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Arnolfini - est 1961

Fri 18 & Sat 19 Apr 7.30pm

Pacitti Company


£8.00/£6.00 concs

“A seamless flow of beautifully crafted, intelligent images” Christopher Hewitt – Live Art Magazine

In 1996 Robert Pacitti travelled to New York to meet and spend time with author and raconteur, Quentin Crisp, in order to produce a new work taking Crisp’s infamous autobiography The Naked Civil Servant as its starting point. Exploring issues of liberty – and disobedience – Civil includes live performance, film, slides, original sound materials and music. Since Crisp’s death the piece has undeniably shifted, and this early work that set out to explore shared aspirations and joint activism now reads as a series of images and ideas placed in relation to notions of legacy.