This performance of music and poetry was commissioned for the project Poetry Despite, Music Despite, Aaron Hughes’ presentation for BALTIC Artists’ Award.
What will Britain look like, feel like, be like to live in, in the wake of the Brexit vote? 50 projects funded by Sky Arts on this topic will be showcased on TV in Spring 2019. They will also be showcased at a free weekend festival in February at Barbican, London and BALTIC and Sage Gateshead. BALTIC’s specific artist commissions will include performance and film work.
Experience the first LateMix; a late-night takeover of BALTIC by young people working with artist Sophie Lisa Beresford. This special evening will include creative workshops, informal chats, artwork and music created exclusively for and by 12-19 year olds.
Celebrate World Book Day by making a book with artist Theresa Easton in this informal workshop. These practical and creative 2-hour sessions will explore book-making techniques including Chapbooks, pamphlet stitch, concertina and Turkish Fold.
Celebrate World Poetry Day in this Poetry Zine Making Workshop with artist and poet Stevie Ronnie. Explore texts from BALTIC Library in this intimate engaging session where you’ll be guided through the process of making a Poetry Zine.
Applications are now open for BALTIC Self-Publishing Artists’ Market 2019, with over 50 artists, bookmakers, small press publishers, printmakers, artist’s groups and zine makers selling their work. Application Deadline: Sun 3 Mar 2019
This live work by Ravioli Me Away, described by the artists as an opera, features sixteen new multi-genre musical compositions across three acts. The View From Behind The Futuristic Rose Trellis is a colourful, virtuous comi-tragic take on greed, freedom, individual and collective aspiration and the cycle of life, taking the audience through a multidimensional journey as ‘the trapped soul of humanity’ searches for a body that can give it meaning.