the sound of water

this thursday (18 march 2010) the mermaid is taking part in an exhibition of water themed photographs at temple pier, london. the mermaid will be showing extracts from her ‘the ocean in the city’ project. ‘the ocean in the city’ is about how we connect to the ocean in the city. the project is split into two image series. one is about the strange workings of accidental, unintended and official links such as street names or opening your hair & nail salon in a former seafood shop without changing the sign. the second one is about personal connections. for this part, the mermaid visits londoners in their homes or meets them in places where they connect to the ocean. she then photographs what that particular person wants to show/has prepared & talks about it with them.

if you are curious, here are the official details:

Kaparte Promotions presents:
The Sound of Water
A visual & sonic event

The symbolism of water has a universal undertone of purity and fertility. Symbolically, it is often viewed as the source of life itself as we see evidence in countless creation myths in which life emerges from primordial waters. 11 artists photographers and four music acts celebrate the relationship between the element and the surroundings, showing with their images and sound their personal vision of water, simply on a boat, on the Thames.

Thursday 18 March
Bar & Co, Temple Pier
Victoria Embankment

PHOTOGRAPHERS SLIDESHOW:
Robert Allwood, George Bush, Sophia Dawson, Kelvin Hayes, Ben McDonnell, George Koutsoudopoulous, Poison Creeper & Andrea, Karoliina Hujanen, Grahame Rockhill, Dominic Simpson & Yours Truly

LIVE MUSIC

Gagarin
http://www.myspace.com/ggrn

Platform Five (5)
http://www.platform-five.org.uk

Adam Donen
http://www.myspace.com/adamdonen

Will Connor (Vultures)
http://www.myspace.com/justvultures

Plus a selection of tunes from opera to post-industrial and special visual effects…by Matt from Exploding Cinema!

Curated by Klarita Pandolfi

Doors 7.00pm
Entry £5 on the door

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~ by Angela on March 16, 2010.

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