Blog

Honeysuckle Direction

 This was such an enjoyable and exciting project to put togther!  We hope it will tour again in the future – for now, though,  you can check out  some great images and sounds online  http://www.polestar.honeysuckledirection.org Performance storytelling with a magnetic twist Tour dates Spring/Summer 2013 Preview April 5th ( by invitation) Public premiere June 12th […]

Continue Reading...

Blog

Links

Richard Urbanski, Nomad Media – Ledbury Poetry Festival – Mosquito Night – http://www.mosquitonight.nomadnet.eu Julian Meredith – Sianed Jones – Maria Hayes – Centre for Performance Research – David England –

Continue Reading...

Blog

Here are some of the wonderful people who have contributed to Honeysuckle Direction projects over the last few years

Christine Watkins Writer and performer, initiating and developing work with a diverse range of collaborators. (See ‘About’ page.) Past commissions have included work for the British Film Institute, Welsh National Opera, Made in Wales, Foursight Theatre, Feelgood, Music Pool and many others. Two of Christine’s performance texts are published in One Woman, One Voice anthology […]

Continue Reading...

Blog

CowGirl Parlour

Our most recent performance project CowGirl Parlour, supported by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, had a highly successful run at Ledbury Poetry Festival  July 2015. You can see some great photos and look back over the development of the project at the project blog

Continue Reading...

Blog

The Juniper Ground

The Juniper Ground – is an ongoing performance research project in the form of an extended series of performative events, storytelling and practical enquiries into the relationship of performance and the sacred feminine. blogsite

Continue Reading...

Blog

How Not To Be Afraid Of The Dark – project info

June has inherited her great-aunt’s notes on the secret joys of night-time gardening. She’s keen to give it a try. But the shrubbery is a forbidding place in the dark, the sky is full of clouds and a ghostly group of women astronomers seems to have taken up residence in the potting shed… How Not […]

Continue Reading...

Blog

Update

This site is currently archiving projects to Summer 2016 and will continue to record current  specific art-science projects in 2018.  For other storytelling work please visit christinewatkins.co.uk Summer 2016 August 8th-September 5th Christine Watkins and Helen Terrett performance journey along the Aare River, Switzerland  details tba soon. June 15th  Hafod – Outdoor Labyrinth presentation in the […]

Continue Reading...

Blog

Research journey: NORTH

In February 2010 Christine accompanied  artist Maria Hayes on a research trip to the Swedish and Finnish Arctic. Under investigation was the idea of North, the Aurora Borealis and stories about the creation of the universe.  The itinerary included the Aurora Sky Station in Abisko, the Swedish Institute for Space Physics in Kiruna, the Museum […]

Continue Reading...

Blog

International Artist Residency, Åland Archipelago

During October and November 2011 Christine was Artist in Residence on Kökar, the outermost part of the Åland Archipelago which lies between Sweden and Finland at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia. There was a Work-in-progress demonstration of material created during the residency   WORDS TO LEARN AND USE/ORD ATT LÄRA OCH ANVÄNDA in Kökar […]

Continue Reading...

Blog

CowGirl Parlour

Our most recent performance project CowGirl Parlour, supported by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, had a highly successful run at Ledbury Poetry Festival  July 2015. You can see some great photos and look back over the development of the project at the project blog

Continue Reading...