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Participants' story map of the world, Cwmrhydyceirw school yard
Participants' story map of the world, Cwmrhydyceirw school yard
A copy of a Tessera Hospitalis, in the shape of a ram's head, being studied by a project participant at St Helen's School, Swasnea
A copy of a Tessera Hospitalis, in the shape of a ram's head, being studied by a project participant at St Helen's School, Swasnea
Tessera Hospitalis sculpture in progress at a Port Talbot steel workshop,  after the water jet has cut out participants' Tessera shapes
Tessera Hospitalis sculpture in progress at a Port Talbot steel workshop, after the water jet has cut out participants' Tessera shapes
October 1st, National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, the unveiling of the Tessera Hospitalis Sculpture, participants find and connect their Tessera
October 1st, National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, the unveiling of the Tessera Hospitalis Sculpture, participants find and connect their Tessera
Wooden copy of Tessera Hospitalis, in the shape of a lion, placed on top of the blue tessera, during choir workshop, Exeter University
Wooden copy of Tessera Hospitalis, in the shape of a lion, placed on top of the blue tessera, during choir workshop, Exeter University
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BBC Big Screen, Castle Gardens, Swansea showing the '1000 Colours Blue' film which the choir sung.
INVITE for Swansea Events 1st October 2011
INVITE for Swansea Events 1st October 2011
Participants' postcards in the Oriel Bach, gallery, exhibition
Participants' postcards in the Oriel Bach, gallery, exhibition
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Michael Ormiston demonstrating Mongolian overtone singing techniques at a workshop in Kay House, Exeter University
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Marion Wood, Director of Music, University of Exeter conducts the 1000 Colours Blue choir at a pre-perfromance rehearsal in Swansea Metropolitan University.

 

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1000 Colours Blue October 1st, 2011, live recording of premier, out door performance of '1000 Colours Blue', with choirs form Aberystwyth, Borth, Exeter and Swansea under the musical direction of Marion Wood and Michael Ormiston, sound recording by Matt Saunders, sound mix by Michael Ormiston. The 1000 colours of blue, tessera, were collected from the waterfront landscape by the Swansea Community, including pupils form nine Swansea schools with Elena Isayev, Catrin Webster and project volunteers: S Aleck, E Bettany, C Davies, N Dowdle, C Evans, S Evans, D Leon, S Lloyd, M Morgan, G Parker, D Rees, L Savigar, A Saville, E Simmonds, T Tresadern-Hill. The film sequence is by Catrin Webster with the assistance of Nick Aleck.
If there is no true, authentic or essential relationship between people and territory, no primordial tie between body and soil, then how does any one place gain meaning? Dr. Elena Isayev from Exeter University and the artist Catrin Webster tell Nicola Barranger about the Beyond Text workshops which expored the themes of memory and place. They also describe how the follow on funding allowed them to work with the local communities in Exeter and Swansea to study further how the landscape and our urban environment interacts with the way we remember.

 

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