BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

27 November 2014
NottinghamNottingham

BBC Homepage
»BBC Local
Nottingham
Things to do
People & Places
Nature
History
Religion & Ethics
Arts and Culture
BBC Introducing
TV & Radio

Sites near Nottingham

Derby
Humberside
Leicester
Lincolnshire
South Yorkshire

Related BBC Sites

England
 

Contact Us


NOW Festival : 17th October – 2nd November 2003
Terrestrial - preview

Artist:
Howard Matthew
Venue:
Car Park on top of the Broadmarsh Centre
Time: Saturday: 12.00-15.00, 18.00-21.00 hrs Sunday: 12.00- 15.00hrs
Tickets: Free
Dates: 1st and 2nd November 2003
Terrestrial
Terrestrial
The viewer uses the telescope to track the artist as he moves across the city - giving a unique social and historical view of Nottingham.
SEE ALSO
NOW Festival Listings

NOW Festival Previews:
- Quiet Time
- One Stop
- A Page Of Madness
- On The House
- FIB
- Golem
- 30KM
- Locator
- In Another Light...
- Flatpack
- The Wildebeest Lounge
- Untitled (Interior DIE)
- Private Room No.10
- Terrestrial
WEB LINKS
NOW Festival website
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites.
FACTS

The NOW Festival, now in its 14th year, has established itself as one of the most highly regarded new art festivals in Britain and hosts a wealth of national and international artists, performers and photographers.

PRINT THIS PAGE
View a printable version of this page.
get in contact
Terrestrial is a series of guided journeys across Nottingham city centre using a mini-disc Walkman and telescope.

It is an intimate performance, offering a one-to-one encounter for the viewer, who uses the telescope to track the artist as he moves across the city.

The journey treads a path between the historic and the mundane, giving the audience a unique social and historical view of Nottingham.

The positioning of the telescope affords a panoramic view of the city.

The telescope will be housed in an outdoor shelter that will dictate the viewpoint of the viewer, as well as provide a welcome relief from Nottingham’s harsher elements.

The visual journey is accompanied by a recording that acts as guidance notes along these predetermined routes, effectively determining the duration of the performance.

Terrestrial is an investigation into the relationship between viewing, social space and the city.

It is an attempt to reframe the urban by asking us to consider our own performativity within the built environment.

Due to the limited size of the audience, the performance will be scheduled at specific times and audience members may have to sign up a designated time.
Top | Culture Index | Home
Also in this section
Culture and Arts
Wordz Out

Thirty Flight Rock

Search for lost cartoons

New releases - album reviews
Guide to Nottingham lingo
Views of Nottinghamshire - e-cards
Contact Us
BBC Nottingham website
London Road
Nottingham, NG2 4UU
(+44) 0115 955 0500
nottingham@bbc.co.uk



About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy