With the Broken Plate weekend fast approaching, here we share a timetable of the events that will take place within the Stockwell Building.
Together with locally based arts company, Emergency Exit Arts, and the University’s Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts with the Literature, Language and Theatre Department we have created a series of interactive experiences that are visible inside and outside the building. Through this project we hope you will enjoy discovering the building and look at what we can produce here.
Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 May 12.00pm – 2.00pm and 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Saturday 21st May 12.00pm – 3.00pm and 5.00pm – 8.00pm
Before I Die I Want to Learn……
Express your thoughts and hopes about what it is you want to learn and experience in life on our big chalk boards.
Arjunan Manuelpillai, Anna Bruder
Tuesday 17 – 21 May 9.00pm – Midnight
Silhouetted World – Night Projections
Animated silhouettes, negative spaces and creative abstractions take the viewer through an imaginary narrative where people and technologies are heavily inspired by Victorian Greenwich, steam-punk, and surrealism.
Manos Kanellos, Rob Hurley, Gabriel Radvila
Friday 20 May 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Saturday 21 May 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Time Travel TV
An opportunity to become a character from the past and the future and tell us a memory, a story or an opinion that will be live on camera in our mini TV studio.
TV film maker: Danny Santos Amaral
Andrew Macklin as your host
A hybrid digital video, hovering somewhere between an advertising poster and abstract animation – inspired by the history and recent excavations of Stockwell Street.
Sarah Daniel, Mike Feeley, Sinead McCarthy, Jelena Sipilova
Enter the A Line market, an interactive colouring-in installation for all the family. Pick a flower, a plate of food or a pair of glasses from one of the stalls and get colouring! Inspired by the old flea market that inhabited Stockwell Street.
Artist: Anna Bruder – A Line Arts;
Sound recordings: Diana Nechilcuic
Film: Kyle Graham
Immerse yourself in this video installation, created with local school children from James Wolfe Primary School, which creatively explores ideas surrounding changing places, developing communities and celebrating the heritage and future of Stockwell Street. Through a series of workshops the young people have explored ideas about Urbanism and how Urbanist thinking can affect the way that we live and behave in the places around us? It is this fundamental understanding of what makes places unique and how we can act to appreciate our environment that underpins the thematic content of the collaborative artworks and film.
Artist: Alex Evans with Film Maker: Kyle Graham, Sound and poetry: Arjunan Manuelpillai
Words from the Well
Discover the storytelling well and tales of what lies beneath Stockwell Street and old Greenwich. Hear short tales, tall tales or make up your own from the words in the well.
Storyteller: Arjunan Manuelpillai; Musician: Nick Cattermole
The Pub Under the Stairs
A cynical barmaid, a lady from the council and customers from another era all meet in a pub that time forgot. Inspired by the curious objects and artefacts that were dug up when the new Stockwell Street site was built, this 15 minute performance brings together live action and filmed images into a shared reality. Who and what was here and will you ever leave once you have arrived?
Directed by Jillian Wallis, film by Ed Currie.
Performers: Amy Bentley, Ruby Brown, Harriet Gandy, Daniel Ward-Nixon, Abbie Woolcott
Loops and Tides
An imagined Greenwich, looped in change, yet always returning, is evoked through animations, soundscapes and performance along with local residents’ views on how the centre of Greenwich has changed. The piece explores time and space and their impact on the area.
Lisa Hayes, Zhan Wang, James Riordan, Rory Dempsey
Sand is a mass participatory interactive projection work. It enables people to connect, communicate and play through drawing and writing. Sand is based on an online experiment, written by Output Arts member Jonathan Hogg, which was designed to allow people to draw interactively together across the internet, making simple, colourful marks that fade within moments.
Jonathan Hogg, Andy D’Cruz
Creative coordinator, University of Greenwich- James Hobbs:
Artistic Director (EEA): Deb Mullins
Project Manager (EEA): Elena Grice
Poster and Programme design: Shaan Blackford
David Waterworth and the Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich Bright, Amelia Lind and James Wolfe School, Greenwich Heritage Centre, Dave Hockham, John Dawson, James Corner, The Mitre Pub, Tony Othen and Mr. Sabo
Arts Council England