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Simon Whitehead will be artist in residence at Oriel Davies for a fortnight in October - Studies For Maynard Simon Whitehead will be artist in residence at Oriel Davies for a fortnight in October

Oriel Davies and Simon Whitehead present a live dance installation with movement, dance, image and sound

A dancer lies on the ground, looks at the sky and inhales the clouds. A spacewalking Apollo 9 astronaut describes his views of earth. Dice roll.

Home is a fabric, a weave, a practice of making and remaking.

Having spent many years taking himself and his work to distant places Pembrokeshire-based movement artist Simon Whitehead is taking time with Studies for Maynard to think about what it is to be located at home whilst holding the wider curve of the earth.

Simon will be resident at Oriel Davies for two weeks from 7 21 October 2015. He will be transferring the ephemera of his studio, developing a series of performance studies with sound artist Barnaby Oliver and showing the film made by Tanya Syed that accompanies his own work.

There will be a full events programme accompanying the show, including workshops, film screening and artist talks, all of which can be booked through Oriel Davies. It begins with a movement workshop with Simon on Friday 25 September, for emerging artists and students interested in the process of performance and dance making.

Simon Whitehead will be artist in residence at Oriel Davies from 7 October - 21 October

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