As part of Representation of the People: Act Groundwork Pro are hosting a series of discussions/events to celebrate 100 yrs since women achieved the right to vote and equal suffrage was acheived for men. We’ll be asking where are we now? as we continue conversations around gender equality and examine action in our art form
Join us on Wed 24th Jan 5.45 – 7.30 at Three Doors Up, (Queens Arcade) over a glass of wine and bite to eat for:
Hannah Buckley – We Are Now event: Celebrating intergenerational exchange and women.
Hannah’s event will introduce her practice, talk about her intergenerational project We Are Now and open up group brainstorming and discussion around its central questions and themes:
- How do I create a space (and eventually performance) where adult / child and everything in between is equal? (ie. its not a something for children where adults can join in and visa versa).
- How do I care for everyone’s needs but also challenge / explore / stay true to my artistic practice?
- How do I care for everyone’s needs but move beyond social presumptions?
- How can I be clear and also let things emerge?
- How do I celebrate women and intergenerational exchange per-formatively/ through performance?
We Are Now is a work in progress intergenerational project by movement artist Hannah Buckley. It began in 2015, and came out of Hannah’s work with Accumulations, a collective of four artists/curators/academics in Manchester. We Are Now is an ongoing film series and will eventually be a live performance.
Hannah is also working with photographer Sara Teresa to document the project, with the intention of producing a We Are Now book.
All elements of We Are Now celebrate intergenerational exchange and women.
These events are open to all, to reserve your place email Groundworkprocardiff@gmail.com
Suggested donation £4 (no one will be excluded for lack of funds)
Three Doors Up is part of Arcade Cardiff, find it in Queens Arcade (down the escalators by New Look).
This is part of a three part series, the other events are:
Tue 16th Jan 5.45 – 7.30: Amy Bell – Missing in Action: Gender Guerrillas
Wed 14 March 5.45 – 7.30: In discussion with Jamila Johnson-Small
*The artists will also be leading morning class for dancers and movers.
16th – 18th Jan: Amy Bell
23rd – 25th Jan: Hannah Buckley – this weeks class is open to all ages and abilities celebrating intergenerational exchange.
30th Jan – 1st Feb: Eleanor Sikorski
14th-15th March: Jamila Johnson-Small
An access fund is available for Wales based artists who may need assistance with travel, accommodation, childcare, costs associated with disabled access or other costs incurred.