Preview | The Turning of The Leaves at Union Chapel

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Following last year’s immersive multi-screen audio-visual installation for Remembrance Day, artist and poet Jack Miguel, filmmaker Taz Tron Delix and electronic musician Josh Grey-Jung return to Islington’s Union Chapel on November 11th with The Turning of The Leaves, a continuation of their exploration of the effect of the First World War on contemporary masculinity.

Drawing on research, interviews and participation in mens groups and influenced by the work of Carl Jung, Ted Hughes and the many voices of Kendrick Lamar, the installation is concerned with the challenges facing men today amidst inherited narratives of power, violence and invulnerability.

The exhibition is open from 6-10pm on November, and will also explore the idea of inter-generational trauma. The event is named after a ceremony that takes place in Manchester Cathedral, in which a page is turned in the Book of Remembrance on alternate Wednesdays. It is unticketed, and free to enter.

Written and directed by artist and poet Jack Miguel, in collaboration with award winning filmmaker Taz Tron Delix and electronic musician and sound artist Josh Grey-Jung, long form lyrical text is brought to life through multi screen video projection and a dynamic score produced in surround sound. The outcome is a complex, original and compelling vision of the human psyche.

It looks great, and we’re looking for it to seeing it. Here’s what some visitors to last year’s event had to say:

“Powerful and unexpected!”
– Audience member, Union Chapel, 11/16/17

“Both subtle and strong, so impactful”
– Audience member, Union Chapel, 11/16/17

Watch the trailer for this year’s The Turning of The Leaves below:

The Turning of the Leaves (Trailer) from Jack Miguel on Vimeo.

For more information, visit Union Chapel.

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