Join Dartmoor Arts for a brilliant week of nightly events…
SUNDAY 28 JULY Desert Island Images / MONDAY 29 JULY Paul Granjon performance / TUESDAY 30 JULY Karolina Glusiec artist talk / WEDNESDAY 31 JULY Storytelling evening & music from Glen Hawkins / THURSDAY 1 AUGUST Andrzej Jackowski artist talk / FRIDAY 2 AUGUST Tim Britton from Forkbeard Fantasy artist talk / 3 AUGUST Live music from The Zen Hussies
Sunday 28 July Desert Island Images with Tabatha Andrews & Kip Gresham
Dartmoor Arts evening programme launches with their popular Desert Island Images. Installation artist Tabatha Andrews and printmaker Kip Gresham each share 8 art works that have inspired them.
Insightful and great fun, a brilliant event to launch our week of artists talks. Tabatha and Kip are also both teaching at this years summer school.
Monday 29 July Performance: Paul Granjon Robotics & Songs
Paul Granjon is interested in in the co-evolution of humans and machines. He has developed an original performance lecture format where he presents his research through demonstration of home made robotic contraptions accompanied by songs and illustrated reflections on the current state of cybernetic technology. The multi-layered content is delivered with deadpan humour and a unique take on the challenges of live performance with hand-made machines. Paul Granjon has worked for Cardiff School of Art & Design since 1995 and he represented Wales at the Venice Biennale in 2005.
Tuesday 30 July Artist Talk: Karolina Glusiec, 2012 Jerwood Drawing Prize winner
Karolina Glusiec was born in Lublin in Poland in 1986 and studied Audiovisual Communication at The Academy of Humanity and Economics in Lodz. In 2009 she moved to London and has just completed an MA in animation at The Royal College of Art. She won the 2012 Jerwood Drawing Prize with her animated film ‘Velocity’. Her films are being shown at a number of international film festivals in 2013. You can view some her films at http://vimeo.com/monikasilvs
Wednesday 30 July Performance: Storytelling evening & live music from Glen Hawkins
Our 2013 summer school storytelling students take to the stage and put everything they have learned into practice with an evening of live performances. A brilliant, moving and funny evening with live accoustic music from Glen Hawkins between each act.
Thursday 1 August Artist Talk: Andrzej Jackowski
Andrzej studied at Camberwell School of Art, Falmouth School of Art and the Royal College of Art. He has been showing with Purdy Hicks Gallery in London, since 1992 and was made Professor of Painting in 2003, at the University of Brighton.His exhibitions coming up in 2013 include; Paintings, Drawings and Prints at Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Northumbria University Gallery. More information about Andrzej and images of his work at www.jackowski.co.uk
Friday 2 August Artist Talk: Tim Britton from Forkbeard Fantasy
TIM BRITTON, Animator, Writer and Performer with FORKBEARD FANTASY will be presenting a medley of his animations and cartoons as well as some film extracts from Forkbeard shows old and new and talking about animation and film in the context of live performance and Forkbeard’s interactive ‘living’ exhibitions.
Tim was one of the co-founders of Forkbeard in 1974, a film and theatre company who helped to pioneer the often mind-boggling mix of film with theatre on the UK performance scene. This technique (which Forkbeard call “Crossing The Celluloid Divide” ) is now widely used in theatre and dance across the world. He may even perform a surprise live pixillation experiment on you the audience.
Saturday 3 August Live Music: The Zen Hussies
The Zen Hussies- a memorable name on the live circuit now for nearly ten years, performing over a thousand gigs on stages of all shapes and sizes, The Zen Hussies are very much a live band, long renowned for their high energy and marathon length set, gregarious showmanship, deft musicianship and good humour alike! A diverse range of genres from Rhythm& Blues,Ska, Dixieland, Swing, Calypso and Rockabilly combine into a brilliant contemporary punked-up Swingska sound.
The Venue: The Fingle Bridge Inn Drewsteignton EX6 6PW
The Fingle Bridge Inn is situated about a mile from Drewsteington Village Centre right on the banks of the River Teign. It has plenty of parking space and is a stunning beauty spot where you can sit outside and have a drink.
Drewsteignton is a 15-20 minute drive from Exeter City Centre. You can call us if you need directions on 01647 281295 or email firstname.lastname@example.org