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minus one
Institute of Contemporary Arts
Monthly on Thursdays, Theatre

minus one is a monthly late-night series curated by DJs, artists and nightlife communities. Experimenting with different configurations in the ICA Theatre, this series takes a DIY approach, hybrid in format with a focus on both dancing and listening together.

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Thu 14 Dec, 8pm – 12am
Tutto Questo Sentire: Landscapes
Landscapes is the latest act of the collective Tutto Questo Sentire, bridging video pieces and live performances to form a single set, involving musicians Kenichi Iwasa, Maxwell Sterling, Jan Hendrickse, Coby Sey, Akihide Monna and light artist Charlie Hope.

Past Programme

Thursday 25 August 
Scorpio Red
The label invites DJ sets from EMÆNUEL, ONY, Ans M, Kelman Duran and TTB, and turns the Sake Bar into a video screening room.

Thursday 13 October 
A night of workshops, talks, films and music for the launch of RAT Issue 1. With the right lube, Ebun Sodipo, Shola von Reinhold, Biogal, mea0u and MS SAATI plus work from mariksicrycrycry, Aisha Mirza and more.

Thursday 24 November
Goon Club Allstars
A London-based record label & party established in 2013 with an international mindset, dedicated to introducing new talent and offering fresh takes on club music.

Thursday 1 December
Curated by Gribs
An evening of fast-evaporating electronics, woven with live readings from author Missouri Williams.

Thursday 15 December
Eastern Margins Ceremony
The collective championing music from the margins of East & South East Asia and its diaspora invite you to Ceremony, a ritual together.

Thursday 19 January 2023 
Body Count
The radio show returns with residents Sully and Klaar, plus Basic Rhythm, Tim Reaper and Winston Duke on visuals.

Thursday 16 February 2023
Curated by kast
Pretty V, Skins, Gribs & MOBBS join kast for a lush overlap of sounds, words and live performance – holding space for breath, time and sub frequencies.

Thursday 9 March 2023
Hosted by Nitetrax
A chance to lose yourself to strange rhythms and wild energies on this night of exploration. With KAVARI, Stem, PRNCSS and Nitetrax.

Thursday 11 May 2023
Curated by HE4RTBROKEN
Focusing on feelings and reinvention rather than on a certain musical genre, the Belgian DJ collective offers a safe haven to the lone souls longing for a dance floor to cry on and a communal cathartic experience.

Thursday 15 June 2023
Enter the Noid
Powerelectronics to despondent pop sounds. Music to make your hair stand up on end. Furious, serene, strings or synth – all is welcome here. Knifedoutofexistence, Jennifer Walton (ambient / noise set), CADY, Braden Wells b2b Ringtones.

Thursday 17 August 2023
EDZ: Flora Yin Wong, Organ Tapes, Tzekin, x/o
LA collective EDZ/Eternal Dragonz invites DJs and musicians to test the limits of speed and stillness in the rave.

Thursday 7 September 2023
Hyperlocal: Bride, Charles Verni, IMITATION & GLAMOUR djs
An experiment in exchange, Hyperlocal is an annual music festival and event series split between Buenos Aires and London.

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Thu 16 Nov, 8pm – 12am
Kelora & Ribbxn present Earthstars
The band fusing folk elements with dark synthesised landscapes heads an evening of live music between the arcane and the futuristic, with evocations of London’s ancient sacred sites.