Flesh Grass Fresh Glass

Exhibitions and events

Flesh Grass Fresh Glass

2016 - 18th April 16
Shandy Hall Gallery

General event

"On the south wall in the chancel of the Church of St Michael, Coxwold, is the memorial tomb of Thomas,1st Viscount Fauconberg, and his wife Barbara Cholmeley erected in 1618.
The couple, carved in stone, are shown kneeling in silent prayer.
Below is an inscription that commemorates Thomas' love for Barbara:
'Omnis homo bulla, omnis caro faenum' which translates:
 'Every man is a bubble all flesh is grass'

The exhibition in the gallery at Shandy Hall takes this phrase as inspiration for a creative writing project and we have written and produced a series of neon lights and photographed them in wild locations across the North York Moors. 

The exhibition celebrates the imagined, the magical, the serendipitous and the ephemeral."

Gary Winters and Claire Hind

Gary and Claire collaborate on live performance pieces for the city and for the studio, gallery or museum; they also make Super 8mm film shorts, printed artworks and boxed archives that slip between performance documentation and artefact. Their work has toured internationally and has been regularly supported by Arts Council England. Projects include: Kong Lear, Dream Yards, Roy of the Dead/Day of the O, Gillygate Sleeps, We Made Something of This and Five Dead Acts Five Dead Cats. Gary Winters is the co-artistic Director of performance company Lone Twin and the company's work is regularly shown across the world to popular and critical acclaim. Claire Hind is an Associate Professor at York St John University where she is the course leader for the MA Theatre and Performance.

Admission: free 

Open: 2 - 4pm 11th April 

11am - 4pm everyday from 12th -  18th April

 Visitors are welcome to Shandy Hall Gardens, normal charges will apply. 

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