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3/7 Conversations Before The End Of Time with guest artist Jess Allen

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

- £4
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3rd in a series of 7 with guest artist Jess Allen, ecological performance Maker

Over the course of one week, Artist in Residence and 2017 Creative Wales Award Recipient, Fern Smith re-enacts a series of Dialogues on Art, Life & Spiritual Renewal.

These dialogues were originally published 25 years ago in the ground-breaking book Conversations Before the End of Time by American author Suzi Gablik and are as relevant today as ever.

These profound and intimate dialogues with artists, writers and philosophers, address the central questions of the meaning and purpose of art in an age of accelerating social change, environmental crisis and spiritual uncertainty.

Over the past five years Fern, co-founder of Volcano Theatre has been in correspondence with the book’s author, inspiring her to develop Emergence, a new initiative which has at its heart the role of art and dialogue in the transition to a sustainable society.

Fern’s developing relationship with Gablik, now in her 80’s, culminated in a recent invitation to visit her at her home in Blacksburg, Virginia. Over two days last Summer, Fern sat with Suzi speaking with her about her work and fascination with the ‘art of dialogue’. This lead to an idea, with the author’s permission to ‘re-stage’ some of the original published dialogues with invited local artists whose work connects with environmental, social and spiritual ideas.

7 dialogues will be re-staged over 7 days. This is a creative collaboration with ‘the art of dialogue’ at its very heart. You are invited to witness, participate in your own dialogues share your own insights and reflections.

How do we live at a time of decline, maybe even collapse and what role does art have?

We suggest a donation of £4 per person per event

Short biography for guest artist Jess Allen

Jess Allen is an aerial dancer and walking artist from Aberystwyth. She is currently completing a (second) PhD in walking and talking in rural landscapes as an eco-activist performance practice. She uses long-distance walking to create unexpected one-to-one encounters in the everyday of rural life.

Originally a biologist, she gained her first PhD from Aberystwyth before re-training in contemporary dance, latterly at Coventry with an MA in Dance Making and Performance. She has worked as landscape officer for local government, dance lecturer (anatomy/improvisation), arts facilitator and aerial performer for Full Tilt and inclusive (disabled/non-disabled) companies Blue Eyed Soul (UK/US) and EVERYBODY dance (UK/Europe).

allinadayswalk.org.uk

www.emergence-uk.org

Other artists taking part in 7 Conversations Before The End Of Time
Sean Vicary
Debbie Rees
Avi Allen
Simon Whitehead
Ruth Jones
Ann Shrosbree

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Date:
October 10
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
£4
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Organizer

Small World Theatre
Phone:
01239 615 952
Website:
http://smallworld.org.uk

Venue

Small World Theatre
Bath House Road
Cardigan, Ceredigion SA43 1JY United Kingdom
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Phone:
01239 615952

Booking Online / Archebu Ar-lein
Terms and Conditions / Termau ac Amodau

We strongly suggest you book ahead. You can book your entrance tickets online at anytime up ‘til 3pm on the day of the event provided that we haven’t reached our capacity.

Awgrymwn yn gryf eich bod yn archebu ymlaen llaw. Gallwch archebu tocynnau mynediad ar-lein unrhyw bryd hyd at 3.00 yp ar ddiwrnod y digwyddiad, os nad ydym eisoes wedi gwerthu’r cyfan.

Please bring a print out of your booking sent to you by Pay Pal to present to the door staff on the night. Tickets are non-refundable except when an event is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, in which case Small World will refund you. Our phone number for enquiries is 01239 615 952.

A fyddech cystal â dod â chopi print o’ch archeb, a ddanfonwyd i chi wrth PayPal, i’w gyflwyno i’r staff ar y drws ar y noson. Ni roddir ad-daliad am docyn, heblaw pan fydd rhaid canslo digwyddiad am resymau tu hwnt i’n rheolaeth, ac wedyn fe fydd Theatr Byd Bychan yn eich ad-dalu. Ein rhif ffôn ar gyfer ymholiadau yw 01239 615952.

Booking ahead at the Box Office
Archebu ymlaen llaw yn y Swyddfa Docynnau

Alternatively you can book tickets in person by visiting our office Tuesday – Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm. Please pay by cash/ cheque and you will be issued with tickets to take away.

Neu gallwch ddewis archebu tocynnau trwy ddod i’n swyddfa docynnau o ddydd Mawrth i ddydd Gwener, 9.30yb – 4.30yh.