Friday 1st September: 4 - 8pm
Saturday 2nd September: 12 - 5pm
Sunday 3rd September: 12 - 5pm
The Foyer, Fairfield Halls
An audio guide leads its listener through a series of images. A character in itself – the guide takes on the role of an unreliable narrator with a shifting tone: at times direct, at points abstractly poetic, and sometimes reflective. These inconsistencies and fluctuations in approach conjure up questions around the ways in which our eyes and our minds often sit at odds with each other – does the audio match up with what our own vision makes of the photographs? How many ways can an image be read? Is seeing really believing or is the old adage flawed?
From “the massive quiet” to the domestic details, Renton renders strange, wonderful and questionable something most of us experience to varying degrees each day; looking. She has woven artworks across different senses which exist as both challenges and invitations, all with an edge that feels manageable. - Elspeth Wilson, Disability Arts Online
Writer and photographer - Ellen Renton
Funders / supporters - Disability Arts Online and the Edwin Morgan Trust
With thanks to AGITATE Gallery and Emily Nicholas
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Important access information: Everyone is welcome to this performance. Guide Dogs will be looked after by our volunteers in a separate area due to the artist having a severe, life-threatening allergy to all dogs.
If you would like to attend this performance with your Guide Dog please contact email@example.com
to discuss how we can facilitate this safely.
For this event, the following access provision will be available:
- Roaming BSL Interpreters. To book time with an interpreter for this event, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Print-outs of poems
- Poems played through audio headsets
- This is a relaxed event
- Step-free access throughout
- Accessible toilets closeby
- Audio Describers will be available across the festival to support with guiding, touch tours and describing on an on-demand basis. To book time with a describer for this event, email: email@example.com
A Wellbeing Hub and breakout space is available within the venue