It Was 40 Years Ago Today

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Winner of the David Bradby TaPRA Award for Research in International Theatre and Performance 2011.

 

If you have any information on performance in Wales that could be of use to the project, please get in touch!

Whether you are an artist who has made performance work in Wales, or an audience member who once witnessed a performance (voluntarily or involuntarily!), we would be pleased to hear from you.
Any material will be of interest - from actual pieces of documentation to vague memories of events caught out of the corner of one's eye.
mail@performance-wales.org

Cysylltwch â ni os oes gennych unrhyw wybodaeth am berfformio yng Nghymru a allai fod o ddefnydd i'r prosiect!

Efallai eich bod yn artist sydd wedi gwneud gwaith perfformio yng Nghymru, neu'n aelod o gynulleidfa a welodd berfformiad unwaith (o'ch gwirfodd neu'n anwirfoddol!). Pwy bynnag ydych chi, hoffem glywed gennych.
Bydd unrhyw ddeunydd o ddiddordeb - o ddogfennau gwreiddiol i atgofion amwys am ddigwyddiadau a welwyd o gornel y llygad.
Mae'r manylion cyswllt wedi'u rhestru dan 'Cyswllt' yma, neu gallwch anfon e-bost i'r cyfeiriad hwn: mail@performance-wales.org

 

Project Director Cyfarwyddwr Prosiect: Heike Roms
Research Assistant Cynorthwyydd Ymchwil (2009-2011): Rebecca Edwards
Dept Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol

Contact: Professor Heike Roms
Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol
Aberystwyth University
Adeilad Parry-Williams Building
Aberystwyth SY23 3AJ,
UK phone ffon: (+44) 1970 - 621911 (direct uniongyrchol) mail@performance-wales.org

Funded by Wedi ei drawsgronni gan:
ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)
(CYNGOR YMCHWIL Y CELFYDDYDAU A’R DYNIAETHAU)

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What's Welsh for Performance? Beth yw 'performance' yn Gymraeg?

"It was forty years ago today...":
Locating the early history of performance art in Wales
1965-1979
"Ddeugain mlynedd yn ôl i heddiw...":
Lleoli hanes cynnar celf perfformio yng Nghymru
1965-1979

Image Llun: Anne Gingell in / yn ‘Green Rocks Over St Petersburg’ 1969

Cardiff – From Community Art to College of Art
Caerdydd – O Gelf Gymunedol i Goleg Celf

Interviewee / Cyfwelai: Ann Gingell

Ceramicist Ann Gingell was the partner of the late artist and teacher, John Gingell. She shares her memories of Cardiff’s art scene in the 1970s – from her work at Llanover Hall, a community arts centre, to the wide-ranging activities of Cardiff College of Art, where John Gingell was a key figure in establishing performance art as a core subject in the early 1970s.

Yr oedd y seramegydd Ann Gingell yn bartner i’r artist a’r athro, y diweddar John Gingell.
Mae’n rhannu’i hatgofion am sin gelf Caerdydd yn y 70au, o'i gwaith yn Neuadd Llanofer, Canolfan Celfyddydau Cymunedol, i weithgareddau eang Coleg Celf Caerdydd, lle yr oedd John Gingell yn allweddol o ran sefydlu celf perfformio fel pwnc craidd yng Ngholeg Celf Caerdydd ar ddechrau’r 70au.

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In English / Yn Saesneg
Interviewer/ Cyfwelydd: Rebecca Edwards
Recorded / Recordiwyd: Cardiff / Caerdydd
12 April / Ebrill 2010
[Cyf/Ref: IWFYAT-SI-5]

Image / Llun: Anne Gingell in / yn ‘Green Rocks Under St Petersburg’ Cardiff / Caerdydd 1969
[Courtesy of / Drwy garedigrwydd: John Gingell - Archive Collection (Private) / Casgliad Archif (Preifat)]

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audioAudio Extract / Clip Sain

Anne Gingell remembers the emergence of performance as part of the anti-Apartheid protest movement in the early 1970s.

Mae Anne Gingell yn dwyn i gof ymddangosiad perfformio fel rhan o’r mudiad gwrth-Apartheid yn y 1970au cynnar.

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transcript iconTranscript Summary of the Full Interview / Trawsgrifiad Cryno o’r Cyfweliad Llawn

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See Accessing Interviews for details of where to access the whole interview
Ewch i ‘Cael Mynediad at Gyfweliadau’ i gael manylion am sut i gael mynediad at y cyfweliad cyfan

Keywords / Geiriau Allweddol:

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