Artaud's Balinese Epiphany, Marching Gongs, The British Gamelan Trail...
At long last we opened our exhibition at the fascinating Hackney Museum last night and we’re delighted to say it was a smashing success! We were absolutely thrilled with the amount of people who came to celebrate this remarkable piece of work with us, which exceeded our expectations and, pretty quickly, our supply of wine. Thanks […]
Hello from Singapore! I am currently devising a very exciting performance with a group of 19 3rd year Theatre, Video Production and Arts Management students from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). The project builds on my work with Grace Leong, a NAFA theatre lecturer, who was in London last year studying at Royal Holloway. […]
An exhibition of Thai Burmese Charms photos of oral history interviewees and their charms. This first ever collection of intriguing interviews about how these communities use protective charms which will be made available online. There will be a launch event on 27th October of talks about this oral history project. Speakers will include: Oat Montien […]
The British Gamelan Trail is an online oral history project, which explores how gamelan has become so popular in Britain that it now forms part of the national heritage. With close on one hundred active gamelans in the UK, how gamelan attracted so many people and how it has become part of their lives provide […]
Marching Gongs are the Balinese Baleganjur gamelan, a portable orchestra used to accompany all kinds of processions and, in the past, when soldiers went into battle. The Baleganjur consists of bronze kettles, cymbals and gongs led by drums. The music is very dramatic and ideal for outdoor events because of its magnificent sound. Baleganjur music […]