Event

A Ritual for Elephant and Castle

16 Oct 2009

Event times

7-9pm

Cost of entry

Free admission, booking required.

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • By Bus: 1, 35, 40, 45, 63, 68, 100, 133, 155, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 196, 333, 343, 363, 468, P5
  • By Tube: Northern Line (Elephant & Castle), Bakerloo Line (Lambeth North, Elephant & Castle)
  • By Rail: Waterloo Station, Elephant & Castle

Save Event: A Ritual for Elephant and Castle

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:

close

A Ritual for Elephant & Castle

About

Siobhan Davies Studios are pleased to present an evening of film and conversation as part of Elefest 2009. A Ritual for Elephant & Castle is a new documentary film which explores the transitions currently taking place in the South London neighbourhood. The documentary follows artist/shaman Marcus Coates as he sets out on a ‘Vision Quest' in the heart of this South London neighbourhood, to search out animal spirits to help guide the local community through a period of change. Involving local residents from the iconic Heygate Estate, Southwark councillors and a psychedelic doom rock orchestra called Chrome Hoof, the community and artists embarked on a journey into the depths of the neighbourhood in search of alternative ways to find solutions to a shared problem. The findings from the ‘Vision Quest' were presented to the community via a rock-disco-shamanic-ritual at the legendary Coronet Theatre in June this year. At this one-off event Siobhan Davies Studios present preview screenings of the film and performance at the Coronet Theatre alongside a talk with Michael Smythe (producer for Nomad), Marcus Coates and the writer Will Hodgkinson.

Art form Toggle

Conversation

Have you been to this event? What do you think? Join the discussion here!
Remember, you can include links to your instagram pictures and to videos.