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Martin O'Brien

Photo by Marco Beradi

6-9pm. This event is fully booked. Martin O'Brien's CONTAMINATION ROOM contains images and videos that may be disturbing to viewers due to the graphic, sexual or consensual violent nature of the subject matter. Not suitable for under 18's.

Martin O'Brien's work uses physical endurance, disgust and pain-based practices to explore the politics of the sick body in relation to his experience of cystic fibrosis. 

CONTAMINATION ROOM is a new series of open discussions hosted and facilitated by Martin as part of his Artsadmin Bursary. The principle for this series has emerged from his current interest in notions of infection and contagion and their implications for art practices. Each event will begin with a short provocation around a particular theme which may take the form of a film, a talk, a performance or a reading, followed by group discussion. 

CONTAMINATION ROOM will be a space for discussion, for the cross-contamination of ideas, politics and practices. Places are limited to 10 for each session and so advance booking is essential.


Date and time

26 February 2015

Please note
This is now a past event.


Toynbee Studios
28 Commercial Street
London, E1 6AB
Tel: 020 7247 5102
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