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: student performance perfformiad myfyrwyr, Christmas Nadolig 1977, Newport Casnewydd.

Performance and Photography
Perfformio a Ffotograffiaeth

Interviewee / Cyfwelai: David Hurn

David Hurn is a renowned documentary photographer and member of Magnum Photos. He founded the influential School of Documentary Photography in Newport in 1974. In this conversation, Hurn recalls the art scenes of Newport and Cardiff in the 1970s and discusses the relationship between performance and photography.

Mae David Hurn yn ffotograffydd dogfennol enwog ac yn aelod o Magnum Photos. Bu’n gyfrifol am sefydlu’r Ysgol Ffotograffiaeth Ddogfennol ddylanwadol yng Nghasnewydd yn 1974. Yn y sgwrs hon, mae Hurn yn rhannu ei atgofion o sin celf Casnewydd a Chaerdydd yn y 1970au ac yn trafod y berthynas rhwng perfformio a ffotograffiaeth.

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In English / Yn Saesneg
Interviewer / Cyfwelydd: Rebecca Edwards
Recorded / Recordiwyd: Tintern / Tyndyrn
8 September / Medi 2010
[Cyf/Ref: IWFYAT-SI-12]

Image / Llun: student performance perfformiad myfyrwyr, Christmas / Nadolig 1977, Newport / Casnewydd.
[Courtesy of / Drwy garedigrwydd: David Hurn- Archive Collection (Private) / Casgliad Archif (Preifat])

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audioAudio Extract / Clip Sain

Photographer David Hurn remembers performance and the work of Keith Arnatt at Newport College of Art in the late 1960s.

Mae’r ffotograffydd David Hurn yn dwyn i gof gwaith a pherfformiadau Keith Arnatt yng Ngholeg Celf Casnewydd yn y 1960au hwyr.

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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

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