Ralph Hoyte at SANCTUM – Theaster Gates – Bristol


Associate artist Ralph Hoyte, at Sanctum, brings his epic completion of Coleridges ‘Christabel’ – CHRISTABEL-RELEASED – to Bristol over 4 days.

Monday 16th to Thursday 10th  November 6-7am

Today, Monday 16th, 12noon to 2pm Ralph also read ‘Hana no Kage/Shadow of a Flower’, his zen-poetic travelogue. A 2005 Arts Council funded trip to Japan to follow in the footsteps of 17th century wanderer poet Matsuo Basho’s ‘Oku no hokomichi’ (The Narrow Road to the Deep North). Listen to Hana no Kage on Bandcamp.

Sanctum hosts a continuous programme of sound over 552 hours, sustained by performers, musicians and bands in a temporary structure within the shell of Temple Church, Bristol. Sanctum is Theaster Gates’ first public project in the UK, produced by Situations, as part of Bristol 2015 European Green Capital.

Thank you to Sanctum and SITUATIONS for giving him the opportunity in such a wonderful space to air both these great works. http://sanctumbristol.com/

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