Volcano are launching a new scheme for supporting young and emerging artists and companies. Have a look at the link below. The scheme is open to all performing / live artists and companies based in Wales especially those living and working in South / West Wales. Applications will be accepted from 1st February.
Posted on January 29, 2012 at 14:18 — 1 Comment
Emergence our arts and sustainability project here in Wales was very inspired by the work of the people at Tipping Point. You could say we are all part of a broader family of arts ventures that are thinking about things like social justice, activism and climate change. Here is a chance to get to one of their brilliant events.
Some of you will have seen Alan Dix (Director of My LAST CARE) perform his Peachy Coochy piece as part of the Emergence conference at Taliesin Swansea. Also…Continue
Posted on September 22, 2011 at 8:36
I’ve just read the Emergence document cover to cover. I’m on an interminable train journey travelling back from Machynlleth to Swansea (you know the one!) after a visit to Centre for Alternative Technology to discuss the next phase of Emergence. It feels like an extraordinary time, poised between reflecting on Emergence past and planning for Emergence future.
Maybe I should say a few things about Emergence to put all this into some sort of context. Last year whilst on sabbatical from…Continue
Posted on September 20, 2011 at 10:38 — 1 Comment
Next week as part of the Magdalena project celebrations ‘Magdalena@25’ I will be revisiting a show I made with Volcano almost ten years ago – ‘This Imaginary Woman’. The subject of the show is my mother- about her bringing up 5 kids on her own, her illness with Multiple Sclerosis, her death in 1996 – she is this imaginary woman. The show was created as a ‘song cycle’ in the vein of a Berlinesque ‘Kurt Weil’ type cabaret with influences…Continue
Posted on August 11, 2011 at 13:59