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Lone Twin present Town Crying at Dott 07 Festival

20 Oct 2007

Event times

performance 11am-3pm, talk and book launch 3-4.30pm

Cost of entry

Free

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Gateshead, United Kingdom

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Lone Twin - Town Crying, performance and artists' talk at Dott 07 Festival

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Forma presents a one-off performance and artists' talk by the performance art group Lone Twin, who collaborated with Alnwick's award'winning town crier during Summer 07 to create a unique series of proclamations that tell stories of places, events and communities back to the people of the region.

Artists' Talk, BALTIC, Level 1, 3 - 4.30pm
Artists Gregg Whelan and Gary Winters will tell the story of the making of the project, showing footage of performances. The talk will be followed by a book launch with signings by the artists and the Town Cryer. Audiences receive a free copy of the book, Town Crying - published by Forma, which documents these unique events.

Performance, NewcastleGateshead Quayside, 11am- 3pm:
A special Town Crying performance preceding the talk takes place in and around the Dott07 festival site, where Alnwick's award- winning Crier will present all of the seven scripts performed in locations across the North East during July 2007.

Book your place for the talk at http://www.dott07.com/go/dottdebates/register

Town Crying is produced by Forma and commissioned by Dott 07 (Designs of the time) as part of Vital Signs. The project is funded by Design Council and One North East and forms part of North East England's world class festivals and events programme.

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