Chisenhale Gallery presents a one-night event devised by Eddie Peake. Working in sculpture, painting, photography and performance, Peake’s work often exaggerates the latent erotics and playfulness at stake in the process of art making and its public dissemination.
The piece features an original live musical composition and an ensemble of male and female dancers. Through this new work, Peake continues and elaborates upon motifs explored in his most recent performances, addressing the process by which gender and sexuality can be read and signified in performative contexts. Through choreographed movement, the dancers’ bodies become both sculptural and sexual objects, playing on the audience’s voyeuristic desire.
Eddie Peake’s performance is presented in co-operation with Tate Modern and follows the related performance, Amidst A Sea Of Flailing High Heels And Cooking Utensils, part 1, which took place on Saturday 21 July.
Eddie Peake (born 1981, London) lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Call 2 Arms, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome (2012); DEM, Cell Project Space, London (2012); Boydem, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2011); The Loving Clutches of My Hands, Southard Reid, London (2011); Double Negative, Christopher Crescent, London (2011); History, Lorcan O’Neill Streetview Project, Rome (2010); Ladies, Parade, London (2008). Recent group exhibitions include March, Sadie Coles, London (2012); Auto Italia LIVE, Auto Italia South East, London (2011); Young London, V22, London (2011).
Amidst A Sea Of Flailing High Heels And Cooking Utensils, part 2
Live music performed and arranged by
Ben Esser and Gwilym Gold
Kieram Corrin Mitchell
Adam De Cruz, Ivan Despues
Mark Blower, Ruaidhri Ryan, Fritz Stolberg, Joseph Walsh
Produced in partnership with Tate Modern
With thanks to Kathy Noble, Catherine Wood, Loren Hansi Momodu
Special thanks to
Tim Goalen, Celia Hempton, Alexis Nunez