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Only Expansion

Only Expansion

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Touching the Void - Audio Described...
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Adam Buxton Rambles...
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Four Quartets Four Quartets & PVC
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Experience an utterly unique audio-walk through Oxford.

As sea levels rise and wildfires burn, Only Expansion remixes the sound of Oxford so you can experience sonically how your own life might change in the future. A beautifully made guidebook prompts you to explore the city, choosing your own route, while headphones with customised electronics capture and manipulate the sounds around you. Voices of passers-by become a choir, bus brakes create pulsating rhythms, these might then be blended with desert winds from Tunisia or the crumbling coasts of Norfolk.

A visceral and poetic reflection on what it means to live on a planet in crisis, Only Expansion connects the here to the elsewhere, letting you experience our tangled ecology through sound.

 

 

Only Expansion is commissioned by University of Exeter Arts And Culture. It was developed with support from Lydgalleriet Bergen, Theatre in The Mill Bradford, and Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants

Duration: 45mins with no interval

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Presented in collaboration with IF Oxford

By Duncan Speakman

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  • Hey Diddle Diddle Online

    Mon 10 May - Mon 28 Jun

    Monday morning musical fun, to start your week off with a dance and a song! Hey Diddle Diddle returns for another term on Zoom! Our free sing-along sessions for toddlers and their adults introduce music, dance and acting skills to early years children, to kick-start their excitement for creativity and imagination. With a new theme each week, you and your child are invited to play, laugh...

  • Four Quartets

    Mon 14 - Sat 19 , Mon 21 - Sat 26 Jun

    Ralph Fiennes directs and stars in a world premiere adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets to welcome audiences back to live theatre. Compelling, moving and symphonic, Four Quartets was the culminating achievement of his career as a poet, offering four interwoven meditations on the nature of time, faith, and the quest for spiritual enlightenment.  Mostly written before WWII when the c...

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