by the performance of a new work for 8 voices in September 2018. Fay lives and works in London and graduated from CSM (2006) and the RCA (2011).

http://faynicolson.com

About Tom et Arthur:
Tom et Arthur are Tom Schneider (b. 1989, Frankfurt GER) and Arthur Tramier (b. 1991, Bagnols-sur-Cèze FR). Since their graduation from the Dirty Art Department at the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam NL, their work has been exhibitions in Galleries (as part of ‘Rare Collisions of Purpose’, Boetzelaer|Nispen, NL; Deborah Bowmann, BE), Squats (PostNorma, NL; Macao, IT) and Bubbles (Sloterdijk, NL).

About SOFT ROC
Soft Roc is a malleable environment created by artist duo Tom et Arthur that proposes agitation and troublemaking as a way to disrupt the rigid categories of active and passive. On view until 3 June, Thursday-Sunday 12-5pm.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.

Fay Nicolson - Shake it Loose and Let it Fall (01.06.18). Photograph by @vieiravasco www.vieiravasco.com. Courtesy the artist and KELDER.