Last year we ran the first WalesLab summercamp in Elan Valley, this short video will give you an insight into what it was like:
This year we've gone for a completely different location and wil be heading to the beautiful isle of Anglesey, for a residential camp which will take place from 10th - 22nd June.
We're planning to take up to 20 theatre makers…Continue
Added by Matt Ball on April 26, 2013 at 5:21 — No Comments
Whilst i'm in Japan, I'm out and about meeting artists, and giving talks about the work of NTW, and particularly WalesLab.
When we looked at the residency model for this years work, we decided that it shouldn't just include shows but all the other activity the company undertakes. So whilst John is busy directing The Opportunity of Efficiency, and Abdul is making the Assembly, I'm on the road making an…Continue
Added by Matt Ball on April 9, 2013 at 6:30 — No Comments
I've been here a week so I thought I'd share my visual diary.
Definitely not Cardiff:
Welcome to your apartment:…Continue
Added by Matt Ball on April 8, 2013 at 4:30 — No Comments
DIY 10: 2013 - Call for proposals (Deadline approaching)
DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual training and professional development projects for other artists.
20 projects will be supported from July to November 2013. Each project will receive £1,000.
DIY 10 is a LADA initiative developed with: Abandon Normal Devices (North West), Artsadmin (national), Buzzcut with Imaginate (Scotland), Cambridge Junction (East),…Continue
Added by Matt Ball on April 4, 2013 at 12:52 — No Comments
I'm writing this through a jet lagged fog. So if it's incoherent babble (see food blog) then please excuse me.
It's now 18.30 Wednesday evening Tokyo time so 10.30 in the morning for you lot (Japan really is in the future).
You know that feeling when you're on holiday; that first view of the coastline as the plane gently arcs towards the runway? and how it makes you know your on holiday. I didn't get that. The first I saw of the Tokyo was as the plane wheels hit the tarmac with…Continue
Whenever I go away I tend to send my long-suffering lady pictures of what I'm eating. I think she finds it ammusing (or at least humours me) so I thought I'd share my food diary with a wider audience.... Sorry.
Premier Inn, Gatwick
Life can be strange.
This time last week I'd nipped home to have lunch with my baby daughter, before heading over to Newport to see Tin Shed's new space in an old MFI. This Monday I'm on a train to London as the first leg of my Journey to Tokyo.
My only previous experience of Tokyo was…Continue
Added by Matt Ball on April 1, 2013 at 18:59 — No Comments