On 1st March Merched Chwarel concluded our R&D project with a caban-style, day – long ‘sharing’, kindly hosted by the Amgueddfa Llechi, Llanberis.
The day was in two parts: A drop in exhibition of our work in progress (incorporating sketch books, video, sound, 3-D work, photographs, installations and research) attended by all four artists and about 40 guests, followed by an hour-long caban debate with tea and bara brith. The debate was attended by invited guests from the arts, archaeology and womens studies, as well as those with a strong personal connection to the quarries and quarrying.
We created the space for dialogue to happen, questions to be asked, artistic ideas and information to be shared.
This followed a more public ’Open Day’, again hosted by Amgueddfa Llechi Llanberis, on February 22nd where there was an opportunity for the public to observe our working processes, to share…
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