1:00 pm Screening of the World Cup 2018 opening day match: Portugal vs Spain, at Barros Luco (5201 rue St. Urbain)
5:00 pm Karaoke party + artist talk with Onyeka Igwe at articule
Join the festival Le Mile End s'articule at the screening of the World Cup 2018 opening day match: PORTUGAL VS. SPAIN at Barros Luco (5201 rue St. Urbain)!
Then, join us at articule for a karaoke party + artist talk with Onyeka Igwe as part of the exhibition WORLD CUP!. Onyeka will present her work for WORLD CUP! and talk about her art practice. She will lead a collective karaoke event using popular songs taken up by sports fans.
Curated by Amber Berson, encourages citizens to engage critically and playfully with the game of soccer and acts as a vehicle for discussions about sports, community, patriotism and national identity. The exhibition features the works of Onyeka Igwe (single-channel video), Sheena Hoszko (stained glass), arkadi lavoie lachapelle (durational performance/installation), and Null Ace (video game/installation). Held concurrently with the 2018 World Cup games (June 14 - July 15, in Russia), will also host a series of artist talks during participatory soccer matches.
Onyeka Igwe is an artist, filmmaker, programmer, and researcher living and working in London, UK. Onyeka's works have shown at the ICA; Nuit Blanche, Toronto; The Showroom Gallery, London; Internationale Kurtzfilmtage Wintherthur, Edinburgh Artist Moving Image, and Hamburg film festivals.