2018

2018 engaged live audiences and collaborations with artists to build the conversational environment and create a live encounter. A residency at Union 105 resulted in a special event at The Tetley for Light Night Leeds.

Creator

Akeelah Bertram

Collaborators

Joanne Armitage

Akeim Touissant Buck

Adam Glatherine

Aron Kyne

Zodwa Nyoni

Anya Stewart-Maggs

Thabo Mkwananzi

Mirabel Ukpabio

Participants

Malika Al-kebsi

Mansor Al-kebsi

Yahya Al-kebsi

Denmarc Creary

Jessica Passant

Adeline Pitu

Ahmed Mohamed

Salvador Muila

Sallah Omar

Omari Swanston-Jeffers

Ruvimbo Togara

We drew on conversations with communities in Leeds and our personal narratives to explore themes of migration.

 

During the encounter artists are situated amongst and moving throughout the audience with multiple areas of focus around the space.

EVOKE

LOSS OF SELF, PLACE & TIME :

A THREE-PART EXPLORATION OF HUMAN CONNECTION

EVOKE

Responds to specific communities translating local experiences into universal statements.

Residencies & workshops with local artists & communities to create an Encounter in Ultiverse.

IMMERSE

Responds to the audiences in light and sound as they move through the conversational environment.

Permanent and temporary installation in physical space

EXPLORE

Expands understanding of Ultiverse, exploring the themes, processes and mechanics of the work.

Workshops, talks, videos and online interactions

2019 WILL SEE THE LAUNCH OF ULTIVERSE NOMAD,

A JOURNEY TO CONNECT WITH SITES ACROSS THE WORLD

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