[OSS Oxon] OSSOxon Digest, Vol 26, Issue 5
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Mon Jul 16 12:06:40 BST 2012
I would be up for sandford to.radley...
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> 1. RIVER RUNS at Modern Art Oxford (Tim Greaves)
> 2. Catch up, throw down or redo anyone. (Tracy Knowles)
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> Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:27:38 +0100
> From: Tim Greaves <tim.greaves at keble.oxon.org>
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> Subject: [OSS Oxon] RIVER RUNS at Modern Art Oxford
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> A message was sent by Tracey Warr <t.warr at brookes.ac.uk>
> with a couple of large PDF attachments about 'River Runs'
> at Modern Art Oxford:
> Since I suspect this may not be of interest to all, and be
> quite large for many inboxes, I've copied the key
> information from the PDF attachments as text below. Please
> contact Tracey if you want any more information.
> MODERN ART OXFORD
> 30 PEMBROKE STREET, OXFORD OX1 1BP
> RIVER RUNS
> NOMEDA & GEDIMINAS URBONAS AND TRACEY WARR
> Project Space, Modern Art Oxford August 2012
> During a three-week residency at Modern Art Oxford, artists
> Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas and writer, Tracey Warr, will
> turn the Project Space into a River Research Centre. What
> part do rivers play in defining our sense of individual and
> collective belonging? How might we imitate water-based
> birds, animals, plants and fish to adapt to a future
> environment with rising water levels? Why and how is water
> important to us?
> Their research will include making a series of films of
> short river journeys in Oxford with various participants and
> river-craft, building sculptures for immersed
> conversations, and running workshops for children and
> adults. They will be creating a model-scale river
> landscape playground in the Project Space that imagines a
> future in which we will be living with more water.
> Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas have established an international
> reputation for socially interactive artworks. They are
> based at MIT, Massachusetts, USA. Tracey Warr is based in
> the Fine Art department at Oxford Brookes University, UK.
> OPEN STUDIO
> Friday 3 August, Saturday 11 August, Tuesday 14 August,
> Thursday 16 August, Friday 17 August 10am-5pm, Free
> CHILDREN?S WORKSHOP (8-14 YEAR OLDS)
> Wednesday 8 August, 1-4pm ?5/?3 concessions, booking essential
> ADULTS? WORKSHOP
> Thursday 9 August, 1-4pm ?7/?5 concessions, booking essential
> Visit www.modernartoxford.org.uk for details or call 01865 813800
> to book tickets.
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> Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:23:14 +0100
> From: Tracy Knowles <tracyjknowles at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [OSS Oxon] Catch up, throw down or redo anyone.
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> Hello one and all fellow Thames swimmers.
> I have a brief window of opportunity this week to catch up with some swims
> but I would prefer some company if any of you are free..
> I need to catch up:
> 21 Kennington to Sandford;
> 22 Sandford to Radley;
> 23 Radley to Abingdon.
> Certainly doing a couple of those together in this lovely(!) weather with
> the fast flowing river
> Then, the longer ones from the camping weekend just gone
> and , if all else fails, a throw down from Gatehampton to wherever as I
> shall be away when that occurs.
> Now, the logistics.
> Tues afternoon
> Weds from 4pm
> are good or most early evenings bearing in mind it will take over an hour
> to drive to the latter ones but around 45 to Oxford which one should take
> into consideration with faffing.
> All help gratefully received.
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