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Pastronix at Navid Nuur

Navid Nuur: redblue, 2009

Navid Nuur: redblue, 2009

To mark the current exhibition by Iranian artist Navid Nuur at Parasol Unit, Pastronix come together to fill the space with sound, responding to the artwork and to each other.

Performing this time are Sam Fathi: drum, guitar: Armin Firouzabadi, vocals: Roshi Nashehi, collected domestic items /clarinet Fari Bradley.

Nuur says: ‘Many of my pieces begin with an object or an idea that irritates me.’ Neither sculpture nor installation, the work ranges from large objects to paper works of an archival nature. The only way into the 2nd room of the show is through a curtain of sandpaper.

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Pastronix rooftop gig

Born in Tehran in 1976, Navid Nuur currently lives and works in The Hague. Parasol Unit is near Old Street tube, hidden as it is behind a fast food and petrol station, it reminds us that life isn’t apparent, it is to be uncovered, and all the rest is advertising.

Traces of Action: Creation of Acts An evening of performance and sound that responds to the exhibition, featuring new work by Dante Rendle-Traynor, Iranian avant-garde group Parstronix, electronic sound artist Jeremy Hubbard, and interactive project by Lucy Bannister.
Thursday, 2 May 2013 7pm – 9:30pm. Cost:£6/£5 Check the website for more details.

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