Tony Cokes “After The Future (SM BNGRZ Rework 2)” at Further Down the Line, Liverpool

By Last Updated: June 9, 2023Views: 370

Additional Down the Line is a brand new modern visible arts house and exhibition programme in Liverpool, UK, based by Curator and author Adam Carr. Happening in Aigburth railway station, Additional Down the Line’s exhibitions are introduced in a show case housed within the station’s ready room, which options Merseyrail’s yellow signature color.

Tony Cokes’s exhibition, “After The Future (SM BNGRZ Rework 2),” consists of a brand new work of the identical identify. It’s taken from SM BNGRZ (2021), a video piece outlining the which means, ambitions and goals regarding (queer) membership tradition in post-pandemic instances, primarily based, partially, on Rainald Goetz’s ebook Rave. Introduced in each a brand new format and context, the brand new piece affords additional contemplation of and a renewed outlook on ideas of language, aesthetics, and time.

The exhibition extends Cokes’s apply, which, for greater than three a long time, has explored media and popular culture, and investigated how each are containers for political ideologies which kind, form and affect upon communities. A longstanding thread of enquiry has been points of race and id, typically utilizing video incorporating discovered imagery, textual content, and seemingly unrelated color slides. His work has lined an array of sources as various as Public Enemy, William Burroughs, Morrisey, Drake, and Édouard Glissant. 

at Additional Down the Line, Liverpool
till June 15, 2023


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