This Summer, a European cultural invasion hits the heart of Brexit Britain as the very first UK edition of Festival Iminente opens at London’s Old Truman Brewery. A two-‐day festival of explosive and experimental Portuguese art and music, Festival Iminente brings the soul of Lisbon to the heart of London, following its successful debut in the Oeiras region of Lisbon in September 2016.
Curated by Portuguese artist Vhils and Lisbon’s Underdogs Gallery, Festival Iminente not only offers Brits mourning Brexit a chance to immerse themselves in the most innovative new music and art from Portugal but also enlists some of Europe’s most creatively exciting artists to invade the capital with their best work. The Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane, London will overflow with art from a line-‐up of Europe’s hottest visual artists, creating immersive and in some cases, political pieces tackling the state of Europe and the current human condition. Enter through European Border Control, policed by Portuguese interventionist artist Mais Menos and prepare to party in an alternative European Union of art, music and creativity.
Artists include: Add Fuel (POR), AKA Corleone (POR), Andre da Loba (POR), Ben Eine (UK), Bordalo II (POR), Conor Harrington (IRL), Draw & Contra (POR), Halfstudio (POR), Mais Menos (POR), Mar (POR), Pixel Pancho (IT), Sick Boy (UK), The Caver (POR), Vhils (POR), Wasted Rita (POR)
The 93 Feet East live music venue gives a platform to urban underground musicians from across Europe, but with a strong Portuguese flavour. Full line up: 28th July: DJ Glue (PT), DJ Kking Kong (PT), DJ Big (PT), Francis Dale (PT), Slow J (PT), DJ Ride (PT), Shaka Lion (PT), Batida (PT/AO), DJ Nigga Fox (AO) 29th July: DJ Glue (PT), DJ Big (PT), Cachupa Psicadélica (CV), Chullage (PT), Halloween (PT), Scuru Fitchadu (CV), Novelist (UK), Rita Maia presents Migrant Sounds (PT), LV & Joshua Idehen (UK), DJ Firmeza (PT)
Festival Iminente combines the best new music with new art in an experience of intense collective intimacy, with food trucks and a bar that only accepts Euros. We’ll see you there. *****************
FESTIVAL IMINENTE -‐ 28 & 29 JULY, 2017 BRICK LANE YARD & 93 FEET EAST OLD TRUMAN BREWERY 91 BRICK LANE LONDON E1 6QL
Tickets on sale at www.buytickets.at/iminentefestival
Afternoon £10, Evening £15