Landscape

WORKSHOPS WITH ARTISTS: MELANIE WILSON

Wed 16 Oct

Artist Melanie Wilson (Landscape II) leads a participatory workshop entitled The use of images as a source for devising.

In groups of 3 participants select an image from a selection provided by Melanie. They will take this image away to prepare an idea for:

  • A piece of writing
  • A performance sketch, inspired by the image, which might include text, or no text, or movement or particular presentation decided by the author.

Images will include:

  • Images from Landscape II
  • Political images
  • Images of women from other countries
  • Images of modern women
  • Images of women from the past
  • Images from the modern world
  • Portraits
  • Landscapes

Text for performance will include the following themes:

  • Presenting interior thought
  • Describing consciousness on stage
  • Monologue
  • The diary/essay as a form
  •  In conjunction with this, the participants will think about writing that engages with themes of
  • Solitude
  • Imagining other’s experiences
  • Threat
  • Landscape
  • Personal freedom
  • Wed 16 Oct
  • 14:00
  • £5 Full & Concession (Add a ticket Landscape II for £10 total) Free for UoE students.
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