Gavin Bryars and Etel Adnan
On the weekend of October 13th and 14th the Serpentine Gallery hosted the Memory Marathon, the seventh annual festival of ideas inspired by the annual Pavilion commission.
Internationally renowned artists, writers, historians, musicians, film-makers, neuroscientists, robotics engineers, a scent expert and the Grand Master of Memory gathered in the glowing, geodesic dome for eleven hours of performances, discussions and presentations.
Composer Gavin Bryars and Lebanese- American poet and painter Etel Adnan present Five senses for One Death. Bryars first worked with Etel Adnan in 1983 on Robert Wilson’s The CIVIL warS and has since set several poems, including the Adnan Songbook.
You can find out about the full programme of the Memory Marathon by visiting The Serpentine’s website.