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Friday 11 December 2020
Institute of Contemporary Arts
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Aladin Borioli: Shared Sensibilities
Listen to Shared Sensibilities (from 20:01) by Aladin Borioli, exploring the way bees make sense of the world, on this episode of BBC Introducing Arts with Gemma Cairney on Radio 6 Music. The episode includes various experimental audio works by New Creatives and is a weekly programme going on air on Sunday Nights.

Lafawndah and Martha Kirszenbaum
Set your weekend to Lafawndah and curator Martha Kirszenbaum’s one-hour selection of French experimental music on NTS. This mix of underground and obscure recordings is an exquisite introduction to some 20th-century sounds from France.

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Air Conditioner

Director Fradique on Air Conditioner, our closing night film for the fifth edition of FRAMES of REPRESENTATION 2020:

‘A reminder that our city is made up of people, memories and not empty, glazed skyscrapers, inspired by soap operas or American films. This movie is about buildings and all the ‘transparent people’ who work and build their lives in every day. I grew up and lived in different ancient buildings in central Luanda. Matacedo is a character that embodies and reflects the state of inertia and, at the same time, of hope, pertaining to the vertical dystopias in which we live. In these buildings, each person dreams of the house they want and scramble for the memories they don’t have. In these buildings, the elevators are made of bricks and trees grow out of the walls - our neorealism is pure magic. My desire is that the film may now join the fallen air conditioners and be part of the living memory of this city.’

Air Conditioner is available to stream for seven days from 13 December, 6pm GMT.

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Helping Yourself 2020
A resource of self-help materials by artists among many others Jennifer Bennett, Agnieszka Brzeżańska, Dean Blunt, Bonnie Camplin, Satya Hinduja, Laure Prouvost, Vasilis Zarifopoulos, Bruno Zhu sharing personal tips, coping and healing strategies: ‘Sharing from own experience, our knowledge and research, however subtle or impactful, this resource has suggestions for coping, treatment and prevention from what makes us sick.’

Track of the Day

Beatrice Dillon: Halfway (2014)

Check out the ICA Daily playlist here