IMPRINT Festival- A collaboration between Fabelist and The Serpentine Gallery

27 Jan 2012 – 4 Feb 2012

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Starts 12am 27th January

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Centre for Possible Studies

London, United Kingdom

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  • Nearest tube stations: Edgware Road (Circle & District lines) or Marble Arch (Central Line)

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On FRIDAY JANUARY 27th FABELIST invites YOU to roam IMPRINT- a world of interweaving, storytelling voices- for adults and children alike- capturing the past, celebrating the present and introducing the future. A FREE FAMILY CULTURAL FESTIVAL by FABELIST working with residents of Church Street, Edgware London NW8 in response to planned redevelopment Open to the public from 12am-8.30pm for a FREE day event Friday 27th January 2012 at The Centre For Possible Studies- 21 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8HR.Exhibition will run until 3rd February. VIEW and LISTEN to the individual and collaborative IMPRINTS from Fabelist's established artists and writers who, have been exhibited and published all over the world. DISCOVER previously unrepresented young talents. SEE the results of the collaborative work of Fabelist's acclaimed contributors with Church Street neighborhood. Then… help these stories come to life by adding your OWN layer to the collective IMPRINT. Collect your ticket and navigate the monochrome printed world, completing activities presented in a range of media, from fashion to gastronomy, by FABELIST's young artists. Each activity provides visitors a chance to imagine their dreams for the future. By Daylight Treats include: - The ‘web of unforgotten stories': leave your memories in safe keeping with our story weavers, in exchange for a magical flying balloon to take you on a journey into future dreams. -Create your own heroes and heroines with FABELIST's young designers. at ‘Poppy's Paper Doll Parlour' . -Add you imaginary destination to the ‘Story Village', inspired by the plans for new housing designed by Church Street residents. Take a look around and you may find some of the stories of Church Street's younger residents already growing in the garden. -Direct your story's action by imitating our troop of musical troubadours who, have learnt their tales from young Church Street residents. -Every hero needs sustenance so you may be tempted to barter drawings for food, reflecting Church Street's diverse ethnicity, at The Edible Art Movement's banquet- The EAM are seeking temporary members to perfect the art of jelly baby munching and, will be setting ‘edible art tests' to earn your character a place at the table. -Finally, don't forget to get your ticket stamped at each activity to earn your complete IMPRINT. By Moonlight The evening will see these stories transform for an adult audience as the EAM finish their tea party and serve drinks with a twist from a story salon and, the paper dolls switch dungarees for party dresses. Musicians and theatrical performers will join the throng and guests will be enticed to participate in scenarios inspired by the stories of youth groups from Church Street as they wander through the art work. With thanks to: The Edible Art Movement, Blind Tiger, 1O1, Church Street Neighbourhood Centre, The Cockpit Theatre, The Serpentine's Centre for Possible Studies Complimentary Ticket Link: IMPRINT .... FABELIST is a new international online arts, literature and performance community. Participants collaborate to make work across boundaries and expose the process behind their work on the online blog. Established practitioners benefit from a supportive environment and regular feedback from a pool of talented fellow contributors. They, along with FABELIST's professional mentors, give encouragement to younger, as yet unrepresented artists. Visit: http://www.thefabelist.com IMPRINT is an exhibition and interactive arts project inspired by the stories of Church Street Neighbourhood London NW8, staged in a range of media, from music to gastronomy into which visitors will dip in and out.


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