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DOPPELGANGSTER'S 'THE ETERNITY OF THE WORLD: PARTS MISSING'

Doppelgangster is heading to Melbourne and Sydney with this incredible new show...

Image by Wilson Liew…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on July 17, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Opportunity: Free Mentoring [EXTENDED DEADLINE]

OPPORTUNITY: I am looking for emerging artists or a group of artists who would be interested in me acting as a mentor for them on their next project.…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on June 26, 2017 at 22:00 — 4 Comments

Opportunity: Also Free Mentoring

OPPORTUNITY: I am looking for an emerging artist or group of artists who would be interested in me acting as a mentor for them on their next project.…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on June 14, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments

Day 2456 - Icicles, hazards and theatrical opportunites in RIGA.

Hello! It's 2456 days since my first blog post on the NTW community.

2456 is coincidently a postcode in New South Wales near Coffs Harbour and what you earn before tax if you take home £1,934.

 

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on November 19, 2016 at 16:04 — No Comments

CATASTROPHILIA: something terrible has happened!!!

Here it is! Excitement, wonder, amazement. It's what you've all been waiting for. Doppelgangster's Annual Report 2015/16. Read all about the first season of work by this unsettling Welsh/Australian collaboration. And if you don't like reading, look at all…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on October 3, 2016 at 9:35 — No Comments

REVIEWS | BABY by Doppelgangster/MKA | Vault Festival London

The critics have their say on Doppelgangster and MKA's London expedition:…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on February 9, 2016 at 10:22 — No Comments

Amidst All the Melting Icebergs, A Ship Still Managed to Hit One: Dopplegangster’s TITANIC @ COP 21

Image | Sebastien Jamain

California based environmental activist/researcher Judee Burr talks about Doppelgangster's TITANIC at COP21. …

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on January 25, 2016 at 23:30 — No Comments

Baby by Doppelgangster | Vault Festival

I'm really excited to announce the premiere of Baby by Doppelgangster and MKA. It's on at Vault Festival, London, 27th January to 7th - Feb. 

Text-based, post-dramatic, political satire that is mostly as described in the image above; an audience with a polar bear; a victim of…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on January 20, 2016 at 19:44 — No Comments

Doppelgangster's TITANIC: A Sinking Feeling at COP21

 Image: Debbie Woodley Text: Asah Rehman, Friends of the Earth

Doppelgangster's flagship production…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on December 22, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

Doppelgangster's TITANIC promo for ArtCOP21

Added by Dr Tom Payne on November 22, 2015 at 0:12 — No Comments

TITANIC. R&D Phase 2. NTW SUMMERCAMP 2015

"For a while, I thought: Why are we diving into history while new parts are made, while the very ground we are standing on is shaking? But, some days later, I realized that (the film) "Titanic" gave us help in interpreting the new disaster," Director James Cameron.

These are images from the second phase of Doppelgangster's research and development for…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on September 17, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments

TITANIC: The Show of Dreams - NTW SUMMERCAMP

This show is the outcome of intensive research and development at NTW's Summer Camp 2015. It is the first phase is an exciting new international collaboration between Tobias Manderson-Galvin, myself and Hannah Van Den Bergh. This has been a challenging voyage into the politics of migration, imperialism…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on June 29, 2015 at 14:33 — No Comments

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY for Artists (of all descriptions)

Cymerau are looking for artists who are keen to work with us on a water themed project in Borth and Tal-y-bont, mid Wales. 

By artists we mean:

"You might be a photographer, poet, graphic designer, juggler, storyteller, aerial dancer, painter, writer, performer, filmmaker, potter, woodturner, puppeteer or anybody else. We are looking for a…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on April 13, 2015 at 16:37 — No Comments

What happened when artists met at CAT on World Water Day?

Yesterday was World Water Day 2015 and the four Hydrocitizenship teams (Lee Valley, Bristol, Shipley, mid Wales) staged water themed activities in their local areas. 



The Cymerau team put on a day long event at the Centre for Alternative Technology, where we met with artists connected to Borth and Tal-y-bont. 



The aim of the…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on March 23, 2015 at 11:17 — No Comments

Artists invited to help make a SPLASH!

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL: SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

On 22nd March 2015, artists connected to Borth, Tal-y-bont and the surrounding area are invited to attend a one day event at the Centre for Alternative…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on March 17, 2015 at 20:30 — No Comments

Do you have an interesting story about water?

Right now I'm at a storytelling event at the Friendship in Borth. Peter Stephenson is entertaining a packed pub with tales of the sea and the bog. This storytelling event is part of Cymerau, an arts based research project exploring the relationship individuals and communities have with water in Borth and Talybont, mid Wales. Part of the event was streamed live online earlier this evening. Peter is just telling his final tale of the night. It's about a beautiful mermaid.

We want to…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on December 16, 2014 at 21:06 — No Comments

Find out about 'Cymerau': part of a UK wide creative conversation about Water!

Cymerau (or confluence in English) is part of a UK wide research project called Hydrocitizenship (2014-2017) that is being funded by the AHRC. This work aims to engage communities in creative conversations about water and related…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on December 9, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

For the Birds - Review

I recently went to see Jony Easterby's for For the Birds at Ynyshir Nature Reserve. I wrote a review of the event for Culture Colony Quarterly. 

"After disembarking a crowded coach from Aberystwyth, I joined almost two hundred warmly dressed spectators in the chilly moonlit car park at the entrance to Ynys-hir Nature Reserve, in the centre of the UNESCO designated Dyfi Biosphere. Moving slowly on foot we spread out along a narrow track lit by a string of a thousand…

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Added by Dr Tom Payne on October 17, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Standing on the Edge Episode 2 - The Hafod

Sam Christie and Tom Payne present the second episode in a brand new series about the arts in Wales. Featuring the latest content fromhttp://www.culturecolony.com



This second episode features:



- The…
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Added by Dr Tom Payne on July 27, 2011 at 13:34 — No Comments

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