TIS THE SEASON TO BE BLOODY…..
DRAW BLOOD: ART MACABRE’S HALLOWEEN SPECIAL
TUESDAY 29th OCTOBER 2013
Art Macabre invite you to draw blood and gore galore as we celebrate our favourite time of the year. Not for the faint-hearted, make an appointment at our abandoned hospital for a macabre medical-themed drawing extravaganza! Doctors with dark desires for dissection, nurses with a thirst for blood and a few surprises. Featuring performances and posing from Cynth Icorn and MisSa Blue. Learn some drawing tricks and indulge in Halloween-themed sweet treats. Part of The Big Draw, feel free to come dressed in the Halloween spirit!
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MEXICARNIVAL- DAY OF THE DEAD
THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER – ALL HALLOW’S EVE
@ THE PROUD ARCHIVIST, REGENT’S CANAL, DALSTON/HAGGERSTON
TAKE PART IN “A FETE WORSE THAN DEATH” AS WE CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN IN MACABRE MEXICANA ‘DAY OF THE DEAD’ STYLE…WELCOME TO THE MEXICARNIVAL!
THURS 31 OCTOBER, 7.30pm -10pm plus after-drawing DJs til 10.30pm @ THE PROUD ARCHIVIST, Haggerston, East London – a new canal-side location. As the nights draw in, we’d love to invite you to draw together with us on All Hallow’s Eve for a DAY OF THE DEAD-Death Drawing salon special eventNUDE & COSTUMED MODELS & SKULLS TO BE SKETCHED/ DRAWING GAMES / FLESH AND BONE TO DRAW / SKETCHING SHRINES TO ADD TO / SUGAR SKULL FACE PAINTING PARLOUR / FORTUNE TELLING / PINATAS & MORE… Come dressed as drop-dead-gorgeous as you dare, get in the Dia de los Muertos spirit, or have your face painted on arrival at our SUGAR SKULL MACABRE BEAUTY PARLOUR from 7pm onwards. Allow Señorita Skeletina to sketch your fortune using her Mexican playing card readings in the breaks. Try your hand at smashing our pinata containing sweet treats. Plus post-drawing party and the chance to dance to killer tunes and macabre carnival soundtrack til 10.30pm. Drinks and food available from the bar including beer, cocktails and spirits. OVER 18s only. Features nude and costumed models. Drawing materials provided thanks to Cass Art.
ADV TICKETS available here – £10 adv plus booking fees. £15 on the door.
GUILDHALL GOTHIC: VICTORIANA BALL @ GUILDHALL’s medieval crypts
FRIDAY 25 OCTOBER 2013, 6-10pm
The rarely accessible to the public medieval crypts of Guildhall- where we’ll present a Victoriana tableau feat Ava Iscariot and Cynth Icorn to be drawn
Dan Hillier, ‘Mother’ (2006). Altered engraving. Copyright the artist.
Don’t miss this Neo-Victorian extravagaza to celebrate Victoriana: The Art of Revival, the first major exhibition in the UK to offer a retrospective of Victorian revivalism. For the first time, there’s the opportunity to party in the renowned medieval crypts of the Guildhall as well as the Art Gallery. For more about the exhibition, readArt Macabre’s review here. Take in the exhibition, see Victorian theatre with bite courtesy of Don’t Go Into The Cellar, attend our Art Macabre’s renowned drawing salon with Victorian characters, marvel at the feats of Leopold Aleksander aka The Mighty Moustache and dance the night away to the music hall stylings of the Singing Victorians. Be sure to dress the part!Tickets: £10 in advance (£12 on the door). Available now from guildhallgothic.eventbrite.co.uk
Art Macabre Victoriana tableau featuring Ava Iscariot and Cynth Icorn to be drawn throughout the night (with intervals). The event is a Late night opportunity to view the exciting exhibition ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival, which brings together 28 major contemporary artists who encapsulate the many forms and motivations of modern takes on Victorian style. These include some of our absolute favourites: Yinka Shonibare, Grayson Perry, Paula Rego, Dan Hillier, Paul St. George, Rob Ryan, Kitty Valentine and Jake and Dinos Chapman. We’ve been wanting to curate an exhibition that reflects the current and rising love for all things Victorian inspired for a while, so I’m so happy that it’s being done by others and so well!
WEDS 30th OCTOBER
ART MACABRE sugar skull facepainting parlour appearing as part of Tea House Theatre event – as part of this Day of the Dead event, you can get your face painted by us for free throughout the night!
DERBY OF THE DEAD
with For Books’ Sake and Art Macabre
TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2013 @ SATAN’S CIRCUS, 8pm-late
Wenlock & Essex pub, Essex Road, Islington N1
FOR BOOKS’ SAKE and ART MACABRE join forces once again to present an explosive night of derby, drawing, drinking, DJs, death and dancing! Remember, remember to get your skates on to be part of a night that will celebrate roller derby in all its knicker-blocker-glory. Expect zombie rollergirls and fierce refs posing for you to sketch in a series gloriously gruesome life drawing tableaux. Listen to live readings from DERBY SHORTS anthology (a collaboration between For Books’ Sake and London Roller Girls), as these violent and visceral tales from the roller derby track are brought to life on stage by real-life derby models.
Whether you’re fresh meat, a derby virgin, or a killer artist- join us for macabre sugar-skull makeovers, sketching fun and storytelling performances from 8-10pm. Followed by DJs and dancing until late!
Ticketholders receive 20% discount on all food and drink from the bar. Drawing materials provided but feel free to bring your own sketchbook and additional materials. Sponsored by Cass Art. For Books’ Sake merch on sale. Over 18s only.
TICKETS HERE – earlybird special tickets available – Get your skates on and get in there fast! £8 earlybirds, £10 adv tickets, £12 on the door.
http://www.forbookssake.net for more info on For Books’ Sake