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Robert Del Naja & More For Simple Things EXT.
Christian Eede , August 29th, 2019 12:43

The Bristol festival's talks and workshops programme will feature the Massive Attack member in conversation in addition to others

Bristol's Simple Things festival has shared details of its talks and workshops programme for this year which will run in tandem with October's day-long event.

Leading Simple Things EXT. is Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja who will be in conversation with Andrew Melchior, Chief Technical Officer for the band's live shows. Holly Herndon and partner and collaborator Mat Dryhurst will also host a talk, in addition to Herndon's live show at the festival.

Aïsha Devi will present the world premiere of a new multi-user AR show called 'I Am Not Always Where My Body Is', while a further world premiere will come from Lee Gamble who has produced music for 'CURVE', an audiovisual installation by visual artist group Squidsoup.

Kode9, Cooly G and Hyperdub label manager Marcus Scott will lead a panel looking at 15 years of Hyperdub as the label continues its anniversary celebrations in 2019. In addition to this, On Vanishing Land, the audio essay by sound artist Justin Barton and the late Mark Fisher which was released through Hyperdub last month, will be aired in full in pitch black at Bristol's IMAX theatre.

For full details on Simple Things EXT., head here. This year's Simple Things, which is split into day and night programmes, will feature Holly Herndon, Ata Kak, A Certain Ratio, Avalon Emerson, Snapped Ankles, Melt Yourself Down and more.

The festival runs across multiple Bristol venues on October 19. For the full details, and to get tickets, click here.