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: Marty St James, ‘I’ll See You’ 1979 Aberystwyth

Performance Art in the 1970s
Celf Perfformio yn y 1970au

Interviewee / Cyfwelai: Marty St. James

Marty St. James is one of the most important performance artists to have emerged from Cardiff College of Art in the 1970s. In this conversation St. James shares his memories of studying at Cardiff and of his career as a performance artist.

Marty St. James yw un o’r artistiaid pwysicaf i raddio o Goleg Celf Caerdydd yn y 1970au. Yn y sgwrs hon mae St. James yn rhannu ei atgofion o astudio yng Nghaerdydd ac o’i yrfa fel artist celf perfformio.

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In English / Yn Saesneg
Interviewers / Cyfwelwyr: Heike Roms, Rebecca Edwards
Recorded / Recordiwyd: London Llundain
14 October / Hydref 2010
[Cyf/Ref: IWFYAT-SI-14]

Image / Llun: Marty St James, ‘I’ll See You’ 1979 Aberystwyth
[Photo / Ffoto: Tim Diggles. Courtesy of / Drwy garedigrwydd: Tim Diggles - Archive Collection (Private) / Casgliad Archif (Preifat)]

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audioAudio Extract / Clip Sain

Artist Marty St James remembers a series of his early performance works, created when he was a student at Cardiff College of Art in the mid 1970s.

Mae´r artist Marty St James yn dwyn i gof cyfres o’i weithiau perfformio cynnar a grëwyd pan oedd yn fyfyriwr yng Ngholeg Celf Caerdydd yng nghanol y 1970au.

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

Will be posted soon.

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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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