Featuring exceptional dance, live music and the throwing of pots

at the wheel, Lives of Clay will be a vivid, visceral and vital experience of clay and theatre that tells three stories of how the extraordinary can emerge from the ordinary.


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Gwen Van Spijk

My research investigation into the emerging genre,'Performance craft' continues to develop steadily since 2016.The  process of bringing clay and Bharata Natyam together to create a dialogue continues to fascinate me. Academic presentations on this theme continue to be delivered  to interactive audiences, thus enabling me to extend the boundaries of this on-going enquiry.

Please do get in touch if you wish to know more about it.

19 April 2018, Academic Symposium, Centre of Performance Philosophy, University of Surrey

Photo Credit: Hilary Shedal

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