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4 Days - April

4 Days - Four consecutive days of live works and installation from Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan), Cally Spooner, Caroline Wilkins, Emma Bennett and Antonia Barnett-McIntosh, Holly Pester, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Leslie Kulesh, Matthew Drage, Nicoline van Harskamp and VerySmallKitchen featuring Press Free Press, seekers of lice and X Marks the Bökship. Plus poetry and reading events from SJ Fowler’s Maintenant Camarade and Tertulia.

Opportunity to take part in an art-work - Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d’Uterpan): Meditation

During 4 Days artist Franck Apertet and dancer Deborah Lary lead a series of daily meditation sessions in public at various locations around Arnolfini, beginning with a workshop between 11am and 1:30pm before an afternoon session between 2pm and 6pm. These sessions free and open for anyone and everyone to take part - any age, any background, any level. You can join the morning workshops at anytime between 11am and 1:15pm in preparation for the afternoon sessions, cushions are provided. Please call the box office for further information. Read more.

Holly Pester: Sooth the Saying of Sooth

Holly Pester: Sooth the Saying of Sooth

Thursday 25 April 2013 to Sunday 28 April 2013, 09:00 to 18:00
Sooth the Saying Sooth is a looping sound poem about prophesying voices and public speech exchange situated in Arnolfini’s foyer for the duration of 4 Days.
Matthew Drage: Peristalsis

Matthew Drage: Peristalsis

Thursday 25 April 2013, 09:00 to 12:00
A three-hour workshop, in which Drage will take participants through a set of exercises which aim to create a new awareness of the languages of peristalsis – the waveform muscular movement that ...
4 Days April Overview

4 Days April Overview

Thursday 25 April 2013 to Sunday 28 April 2013, 09:00 to 18:00
4 Days is a quarterly programme of performance, activating Arnolfini spaces for visitors to experience multiple live propositions during a single visit.
Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan): Meditation

Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan): Meditation

Thursday 25 April 2013 to Sunday 28 April 2013, 09:00 to 11:30 & 14.00 - 18.00
Working in the terrain between fine arts and living arts French choreographers Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet displace conventions and behaviours from everyday life with contemporary arts practice. ...
Nicoline van Harskamp: Without Title (an Exercise in European English)

Nicoline van Harskamp: Without Title (an Exercise in European English)

Thursday 25 April 2013, 16:30 to 17:00
Two performances and an on-going installation which suggest that English might dispense of its ‘old world‘ roots given its re-deployment as the world’s most commonly used cross-border language.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan - Mountain Language

Lawrence Abu Hamdan - Mountain Language

Thursday 25 April 2013, 17:30 to 18:00
An audio adaptation of Harold Pinter’s Mountain Language – a play that acts as an indictment against the bans and regulations enforced upon speech during 1980's Britain and the banning of the ...
Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Aural Contract Audio Archive

Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Aural Contract Audio Archive

Friday 26 April 2013 to Sunday 28 April 2013, 09:00 to 16:00
A sound installation activated by the performative act of speaking, Lawrence Abu Hamdan's Aural Archive is an extension of his ongoing project Aural Contract - constituted by a series of events, ...
David Berridge and Eleanor Vonne Browne in conversation

David Berridge and Eleanor Vonne Browne in conversation

Friday 26 April 2013, 14:00 to 15:00
A conversation around a selection of publications presented by X Marks the Bökship with David Berridge (VerySmallKitchen) and Eleanor Vonne Brown (X Marks the Bökship).
Cally Spooner: I Have Been Ill-Advised by my Scriptwriter

Cally Spooner: I Have Been Ill-Advised by my Scriptwriter

Friday 26 April 2013, 15:30 to 15:45
Please note: This event will now take place on Saturday 27 12.30pm
Cally Spooner: I Have Been Ill-Advised by my Scriptwriter

Cally Spooner: I Have Been Ill-Advised by my Scriptwriter

Saturday 27 April 2013, 10:30 to 10:45
A performance written and directed by Cally Spooner on language and the theatre of words.
We are Family

We are Family

Saturday 27 April 2013, 11:00 to 15:00
For this 4 Days special come and explore the themes of spoken word, language and listening through workshops, activities and fun family friendly performances.
Tertulia

Tertulia

Saturday 27 April 2013, 12:00 to 14:00
Tertulia is a regular salon event for people working with or interested in language, both textual and vocal, from a range of different disciplinary and methodological perspectives.
Caroline Wilkins: Beyond the language of Zaum

Caroline Wilkins: Beyond the language of Zaum

Saturday 27 April 2013, 14:30 to 15:00
A promenade performance using the invented language ‘Zaum’ – coined by the Russian poet Chlebnikov following the Futurist’s experiments with sound symbolism and linguistic creation.

Maintenant Camarade

Saturday 27 April 2013, 16:30 to 17:30
A South West Edition of the innovative poetry series Maintenant Camarade with seven pairings of poets evidencing the expansive potential of the contemporary poetry scene in the UK.
Leslie Kulesh: HD: High Dissolution

Leslie Kulesh: HD: High Dissolution

Sunday 28 April 2013, 09:00 to 15:00
A participatory six hour silent meditation workshop with curated tea break.
Nicoline van Harskamp: Without Title (an Exercise in European English)

Nicoline van Harskamp: Without Title (an Exercise in European English)

Sunday 28 April 2013, 15:30 to 16:00
Two performances and an on-going installation which suggest that English might dispense of its ‘old world‘ roots given its re-deployment as the world’s most commonly used cross-border language.
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