Responding to a Rebel: Mark E. Smith Agent of Chaos

Wed 2 August 2017


Adults £20 (excluding booking fee)

Doors open 8pm, performance starts 9pm

In this exclusive performance, agent of chaos Mark E. Smith will respond to Britain’s original rebel artist Wyndham Lewis. The Fall’s formidable frontman will share his personal response to the work of one of the art world's most controversial figures whose ideas, opinions, and personality enticed and repelled in equal measure.

Set in the dramatic Daniel Libeskind-designed IWM North, Mark E. Smith will lead a performance of speeches, poems and ramblings driven by roaring live percussion against a backdrop of large-scale projections from IWM's archive. 

Part of Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War, ​​an exhibition and events season about Britain's original rebel artist.

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© The Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust / Bridgeman Images The Crowd, 1915, Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), courtesy of Tate, London 2017.

IWM North
The Quays Trafford Wharf Road
M17 1TZ Manchester , GTM
United Kingdom
Manchester (Greater) GB