Events

Information about the Hay Poetry Jamborees, the Glasfryn Seminars, readings and launches.

GLASFRYN SEMINARS   ALLEN FISHER on Construction and the Frame A talk with slides, conducted via Zoom Saturday, May 23rd, 2020, 11am – 12.40 pm The event comprises two sessions, the first beginning at 11.00 am, followed by a 20 minute break and then a second session beginning at 12.00. A third session for questions will be added, at 1.00 pm. Construction and the Frame. We enjoy a variety of artistic successes without need to articulate how we make each of them lucid. Our practice of looking at pictures is embedded in our culture. It comprises a number of conventions and shared practices that have informed both the painter and the viewer. The facturing of paintings and the practice of looking at them follow procedures that involve guidelines, that include recognition of previous practices and particular expectations. Proportion and its cousin Construction have always been seminal in artistic practice. One aspect of this comes through artistic attention to vertical and horizontal edges, a feature that has always been important in formal architecture and became a necessary attention in painting in Roman times and in the period of illuminated manuscripts in...

  A new performance by Ghost Jam coming up on Friday November 1st in 37 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, on the opening night of the major tactileBOSCH exhibition, UNDERTHECOUNTERCULTURE (see all details on the flyers). This performance, which will start at 8.00 pm celebrates a new audio-visual installation created by Penny Hallas, Tessa Waite and Lyndon Davies for their part in the tactileBOSCH exhibition. With Scott Thurston, Camilla Nelson, Wanda O'Connor, Steven Hitchins, Anthony Mellors, John...

TUESDAY 25TH JUNE Drinks at 6.30. Reading from 7.00 At the Poetry Bookshop, Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye

                            You can hear Steve Groves' podcast of the event, here: https://soundcloud.com/yndonlasfrynavies/the-edge-of-necessary-cardiff-launch-podcast-march-2019

On Friday December 14th, 7.00 pm at Burley Fisher Books, 400 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London, Sarah Crewe will be launching her brand new collection, floss, alongside So Mayer, who will launch their own new pamphlet <jacked a kaddish> (Litmus). Should be a great evening, with two very fine writers. Information about Sarah's book can be found on the Aquifer Books page, here: https://glasfrynproject.org.uk/w/5239/floss/ Other links: https://twitter.com/sarai_81/status/1066072412599521280 https://twitter.com/BurleyFisher

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4th, 5.30 - 6.45 pm at Theatr Brycheiniog/Brecon Theatre, Canal Wharf, Brecon, LD3 7EW The Ghost Jam and Canalchemy projects come together in association with Penny Hallas' 'Canalworks' exhibition at Theatre Brycheiniog in Brecon. Hallas' work concentrates on aspects of the Monmouthshire to Brecon canal, in particular exploring the visual theatre of the major relining work carried out on one section in 2016, but attending, too, to the history of the canal by means of artefacts...

Black Mountain College USA (1933 – 1957) comes to the Black Mountains of Powys, Wales. A full weekend exploration and celebration of the work, philosophy and ongoing influence of that remarkable, mid-twentieth century educational and multi-genre artistic experimental venture. MAY 26th – 27th  The morning and afternoon sessions will be held at the Dance Studio in Crickhowell Community Sports Centre (Off New Road, Crickhowell)  The evening sessions will be held at the Crickhowell Parish Hall...

The Ghost Jam moves to London for two new episodes. On Friday 27th October at 4.00 pm it will present and perform at a conference called Translating Eurydice, organised by the Centre for Myth Studies, University of Essex and the University of East London, and taking place at the Stratford Campus: https://essexmyth.wordpress.com/conferences/translating-eurydice/ Then in the evening the Orphic/Eurydicean theme will be developed further for an open audience at Centre 151, near Hoxton.  

The Ghost Jam developed as an idea from an earlier collaborative performance called Beyond Orpheus, featuring Lyndon Davies, Scott Thurston, Penny Hallas, Rhys Trimble, Anthony Mellors and Steve Boyland. This, an amalgam of poetry, film, movement, music and voice improvisation took place in the dark attic space of Undegun in Wrexham. The space was sparsely lit and the audience moved through it from one performer to another. The position of each performer and the order of the performances were...

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