As the Hayward Galley undergoes refurbishment they are showing pop-up exhibitions. The Infinite Mix is an exhibition in association with The Vinyl Factory and took place in the creative space called The Store, 180 The Strand.
The Store is a brutalist 1970 building with three floors and car park, and expansive views over the Thames from the Store Kitchen and Shop. The Store is expanding and in January 2107 will be opening its creative space and complex of studios.
10 audiovisual artworks took over the vast spaces within the building displaying moving image and in most instances composed, commissioned or remixed soundtracks.
Ugo Rondinone Thanx 4 Nothing 2015 featured legendary beat poet John Girono performing Thanx 4 Nothing a poem written on his 70th birthday. The multi-screen installation featured close ups, high speed editing, and black and white contrasts.
Dominque Gonzalez-Foerster OPERA 2016 appeared as an eerie floating ghost like apparition of Soprano Maria Callas. In the holographic illusion the artist appears as a luminous figure dressed in the singer’s signature red dress and dramatic makeup at the end of a dark derelict corridor lip-syncing to Callas’s arias
Finally Jeremy Deller & Cecilla Bengolea Bom Bom’s Dream 2016 is a lighthearted, funny video that follows the adventures of a Japanese dancer known as Bom Bom. The dancer travels to Jamaica to dance in the local dancehall music scene. The original soundtrack is by Dellar.