Inside and Outside: Between two Yards
Outside: Forman’s Yard (Saturday 2pm-6pm)
Inside: At The Yard Theatre (Sunday 12pm – 2pm)
Over two days, the artists take their work from outside, in the wasteland of Fish Island, to inside The Yard Theatre. Responding to the surrounding conditions of site, what is the impact on the contemplation of an object, the body and voice in performance?
Joe Dunne Scenes from the Future
What will the city of the future be in the aftermath of the 2012 Olympic Games? See Joe’s performance reading over the weekend.
Voices from the Village Participants are invited to go on a tour of the Olympic Legacy in Stratford and Hackney Wick to imagine alternative futures to a ‘regenerated’ London. Download the audio files at www.voicesfromthevillage.co.uk and follow the instructions on the website.
Always, The Yard Theatre, Sunday
Always is a sound, text and movement performance in continuous development paralleled with the artist’s personal ongoing experience of anxiety and the dubious escape of sleep, evolving as CHW’s mental health evolves.
‘Make Me’ Forman’s Yard, Saturday
Reversing the gaze with the audience making or re-making the artist. You’re invited to reinterpret Charlotte CHW in salt dough.
Gerald Curtis Old China
Drawing words from an essay found in an old book, Old China is a two hour durational performance forming words with used china and coloured chalk.. Derived from Book of Essays, a work by Gerald Curtis, Sabina Stefanova and Bree Morrison.
Sadie Edginton Moving Rooms Interior
Have you ever had to use an eye-patch and earplugs, made a nest, to find a spot to rest? Sadie’s Moving Rooms series have taken her to Copenhagen and back, into tiny studios and out onto the street. She’s dragged the floor and taken it with her.
Nuria Guix ‘<| |3’ Saturday, Forman’s Yard
With a subtle durational performance, Guix uses the format of a beggar to divert the attention of passersby.
David James Egg Ukip Saturday, Forman’s Yard
David James leads a participative egg and tomato pelting session, dressed up as his favourite (not!) politician.