The Drawing Room

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From 22 October 2016 to the 27 February 2017 Oriel Davies' Gallery 2 was transformed into The Drawing Room - Newtown's living room in an art gallery! Imagined as a creative social space, where art, performance, craft and film could be made, shared and inspired. The Drawing Room was a place for ideas, discussion, learning, creativity and play. A spa...
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How To Climb A Mountain

How To Climb A Mountain
Organisational Diagrams for Everyday Life The Drawing Room Residency October 2016 Everyone has their routines, making tea, sorting socks, climbing a mountain. The Drawing Room residency was the perfect setting to try out a new idea and to open up my practice to a new audience who weren't at all shy about talking about and/or drawing theirs! My work...
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Oubliette 15 February 2017

Oubliette 15 February 2017
Though still rib-sore after eight hours of being corseted and crinoline-d, I am so glad that I did it - though it's full import has yet to make its mark. Over six months in the making, I have to pinch myself that I did it. What a feat. What a feat of genteel endurance. Sitting there on the floor, the giant doll's house by my side, I ...
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Making Stories Workshop - February 14 2017

Making Stories Workshop - February 14 2017
​A long but rewarding day. I had hoped for more participants but the ones who did come and engage with the workshop generously gave their time and patience, including a delightful little boy who stayed over two hours and a young carer who sat diligently working for over three. Six stories in all were written and framed. I exerted much effort i...
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Talking

Talking
​Two nice things happened. First, AXIS chose Oubliette for their highlight of the week -  http://www.axisweb.org/highlights/2017/highlighting-oubliette-project-by-ellen-bell/  and then the Radio Wales Arts Show asked me to be a contributor on last night's programme -  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08dm6g9 . It was good to talk abo...
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Conversations: Dancing in the Gallery

A day of talks, performance, film and discussion focusing on the presence of live dance performance in the Gallery. Photo gallery here pdf File Name: Convertsations_Dancing-in-the-Gallery_Schedule.pdf File Size: 155 kb Download File pdf File Name: Conversations-Dancing-in-the-Gallery_Biogs.pdf File Size: 481 kb Download File
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