How did they do that?!
A worldwide sensation which has toured Paris, Vienna and Moscow is now quite literally squeezed into Bangor.
Bodies in Urban Spaces aimed to help people experience urban architecture in a new and unique way – by squeezing into parts of the city itself.Keith Morris
Performers, including free runners, gymnasts, climbers, martial artists and dancers, were temporarily arranged en route and squeezed, balanced and rearranged among Bangor's buildings over the weekend.
Have a look at our gallery - you really won't believe your eyes as what they can do...http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/bodies-urban-spaces-squeezes-bangor-6146821
by Walesonline.co.ukon: 6th October 2013
On Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October, Migrations in partnership with Pontio presented Bodies in Urban Spaces, a travelling performance rediscovering the urban spaces of Bangor, Gwynedd.
The original creation of Austria’s Willie Dorner, Bodies in Urban Spaces has become a worldwide sensation. With successful tours to Paris, Vienna, Moscow, Philadelphia, Montreal and Seoul. In Bangor, over the two days, over a thousand people experienced the performance.
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I first met Peter Kraus (who you see here tearing it up back in the day) walking down the street in the early eighties. At the time he was our milkman, and because he was keen to get his round finished so he could get on with one of his adventures later in the day he…
I’m not sure quite when it happened but pop music has taken a real turn for the worse over the last decade. It is now created by committee, teams of writers and producers undertaking market research to engineer the most marketable track. It is about spending millions on a video that shows scantily clad clothes horses writhing unconvincingly…read more
Midway - a film by Chris Jordan
you know i'm pretty optimistic much of the time, but occasionally i sink. And seeing this was one of those moments. aside from the impacts of global warming / climate change and the affects that is and will continue to have on us (humans) the environment that sustains us all and the…read more
Artist: Sarah Louise Owen
Album: Dream Catcher
Release Date: 25th November 2012
The female voice is a wondrous thing in my opinion. It can make more of even the most mundane lyrics than you could reasonably expect. Not that any of the lyrics on “Dream Catcher” are mundane – far from it – but Sarah Louise Owen…read more
On the 12th August, 2012, the fantastic Jelili Atiku came to visit TOGYG, the artist group run by Bangor Greadigol, based at The Old Goodsyard, Treborth. Jelili inspired us all with his enthusiasm and pulled performance pieces from even the most reticent of us. A true collaboration, where each artist expressed their individuality while still remaining but one part of a group.
Branches: The Nature of Crisis is a site-specific performance created in Wepre Forest, Flintshire by choreographer Constanza Macras for National Theatre Wales. The full performance involved a three-hour walk through the woods, but on September 15th the actors stayed behind to create a new shorter ‘remix’ which was beamed to the centre of Cardiff and streamed on The Space. http://thespace.org/items/s000107e?t=jw47
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