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Richard Broomhall: Severn Sea

01/04/17-01/05/17
Contains Art, East Quay, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ
open Wed – sun & daily during holidays

Severn Sea is a multi-media installation by Richard Broomhall inspired by the ancient mythology surrounding the West Somerset coastline and the Bristol Channel.

Artist-in-residence with Contains Art, Broomhall is inspired by the infrastructure of submarine internet cables that connect UK mainland from the River Severn to the rest of the world. His work is concerned with how this modern form of communication (which makes up 98% of all electronic communication) reflects the ancient forms of myth and storytelling surrounding this vast waterway.

'As you stand on the bay at Watchet and you look out across the Severn to Barry and Cardiff, you're looking immediately over four cables... Watchet and Contains Art are vital to [my] Severn Sea project' – Richard Broomhall
Container Conversation w/ Darren Hall, rising star of The Green Party 7pm 21/04/17 £12 entry Join Richard for an intimate and relaxing evening with Darren Hall, rising star of The Green Party, when they discuss the themes surrounding Richard’s work, inspiration and ideas in our popular, informal, conversational format. The discussion will be followed by a chance to ask questions alongside a meal with wine. Booking essential, jon@containsart.co.uk
Contains Art Somerset TA23 0AQ
Sat 1 Apr 2017 to Mon 1 May 2017
Contact telephone: 07583368072 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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