Slow Sunday

For one day only, Steakhouse Live take over Toynbee Studios with a bold programme of live performances ranging in duration from seven minutes to seven hours.

Photo by Liz Rosenfeld

Slow Sunday is a day-long festival of performance showcasing artists working within multiple disciplines including performance art, theatre, visual art, cabaret, dance, drag and participatory performance. The aim of Slow Sunday is to provide artists a space to take risks and try something new in front of an engaged and supportive audience.

Featuring live work from Liz Rosenfeld, Rosana Cade, Harun Morrison, Sung Im her, Chinasa Vivian Ezugha, Rubiane Maia, Léann Herlihy, Antonio Branco & Riccardo T, Joseph Funnell and Samuel Lyon Spice, Tamara Alegre, Ceylan Öztrük and more.

Download the timetable (PDF | Word)

For this edition of Slow Sunday, Steakhouse have collaborated with Swiss Festival Les Urbaines, to invite them to curate a platform of Swiss Live Art within the programme. Les Urbaines is a Swiss festival based in Lausanne that explores emerging and daring aesthetics mixing visual, sound-based and performative forms. Through this collaboration and with support from Pro Helvetia, we are excited to present works by Swiss based artists Tamara Alegre and Ceylan Öztrük.

Audiences will be able to come and go as they please for most of the performances but some of the rooms will have a maximum capacity and there will be a one in, one out system in place if they get full. It is a large programme spanning across one day, we recommend taking your time and making your own individual journey. Part of the joy of this type of event is that you get to curate your experience. You won’t see everything and that’s ok.

A temporary Study Room with materials from the Live Art Development Agency’s library looking at specific themes related to the Slow Sunday event will also be open throughout the day.

Steakhouse Live are looking for volunteers for the event. If the ticket price is a barrier or you just wish to donate your time to help make this event happen, please email Tink on steakhousevolunteers@gmail.com for more information.

About Steakhouse Live

Steakhouse Live is an independent artist/producer collective creating a platform for radical performance practices. It’s rough. It’s raw. Unprofessionalism is embraced. Work cuts across performance art, theatre, visual art, cabaret, sculpture, dance, drag and participatory performance.

Slow Sunday is supported by Arts Council England, Pro Helvetia and The Goethe Institute.

Age limits
Antonio Branco & Riccardo T’s performance is 18+. All other performances are for all ages (Steakhouse Live do not set an age limit for nudity with the shared understanding that the naked body is not by virtue of its presence sexually explicit). For audiences under 14 wanting to attend Slow Sunday, we would recommend being accompanied by an adult.

Download audience and access information (PDF | Word)

You can let us know your access requirements ahead of time by emailing access@artsadmin.co.uk.

Date and time

1 March 2020
1–9pm
Day of events, come and go as you please

Please note
This is now a past event.

Venue

Toynbee Studios
28 Commercial Street
London, E1 6AB
Tel: 020 7247 5102
Box office: 020 7650 2350
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