Plenty? of Art Installations and Demonstrations

26th Sep · Dawn Hawkins

Participatory art installations and demonstrations

Immerse yourself in artist Louise Harris’s Filigree Traces, a series of site-specific, participative works. As you explore our festival, document your journey and play it on music boxes encountered across the site. Use the map to locate the work our find them by chance throughout the day.

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Louise Harris - Music Box

Look out for artist and in-house audio archivist Saoirse Horne (aka Lamium project) as she roams across the festival gathering audio field recordings. With ears to the ground - the weather, people and habitats of Plenty? culminate in REFLECTING RHYTHMS OF PLENTY? an intuitive live sound performance.

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Saoirse Horne

Drop into the allotments and learn about Skep building techniques, with artist Caitlin Dick. This endangered craft connects bee colony structures and helps to prevent the ongoing loss of the honey bee. Drawing on primitive histories and traditions behind traditional straw bee skeps known as Ruskies Caitlin Dick will reveal how Skep is shaped and formed.

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Bee Skep

Join local basket maker Helen Jackson as she demonstrates her Apple Pickers basket using traditional techniques and home-grown willow. Head to FOLD to see Helen in action and learn about the process of growing willow as a sustainable material.

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Helen Jackson Basket

Plenty? a festival exploring more and less brings people and communities together to create an abundance of joy, well-being and sharing of collective experiences.

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