/ Ronnie Close / Bethan Elford / Darren Luke / Shirley Pegna /
/ Davide Tidoni /Duncan Whitley / Paul Whitty /
The exhibition features More out of Curiosity a film by Ronnie Close exploring the culture of Egypt’s Ultras; Paul Whitty’s field recording project Get Rid! featuring the ephemeral football soundscapes of the parish council pitches of South Oxfordshire; Davide Tidoni‘s studies of the sounding culture of the terraces of the Stadio Mario Rigamonti home of Brescia 1911; Duncan Whitley‘s archive of chants and sound from Coventry City’s erstwhile home Highfield Road and G D Parada his study of training sessions at Grupo Desportivo de Parada an amateur football club in Portugal; Darren Luke’s photographs of Cornish football; and Bethan Elford’s studies of song and singing – or the lack of them – at West Ham’s new home the London Stadium.
At the closing event – Extra Time – on July 13th a work by Shirley Pegna and Paul Whitty exploring the sound created during a match as the actions of the players resonate through soil, grass and air; and seep across the touchline will be installed and Davide Tidoni will perform Ultras Mash-up.
Glass Tank Gallery, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford Brookes University, OX3 0BP.
June 13th 18.00-20.00
June 15th– July 13th Monday – Friday 10.00-17.00
July 13th 12.30-15.00
(featured image taken from from ULTRAS MASH-UP / Davide Tidoni / 12″ vinyl available from SARU)