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5 x 5 x 5 series: Everything is changing. Nothing has changed. Change is coming.

5 x artists. 5 x writers. 5 x researchers. Bringing together diverse voices for an online series of arts and culture, in response to the global issues of 2020.

“As part of the Legacies and Futures season we invited five writers and five researchers to respond to the provocation “Everything is changing. Nothing has changed. Change is coming.” Their work is presented as part of the 5x5x5 series alongside the artwork of five artists commissioned through The Arts Institute Covid-19 art fund. The series takes stock of this tumultuous time as we are living it through...

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Silence Between Waves, Richard Chappell Dance

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 19:30
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Silence Between Waves is a film performed by a cast of three exceptional Singaporean dancers shot on Torbay's scenic Berry Head.

Taking inspiration from the headland's views and environment and with a soundscape featuring recorded local stories by Torbay's Sound Communities, Silence Between Waves frames a conversation through movement and sound, connecting two countries and places across the sea by reflecting on home and far away. This film features a powerful international ensemble as a metaphor for how our oceans and dance share worldwide connectivity and...

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Bite Size: The Infinite Crossroads

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 13:00
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With Dr Alan Butler, University of Plymouth, as part of the Kehinde Wiley exhibition Ship of Fools

“Confined on the ship, from which there is no escape, the madman is delivered to the river with its thousand arms, the sea with its thousand roads, to that great uncertainty external to everything. He is a prisoner in the midst of what is the freest, the openest of routes: bound fast at the infinite crossroads”. Michel Foucault, Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason .

Young men today are awash in a sea of identities....

New film tells story of iconic Hound Tor medieval village

Authored by Mary

A new film exploring the fascinating history of one of the most famous deserted villages in England has been released by Dartmoor National Park. ‘Medieval Houndtor: A Contested Landscape’ tells the story of Hound Tor Medieval village and celebrates the contribution pioneering female archaeologist Marie Minter made towards our understanding and conservation of Dartmoor’s heritage. The film is...

Date night at Vue Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Vue Plymouth is encouraging couples to have a cosy date night this Valentine’s Day with a range of new and classic films as well as big screen theatre productions, giving lovebirds a range of great stories to get lost in. Following new research from Vue and University College London, it has been revealed that as viewers watch a film, their heart rates become more closely aligned, often...

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Exeter!

Authored by Mary

Embark on an epic adventure – via the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to the Exeter Corn Exchange on 7-8 February and 25-26 March. The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a selection of adrenaline-packed films, starring athletes and explorers as they venture to the edge of their limits in remote corners of the planet. Witness the world’s best adventure film...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Embark on an epic adventure – via the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to the Exeter Corn Exchange on 7-8 February and 25-26 March. The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a selection of adrenaline-packed films, starring athletes and explorers as they venture to the edge of their limits in remote corners of the planet. Witness the world’s best adventure film-makers telling stories of life-affirming journeys with stunning wilderness cinematography – all from the comfort of a cinema seat! As well as gripping short films and a celebratory festival...

Exhibition: Alumni Show

Running alongside the School of Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Show 19, the Alumni Show brings together some of the finest alumni from the school including artists, designers, filmmakers, illustrators, photographers and architects, who since graduating have built successful careers within their respective fields.

Come and see how our creative alumni are making their mark on the world.

Times: Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00 Saturday 11:00-16:00 Sunday 9 June 11:00-16:00

Free admission

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibition-alumni-show

Exhibition: The Unknown Knowns

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibition-the-unknown-knowns

Free admission Opening times: Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00, Saturday 11:00-16:00

In a world where data is as valuable as land, how vigilantly are we protecting our most prized assets, and how much of ourselves is available on the open market?

By sharing our personal preferences, thumbprints and 3D face scans how easily can we be tracked and influenced and who is watching on the other side of the telescreen?

In 'The Unknown Knowns', Plymouth-based curator Vickie Fear brings together artists...

Inspiring new film celebrates the people behind Plymouth's growing community business sector

Authored by Sarah Parker

A film dedicated to the people of Plymouth and the city’s growing community business sector has been launched.

The uplifting footage, produced by independent trust Power to Change, highlights some of the people, places and ideas behind the city’s dynamic alternative economy.

The short film features a range of projects from across the city, including Street Factory, a dance...

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