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A Seeing of Forests: Becoming More Than Human

20 August 2014
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

Join us in the midst of ONCA’s becoming-animal exhibition to hear tales of fox-women, wolf-girls and forest speakers.

From Red Riding Hoods to Siberian Shamans, this is a night of tales familiar and unfamiliar, old and new, in which skin becomes a site of transition, and finding a home becomes an entirely different quest. Join poet Joanna Coleman and storyteller Abbie Palache for an evening of adult fairy tales and a celebration of shapeshifting enchantment.

The event will be in two parts, the first a storytelling performance and the second an open writing space, in which the audience will be invited to use the art on the walls and the words in the air to reach and weave their own wild voices.

Featured image above: detail of Matter and Memory by Jennifer Hooper

This event is suitable for ages 16+. Book in advance to avoid disappointment. A limited number of tickets will be available on the door.


20 August 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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ONCA Gallery
14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom

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