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Opening of Bodies:On:Live
Parvathy Baul and other guests to be announced
DATE: Thursday 24 June 2021
TIME: 12 noon UK – find your local time
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
Parvathy Baul is the most recognised woman Baul performer in the world. She is a practitioner, performer, storyteller, painter and teacher of the Baul tradition from Bengal, India. She has performed in over forty countries, including World Music Centre, NYC; and Festival of World Sacred Music Fez, Morocco. http:/parvathybaul.com
As the Magdalena Project prepares to celebrate its 35th anniversary this year, we invite you to meet and converse with the project’s founders and others who have long been part of the Magdalena network. Hear personal accounts of the project’s earliest days, learn about the motivations and challenges for various festivals and events, ask questions and discuss. The event is bookended by performances from both ends of the network’s generational spectrum – founding member Gilly Adams, and Meg Ella, who was born into the Magdalena.
Bring your own wine, tea, coffee (depending on your time zone) and join the conversation with Jill Greenhalgh, Julia Varley, Geddy Aniksdal, Brigitte Cirla, Gilly Adams, Helen Chadwick, Kordula Lobeck de Fabris, Cristina Castrillo, Bruna Gusberti, Deborah Hunt and others from the network.
DATE: Friday 25 June 2021
UK TIME: 20:00 – find your local time
LOCATION: Zoom – you will receive an email with the zoom link once you have booked in.
Jill Greenhalgh, Julia Varley, Geddy Aniksdal, Brigitte Cirla, Gilly Adams, Helen Chadwick, Kordula Lobeck de Fabris, Cristina Castrillo, Bruna Gusberti, Deborah Hunt and others have been involved since the early days of the Magdalena network.
Website: the Magdalena Project
Join world-renowned toilet artist Zoe Gudoviĉ and others from the festival organising team for a clean-up discussion to close the festival.
DATE: Sunday 27 June 2021
TIME: 22:00 UK + find your local time
DURATION: 1 hour
Zoe Gudović is a cultural manager, producer and organizer, feminist, lesbian, artactivist. Since 1995 she has researched and taken part in informal and engaged theatre forms. She merges art and activism in her practice in order to change the current social relations and awareness. Theatre educator. Performer. Drag king transformer. Toilet artist.
Zoe will be joined by whoever from the festival organising team has managed to stay awake for the end – some of Elizabeth de Roza, Helen Varley Jamieson, Christina Papagiannouli, Janaina Matter, Karin Ahlstrom, Nur Khairiyah and Suzon Fuks; as well as artists, volunteers, participants and audience from the whole festival.
Bring your own cleaning fluids and equipment!
Bring your dancing shoes and music!