ESSAY TIM COOKE (PHOTOGRAPHY BY BEN ABSALOM)

Views of the Wildmill Estate

Photo essay about the Wildmill Estate in Bridgend by Ben Absalom with accompanying text by Tim Cooke.

Equipped only with a black iPhone, he enters the estate via a tunnel below a Victorian railway bridge. The road along which he is walking is called Cemetery Road, on account of the enormous graveyard hidden behind a thick tangle of bushes and trees currently looming over his right shoulder...


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10/12/2019

Now I Become Myself: A Woman's Voice in Music and Poetry, a Lecture by Rhian Samuel

Demi Roberts traces the career of a transatlantic classical composer from Aberdare, and the factors that helped and hindered her progression as a female professional artist

20/11/2019

Dear Christine: A Tribute to Christine Keeler, at Swansea’s Elysium Gallery

Demi Roberts notes the compassion inspired by this exploration of hypocritical attitudes to female sexuality and media scapegoating

12/11/2019

Kamil and Francis (presented by Theatr Cadair) by DJ Britton

Demi Roberts is grateful for small lapses of history, on watching this reimagining of an historical encounter between St Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik al-Kamil

New Multimedia

This summer 2019 season, we present an animated trailer of Peter Goulding's On Slate, a humorous and engaging nonfiction account of the oddball community of rock climbers on Dinorwic's slate quarries in Snowdonia in the 80s, winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2019 Rheidol Prize for Writing with a Welsh Theme or Setting. Also, a filmic trailer of a dystopian novella by JL George with big themes of propaganda, communication and cohersion with a touching teenage boys' friendship at its heart. Winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2019 Aberystwyth University Prize for a Dystopian Novella.

REVIEW JOHN MORGAN

Seahenge: A Journey

John Morgan admires poetry and photography offering an ecological snapshot that uncovers an historical and archaeological timeline in its focus on a Norfolk Bronze Age timber circle threatened by rising tides more...

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GEE WILLIAMS

Pulp Kitchen

The UK may have no shortage of home-grown psychopaths but we are rapidly running up a trade deficit in criminologists. Lone maverick investigators are being imported in record numbers and chilly Scandinavia, for the moment, has cornered the market. more...





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