Friday 21 July
at Jubilee Pool, Penzance
Promenade 19.30 to 23.00. Free
An evening of live art and
performance at Jubilee Pool,
Penzance’s Art Deco lido. A bar
and food is available throughout
the evening at the Pool Café.
Eva Weavers Mermaid’s
is a solo performance along
Penzance Harbour to Jubilee Pool.
Join the City Woman at Penzance
train station at 19.30 for her
journey to the water and magical
transformation into a mermaid.
Misha Myers Hevva Hevva Archive
performance on the pool’s wall takes its inspiration from the hue
and cry of the huers that once was sounded along the
coasts of Cornwall to announce the
arrival of the pilchard shoals. This
cry, ‘here they are’, and the huer’s
gesticulations directing the fishing
boats at sea, once drew crowds to
gather and wonder in anticipation
of the spectacle of sustenance
work Shanty Archive
there is the marking
of objects, inscripted fragments,
moments which reconstruct a place
and dialogue with audiences.
Artists/dancers Polly Hudson and
Florence Peake will perform on the
More Stories from the Flesh. Archive“Traces
of kisses resonate on my skin. Ghostly imprints of touch on my flesh”.
This is part of a series of works that explore notions of rememberence
and archetypes of image and the (female) body.
Misha Myers 'Pain Town'
Blue by milgram.
an audio offshoot of the art group a.a.s., will create a site-responsive
performance; referencing white lab
coated technicians and Deep Blue
the first machine to win a chess game
against a reigning world champion.
Friday 21 & Saturday 22 July
St Johns Hall, Penzance
10.00 to 17.00 Free
Roddy Hunter –
(The Nearest Place from
Where To Begin a Journey) Archive
Roddy Hunter will have walked the
causeway connecting Marazion with
St. Michael's Mount.
to High Water
Over two days in Committee Room
No 4 of the town hall;
an installation/exhibition will investigate
and recall the layers of history which
connect East with West. There will be a
'report performance' at 16.30 on
Roddy Hunter (b. 1970, Glasgow) is
known internationally for contextual
and conceptual performance art
works concerned with urban
knowledge and ideology.
Please note Committee Room No 4
can only be accessed by stairs.
Roddy Hunter 'ethnographic
fault line II'
Poolside Café, Jubilee Pool
13.00 to 16.00 Free
Matt Hawthorn Shanty
Misha Myers Hevva Hevva
Both artists will continue and develop
the durational work from the Friday
evening launch at Jubilee Pool. The
public and bathers are invited to
contribute to both Shanty and Hevva.
Saturday 22 July
South Pier, Wharf Road, Penzance
21.30 22.30 Free
Sarah Jane Pell Hydrophilia
For Sarah Jane Pell’s solo performance her spherical
helmet is filled with water while she draws breath from a small umbilical.
a poised, lone aquanaut, meditating ‘underwater’ on the ships
deck. The water distorts facial expressions and a microphone amplifies the
meditative breathing rhythms.
Australian artist and commercial diver Sarah Jane Pell has established an
international reputation through a series of signature Aquabatics performances
that are provocative, innovative and
seductive engagements with water.
Sarah Jane Pell 'Hydrophilia'
All July archive photography by
Morgan Lowdnes & Steve Tanner
Review texts by Rupert White.