AAS

AAS is an art group working through molecular collaboration to produce performances, installations, video, sound and artefacts.

Organisational team:

Ana Benlloch
Ralph Dorey
Graham Dunning
Lyndsay Officer
Vanessa Page
Stuart Tait

Features, Mentions and Reviews:

Spampinato, Francesco (2014), Come Together: The Rise of Cooperative Art and Design, Princeton Architectural Press.
Harris, Mark (2013), a.a.s: Circle of Fifths, Art Monthly, (368).
Burrows, David (2010) Performance Fictions. Mute.
Holmes, Lucinda M (2007) DY-66 (review). Newcastle-upon-Tyne, a-n The Artists Information Company.
Crompton, Erica (2007) KR-36 (review), London, Dazed & Confused.
Kollectiv, Pil and Galia (2006) Paranoid Android (feature), Plan B. London, Plan B Publishing.

Commissions & Residencies:

2015 The Cult of Sonic Affect – Performance at Supernormal Festival, Braziers Park, Oxfordshire.
2014 Lammas Drone Silo – Performance at Hackney Wicked, London.
2014 Triple Solstice Ritual Pt. 3 (Releasing): The Blue V.I.T.R.I.O.L. for Ort Gallery, Birmingham.
2012 The Cult of Quatermass – Exhibition at Xero, Kline & Coma, London.
2011 Samekhmem Live at The Event for The Event 2011 Festival, Birmingham.
2010 The Cage – Artists’ residency at New Art Gallery Walsall.
2009 Joint a.a.s, Reactor & Parfyme residency, Berlin (supported by Danish Cultural Ministry)
2009 The Family for The Event 2009 Festival, Birmingham.
2008 Re:Flux for FLUX-FEST, Vivid, Birmingham.
2007 KR-36 for The Event 2007 Festival, Birmingham.
2005 A stranger drifts into town or someone goes on a journey, City Gallery Leicester.

Selected exhibitions, events and performances:

6-9/8/15 – The Cult of Sonic Affect – Performance at Supernormal Festival, Braziers Park, Oxfordshire.
21/6/15 – Young Castle Of The Elder Sun – Gallery North, Newcastle UK, also streamed live to Flux Factory, New York USA
7/12/14 – Cult of The Great Unfolding – MKII, 71-75 Powerscroft Road, London E5 0PT
1/8/14 – Lammas Drone Silo – Hackney Wicked, Swan Wharf, Hackney Wick, London.
5/7/14 – Triple Solstice Ritual Pt. 3 (Releasing): The Blue V.I.T.R.I.O.L. – Ort Gallery, Birmingham.
27/6/14 – Triple Solstice Ritual Pt. 2 (Transforming): The Emerald Tao – Birmingham Institute of Art and Design.
20-21/6/14 – Triple Solstice Ritual Pt. 1 (Collecting): The Earthen Disc – secret location.
26/4/14 –The Khaosometer – AAS performance and sculptural machine, as part of Myth-Science-Colloquium curated by Plastique Fantastique, Reactor Halls, Nottingham.
20/3/14 – The Cult of Possible Elements – IMT Gallery, London
7/12/13 – Equillibrium Ritual – Noise = Noise, Regent Studios, London.
6/10/13 – SAGE ASH COPPER FIRE – Glass Factory, London. (Voxish, curated by Pil& Galia Kollektiv)
27/9/13 – Drone Ship – Rose Lipman Building, London (AAS installation in Anjin 1600: Edo Wonderpark by David Blandy)
1/6/13 – Circle of Fifths – Reactor Halls, Nottingham. Reactor Halls E05
2 – 25/5/13 – Infinite Drone Accumulator – Landmark seizures, Aid & Abet, Cambridge. (curated by Sender Brocken)
7/2/2012 – Wall of Drone – Audio performance at The Prophetic Sound, Stockwell.
20/10/12 – Syringe Drone (sacred dose) – Receivers’ temple and ritual at Reactor Function VI, Primary, Nottingham. (AAS ritual performance)
12/08/12 – The Ancient Rite of Drone Levitation – Supernormal Festival, Oxfordshire.
13/2 – 2/3/12 – The Receivers’ Temple of the Sacred Drone – ARTicle space, Birmingham.
19/1–12/2/12 – The Cult of Quatermass – Xero, Kline & Coma, London
21 – 30/10/11 – Samekhmem Live at The Event – The Event 2011, Birmingham
11/10/10 – 16/1/11 – The Cage & Xe54 – New Art Gallery Walsall residency.
4 & 5 9/10 – The Nomads – Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
28 & 29/8/10 – The Changelings – mac, Birmingham25/12/09 – Berlin Hoodening: Nagual for Bjørn Nørgaard – Friedrichshain Park, Berlin (Part of a residency with Paryme & Reactor)
1/6/09 – 8/11/09 – The Family – The Event 2009, Birmingham.
8 & 9/11/08 – SCIENCIFIC – DOT Arena Festival, Cultural Quarter, Leicester.
27/6/08 – Re:Flux – St. Paul’s Church, St. Paul’s Square, Birmingham. (Fluxconcert)
05 – 09/08 – Product Clearing – NGA and Eastside Projects, Birmingham (Collaboration with Plastique Fantastique and Henrik Shratt)
9/4 – 26/5/08 – This concept seems fantastic yet it has been proven – Pump House Gallery, London. (Part of Pil & Galia Kollectiv curated The Institute of Psychoplasmics)


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