Human Threads

EXHIBITION | MAY 11 – AUGUST 28

A large scale, multi-sensory exhibition conceived as an accessible, creative experience informed by individuals with profound and multiple learning disabilities, Human Threads takes the form of an interactive landscape which invites audiences on a journey of light, sound, touch and smell.

EVENTS AND PERFORMANCES | MAY 14 – AUGUST 28

A series of FREE accessible events and performances designed to animate ‘Human Threads’. The events are designed to offer people a very different day out, regardless of the weather.

‘A Progression Through Frequency’ – Jonathan Ashwood

‘A Progression Through Frequency’ – Jonathan Ashwood

A drum beat performance as a universal language. A fun feel good performance. Read More »
Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Artlink artists will creatively engage with visitors using improvisation and play as a means of creating an inclusive route into the artwork Read More »
‘Fair Play ‘- Red Note (July)

‘Fair Play ‘- Red Note (July)

A playful, inclusive, and interactive sharing of the exhibition through live improvisations performed by Red Note Ensemble. Read More »
‘Collective Endeavors’ – Aya Kobayashi and Alex South

‘Collective Endeavors’ – Aya Kobayashi and Alex South

Aya (dance) and Alex (clarinets) will improvise movements and sounds together. Expect a dynamic and playful response to the performance. Read More »
‘Deep Listening’ – Ruta Vitkauskaite and Emily Doolittle

‘Deep Listening’ – Ruta Vitkauskaite and Emily Doolittle

A 45 min deep listening workshop in which participants relax and listen to the sounds around them. Read More »
‘Whale Opera’  by the  Spatial Opera Company

‘Whale Opera’ by the Spatial Opera Company

The Spatial Opera Company will perform Whale Opera, combining whale song , voice and violin and based on the idea of spatial sound travel Read More »
Human Threads Live: ‘Ribbon-like and Endlessly Entangling’ Hailey Beavis

Human Threads Live: ‘Ribbon-like and Endlessly Entangling’ Hailey Beavis

A sonic performance taking place within the vast silk tunnel artwork created by artists Laura Spring and Claire Barclay. Read More »
Human Threads Live: ‘Surface Only’ JP Waksman

Human Threads Live: ‘Surface Only’ JP Waksman

Surface Only is a performance that uses a huge array of everyday sounds channeled through the artist Wendy Jacobs exhibit. Read More »
‘Nature Music For Voice’ – Stephanie Lamprea

‘Nature Music For Voice’ – Stephanie Lamprea

Soprano Stephanie Lamprea sings songs from nature unaccompanied within the exhibition. Read More »
‘Feel The Rhythm’ – Jonathan Ashwood

‘Feel The Rhythm’ – Jonathan Ashwood

A drum beat performance as a universal language. A fun feel good performance. Read More »
Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Moments When We Collide – James McClardy, Kevin McPhee, Francesca Nobilucci

Artlink artists will creatively engage with visitors using improvisation and play as a means of creating an inclusive route into the artwork Read More »
‘Fair Play’ – Red Note Ensemble (Closing Event)

‘Fair Play’ – Red Note Ensemble (Closing Event)

Red Note Ensemble will perform a specially commissioned soundscape created by Martina Corsini marking the close of the exhibition. Read More »


READING BETWEEN THE LINES
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To explore how different perspectives can bring us together we have asked different artists and thinkers to respond to issues that were being unearthed as Covid-19 started to take its toll on our communities in March 2020. Each writer was asked to respond to a simple brief that in some way related to their lived experience, providing the opportunity to open up these issues, to better understand what we could and should have in common.

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PERSPECTIVES

Everyone has their own perspective on the Human Threads exhibition. What follows is a cross section of these experiences – to establish a fuller picture of the artworks and their impact. We learn from taking the time to understand the specifics of involvement, we understand that each person has their own very particular way of being involved. Our intention is to share these different perspectives to establish a more generous understanding of each other and the common ground we share.

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