Mayfest 2015: Afterlife (Woodland)

Event Details

Date:
16 May 2015 to 17 May 2015
Event Region:
South West
Contact Name:
Phone number:
01179259999
Organisation:
Address:
Green Wood Barn, Leigh Woods
Bristol

The concept of Afterlife (Woodland) stems from French & Mottershead's Understory 1-12, part of Up To Nature, a European co-production with In Between Time.

Woodland is one of a developing series of audio narratives that invite listeners to reflect on what happens to their body after death in different environments: a deciduous woodland; a climate-controlled art museum; an urban waterway; a domestic space –with each narrative compressing decades into minutes

French Mottershead make situations in which people can think again about who they are, their ties to place, and one another. They use art as a site of experience, by engaging mind and body with tangible narratives that disturb and develop the sense of self in our fast evolving environments. Working across performance, photography, film and installation, they’ve shown extensively in international contexts including museums, galleries, festivals and in the public realm

Part of the PHPC15 Cultural Programme, supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Co-presented by Mayfest and Situations.

Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 May, 2pm - 8pm

Price: Free

Duration: 18 minutes - just turn up

Age: 12+

Website: frenchmottershead.com

Twitter: @FrenchMotters #afterlife

To book: mayfestbristol.co.uk / 0117 987 7877

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