Seeing Round Corners Closing Day Celebrations

25 Sep 2016

Join us to celebrate the closing day of our summer exhibition Seeing Round Corners with talks and performances throughout the day.

Talk: Meg Dyos

The S.P.I.R.I.T of rowing across the Pacific Ocean 12-1pm, Foyle Rooms, tickets £5.90 (50% of proceeds go towards Breast Cancer Care and Walking with the Wounded)
Book online here:  http://bit.ly/2bMxrCQ

Meg Dyos talk about rowing across the Pacific Ocean, as part of the Coxless Crew who rowed completely unsupported across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Australia, setting two world records in the process.

Performance: Blank Canvas Happenings

1-4pm, all galleries, free, drop-in

Blank canvas brings younger and older people together, to help them to explore similarities and differences and to interact with and enjoy art together. The group exchanges ideas, experiences and reflections with each other, as well as working towards creating group art work. They will be performing a series of happenings throughout all the gallery spaces during the afternoon.

Performance: Gaby Agis Close Streams

2.30pm and 4.30pm, South Gallery, free

Dancers: Gaby Agis and Eeva-Maria Mutka

Close Streams is a duet originally choreographed and performed in 1983. It is a viscerally intense physical work in which two performers run for a sustained period of time in circles. One of  Agis' early works, Close Streams was performed extensively in 1983 throughout London venues (Riverside Studios, Drill Hall, Chisenhale Dance Space, the Place) and at Dartington Dance Festival.

Supported by the Bryan Robertson Trust.

Performance: The Wheel

4pm, Foyle Rooms, free but booking essential
Book online or call 01843 233000

The Wheel, composed by Robert Stillman is a circular audio work comprised of over 100 recorded audio fragments cut into unique, looping 'locked groove' vinyl LP's. The piece will be performed by turntablist Matt Wright.

Organised in collaboration with the School of Music and Performing Arts at Canterbury Christ Church University, as part of the Oscillate event series. 

Partner: Canterbury Christ Church University

Facilities

  • Coaches welcome
  • Conference / Meeting facilities
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome
  • Restaurant / cafe / tea shop / catering facilities
  • Guided tours
  • Audio tours