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Posts Tagged ‘storytelling’

Hedgespoken Travelling Theatre & Storytelling Project on Indiegogo

Artist Rima Staines and poet Tom Hirons have dreamed up a wonderful plan to convert an old Bedford lorry into a travelling theatre and storytelling vehicle for the imagination... find out more below.

Written by Amelia Gregory

hedgespoken by starlight
Hedgespoken is a vehicle for the imagination: a travelling off-grid theatre, storytelling project and home created on the chassis of an old Bedford lorry by artist Rima Staines and poet Tom Hirons. It's an ambitious and wondrous plan, from two amazing people who want to share a more authentic way of life with as many people as possible.

Hedgespoken
Hedgespoken is very much a partnership, when did you first meet and how did you chance across the idea so early in your relationship?
R: ​We met four and a half years ago in a Dartmoor wood, our paths having crossed via a Lithuanian folktale​, a drawing, two poems and a very long journey. In that wood our creative selves immediately began the dance that they have continued to do these following years, and imagined into being a phantasmagoria of liminal… read more

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Uncivilisation 2011, The Dark Mountain Festival: Saturday Review

A review of Saturday at the second Uncivilisation Festival, held at the Sustainability Centre in Hampshire. Time to think, discuss and feel.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Telling Stories to the Trees by Rima Staines. Last weekend I went to Hampshire for my first experience of Uncivilisation, approved the Dark Mountain gathering of like minded folks interested […]

Uncivilisation 2011, The Dark Mountain Festival: Preview interview with Dougald Hine

Uncivilisation, The Dark Mountain Festival returns between 19th-21st August 2011. In this candid interview co-organiser Dougald Hine reflects on a turbulent year and why it's so important that hearts and minds meet up once more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dark Mountain issue 2 cover by Rima Staines. What have you been doing since the last Uncivilisation Festival? It’s been over a year and I presume you’ve been suitably busy… […]

Dark fairytale: An interview with artist and illustrator Natasha Chambers

Artist and illustrator Natasha Chambers talks to Amelia’s Magazine about nostalgia, details and the eerie undercurrents of fairytales.

Written by Jessica Furseth

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Celebrate your inner gawker as Sideshow Stories kicks off Yarn Fest storytelling festival

Cozy up to the oddball in you with Sideshow Stories, the art and poetry exhibition giving a nod to the good old tradition of point-and-stare. Bearded ladies, strongmen and a lot of tattoos and body hair illustrated by Antonia Parker, Genie Espinosa, Avril Kelly and Mina Bach.

Written by Jessica Furseth

The bearded lady by Genie Espinosa It’s a bunch of freaks, cheapest really, online that are lining the walls of ‘The Social’ venue right now. The big mustaches, case the […]

Interference: Art for Activism at Artsadmin

Artsadmin's course, running from 21st to 25th June, promises to give you all the inspiration you need to start acting up

Written by Amy Hughes

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