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Between the Lines
Institute of Contemporary Arts
Sat 13, Sat 20 & Sun 21 May 2023

The annual festival returns, this time taking over the Theatre and bringing together experimental and leftfield artists working in the UK, Ireland and internationally. A multi-weekender of interdisciplinary performances, with DJs, performance art, and more.

Saturday 13 May, 7pm
Nabihah Iqbal Dreamer Album Launch
Returning with her long-awaited new album, releasing on Ninja Tune, and premiering live at the festival.

Lafawndah sits atop a fountain statue of a mythical beast, arms splayed out.

Saturday 20 May, from 4pm
Lafawndah + Happa (DJ) + Maeve Moayedi
An afternoon presenting innovation and resilience from the Iranian diaspora during a time of immense political turbulence in Iran.

Saturday 20 May, 8pm
Infinity Knives & Brian Ennals + Brian Nasty
The experimental hip-hop duo from Baltimore that shook both the underground rap and neoclassical world.

The band Acid Granny dressed in scattered clothes, with instruments and electronic gear dangling from a shopping trolley through the streets

Sunday 21 May, from 4pm
New Weird Éire: Acid Granny + Elaine Howley + Maïa Nunes
A triple bill highlighting the burgeoning underground Irish scene.

Pan Daijing faces the camera, wearing a corduroy cap, with a piece of wheat between her lips

Sunday 21 May, 8pm
New works from two artists on the edge of sonic and narrative experimentation.