Calling all performers! Join artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd for a one-off workshop, where you will perform, invent, improvise make and create! Open to all participants aged 8–15 years.
Working directly with Chetwynd and a youth worker, a group of 10-15 children will explore ideas of performance and improvisation through a range of moving image works before making their own puppets and props for a new performance. A short film of the group performance will be presented as part of ‘Performing for the Camera’, the final season of THE BIG PICTURE SHOW at Tramway, Glasgow (10 November – 11 December, 2016).
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s (b. 1973, London) practice intertwines performance, sculpture, painting, installation and video. Her work incorporates elements of folk plays, street spectacles, popular culture and Surrealist cinema. Her performances and videos often employ troupes of performers – friends and relatives of the artist – and feature handmade costumes and props. She has performed and exhibited internationally, and was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2012. She lives and works in Glasgow.
Please bring a packed lunch for participants; light refreshments will be provided throughout the day.
Presented by LUX Scotland for THE BIG PICTURE SHOW, a season of artists’ moving image for children at Tramway.
Image: collage by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd