Image Jamie Morgans

Jo Fong – A process in pictures

Ways of Being Together research began in January 2017. Led by Jo Fong and hundreds of collaborators who live in Cardiff, Bristol, London, Manchester, Newport, Glasgow, Cornwall, Leeds, Hull, Shanghai, Brighton, Shrewsbury, Aberystwyth, Carmarthen, Llandysul, Swansea, Bangor, Edinburgh and Caernarfon.

“This work is about being present, face to face encounters, touch, listening and forming community. Ways of Being Together is deeply personal and I’m currently struggling with the wonder and frustration that is digital on screen communication. More than ever this work seems important though I’ve no idea how to keep pursuing this given our current and very complicated situation. What I know is the work has made us look at relationships and see and hear people, its interesting how we are choosing to do this now. I know that this project has had an enormous impact on how I live, my hope is that for those involved there is some residue, something from this that helps us to keep connecting authentically, inclusively, with learning, delight, patience and care. I hope you enjoy looking at these links.  Forming community, a  process in words, pictures and people.” Jo Fong

www.jofong.com
Image Gallery:-

January 2017 – Open Studio led by Jo Fong, Chapter Arts Centre

Ways of Being Together, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Dance Festival 2017

Ways of Being Together – Gifs Chapter 2017
What is Community? Gather Up, Bristol. March 2019
Notes from Southbank, London. Kitchen Table Oct 2019
Ways of Being Together London Shoreditch Town Hall, preparation 2020
Ways of Being Together at Shoreditch Town Hall, London, Chinese Arts Now Festival
– 22nd February 2020, Images Lidia Crisafulli

 

This work was supported by Fieldwork, Chapter, Arts Council Wales, Arts Council England, Chinese Arts Now, Shoreditch Town Hall, Xintiandi Festival, Hull Dance, King of Asia, Diverse Actions and Surf the Wave.

Image by Heloise Godfrey-Talbot
Image by Lidia Crisafulli

 

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