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This event explores the hidden sounds of the 'ether', the unexpected vibrations of our surroundings and the 'unbodied' voices that shape the spaces through which we walk. Join the discussion and performance by two experimental artists. Marja-Leena Sillanpää (born in Finland, based in Stockholm), will summon sounds from the ether, in a powerful and moving electrical/electronic performance, making present the atmosphere as sound source. Sillanpää works in many media, always attentive to place and to the place of the human.…Find out more »
50 years ago B.S. Johnson’s ‘book in a box’ The Unfortunates was published. Acclaimed as one of the great post-war experimental novels the 27 separately bound chapters (other than first and last) can be read in any order. For Being Human festival 2019, 75 readers will be taking on the role of B.S. Johnson. Spreading out across the city of Nottingham in which the book is set - in bookshops, pubs, churches, homes and a host of atmospheric nooks and…Find out more »
Discover the hidden corners and secret stories of Attenborough Nature Reserve on the banks of the River Trent. Join us at one of the East Midlands’ most popular and best loved nature reserves as we explore what makes this unique wildlife site so popular and consider why it means so much to so many people. Throughout the day we will have a series of walks and talks that will shed new light on the site’s history, wildlife and management, as…Find out more »