Wednesday 7 March 2012, 7 pm
at Electra, 3rd Floor Shacklewell Studios, 18 Shacklewell Lane, London, E8 2EZ UK
Documentary double bill, including Jean-Pierre Gorin’s rarely screened 1979 film Poto and Cabengo, and The Right to Remain Silent, a 'This American Life' documentary about the recordings of New York police officer Adrian Schoolcraft.
The Right to Silence is a series of events which aim to expand on the research and polemics at the core of the project, Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Aural Contract, focusing on the politics of listening and the legal status of the voice. These events accompany his exhibition Aural Contract: The Freedom of Speech Itself and is realised as a collaboration between Lawrence Abu Hamdan, The Showroom and Electra.
A new stage of Abu Hamdan's Aural Contract research, centring on a new audio documentary titled The Freedom of Speech Itself.More