Live music performance: Utyugon


21 May 2014
Opening times:

Wednesday 21 May 2014, 7:00pm - 9:30 pm


Location: St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch

Cultural historian and BBC broadcaster Alexander Kan discusses the history of the utyugon – an instrument created in the 1980s by artists Timur Novikov and Ivan Sotnikov out of scrap metal, domestic irons and a wooden kitchen table. Kan will chart their associations with the Russian rock band Kino and the Popular Mechanics orchestra and the New Composers. Followed by a live music performance on a custom-built utyugon, with Ivan Sotnikov and Aza Shade, lead singer of London-based no wave band Manflu.

Free entry. Booking is essential.



Email Address: 
020 7613 2141
Event Address: 
St Leonard’s Church
119 Shoreditch High St
E1 6JN