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January 2019

Time & Space

19th January 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

An open event for sound artists/musicians/visual artists to join us for an afternoon of group improvisation & idea sharing.Theme; re-imagining space(s) through texture Live painting, illustration & Sonic discovery.Bring your own instrument/sound object & Art materials and take part in live drawing/painting or make some noise.

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February 2019

Jorge Lizalde 15

1st February 2019 @ 9:00 am - 18th February 2019 @ 5:00 pm
SHIFT, Capitol Centre
Cardiff, Wales CF10 2HQ United Kingdom
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15 is Jorge Lizalde’s first solo exhibition in Cardiff in collaboration with SHIFT. An overview of his work from the past 15 years. Jorge Lizalde’s own practice and portfolio focus primarily on identity and memory.From photography to moving image, mapping-projection and installation. http://jorgelizalde.comhttps://twitter.com/JorgeLizalde

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March 2019

THIS BUILDING IS NOT SILENT

11th March 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
SHIFT, Capitol Centre
Cardiff, Wales CF10 2HQ United Kingdom
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​Lights blink and flicker into life, a malfunctioning lift shudders and wails without you noticing while outside an orange bus rumbles, waiting for a signal.By recording naturally-occurring ambient sounds and manipulating the built environment to encourage new sounds into existence, Ghostlawns’ Gid Goundrey and Jonny Names engage in dialogue with the empty basement unit housing ... Read more

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April 2019

Talking Shop

25th April 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 29th April 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Fridays 12:00 - 20:00 at Shift. Conversation, music, talks, sharing of ideas, open studio.

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May 2019

( U n ) H e a r d

15th May 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SHIFT, Capitol Centre
Cardiff, Wales CF10 2HQ United Kingdom
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An Audio Visual Installation by Teddy Hunter Words by Rosey Brown How can we hear something that cannot be heard? How can we translate something that does not talk? ‘The lichens are strangely connected beings: algae intimately interrelated with fungi. A still stranger connection: algae, fungi, humans.’ (Arne Næss, The Ecology of Wisdom) We know ... Read more

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Quodega – Repetition is Good    

31st May 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SHIFT, Capitol Centre
Cardiff, Wales CF10 2HQ United Kingdom
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An audiovisual de/reconstruction. Quodega - Repetition is Good  An audiovisual de/reconstruction 31/5/19 18:00 - 22:00  & 1/6/19 12:00 - 20:00 Under the guise of Quodega - musician Tom Raybould (Zwolf, Arc Vertiac) will re-contextualise the sonic elements from his new full length composition 'Only Forward' by experimenting within the Shift art space; exploring audio fragmentation within bespoke structures to create a physically explorable soundscape. 

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June 2019

June 2019 artist residencies

4th June 2019 @ 12:00 am - 25th June 2019 @ 11:59 pm

We would like to welcome our June residents. 15 artists will be based at Shift for 3 weeks developing their artistic practice. These residencies can lead to showing & sharing of work within the space, programming talks & debates, performances  and screenings and public engagements. We will be holding open studios Friday afternoons 12:00 - ... Read more

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June 2019 residency closing event

21st June 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

To mark the end of the June artist residencies, Shift will be holding an open studio days Friday 21st 18:00 - 22:00 & Saturday 22nd 12:00 - 18:00, giving Shift's June residents an opportunity see share the projects they have been working on during the residency.

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Tim Bromage – A word in the dark

28th June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

Tim Bromage presents a new performance, this short work explores song, story, and the guided tour, as a vehicle for interrogating myth and history.The performance is limited to 15 guests per performance, and will take place in very low light.Each performance lasts approximately 20 minutes.  Friday 28th June -  19:30 - 20:15 - 21:00

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July 2019

Nia Morris – Theatre and performance R&D

3rd July 2019 - 7th July 2019

 Nia Morris is a performance practitioner that enjoys working across different roles within theatre - from director/designer/deviser and stage manager. She is planning to use her time at Shift to focus on developing personal projects and arrange practice-based research with friends and collaborators. 

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Klatch 2.0: Residency Opportunity. 

29th July 2019 @ 12:00 am - 17th August 2019 @ 11:59 pm

Shift is pleased to support Klatch in their upcoming curatorial residency.In their time at Shift, Klatch will be developing their own practices alongside developing curatorial skills and building relationships with other artists. Klatch is a painters collective which focuses on contemporary painting and creative development, experimentation, curation and critical discussion. Who can apply? We welcome applications ... Read more

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August 2019

Klatch 2.0 Residency closing events

16th August 2019 @ 12:00 am - 20th August 2019 @ 11:59 pm
Free

Shift is pleased to support Klatch in their curatorial residency. In their time at Shift, Klatch will be developing their own practices alongside developing curatorial skills and building relationships with other artists. Klatch is a painters collective which focuses on contemporary painting and creative development, experimentation, curation and critical discussion. To mark the end of ... Read more

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September 2019

PINK DOT #COINTEENTRASH : #RESIDUAL CINEMA

13th September 2019 - 14th September 2019
Free

PINK DOT invite : YoU To #COINTEENTRASH : #RESIDUAL CINEMAA LiveArtPerformance made for a BasementAt - SHIFT / Cardiff 13th Friday September : 7pm & 14th Saturday September : 3pm BestWishes & KindReGarDs#CointeenMale - StevenGeorgeJones#CointeenFeMale - MaregaPalser

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REACT – RESIDENCY

16th September 2019 - 5th October 2019

Shift would like to welcome our September residents. This residency will feature recent MFA/MA graduates form Cardiff Met. The artists will be based at Shift for 3 weeks developing their artistic practice. Featured Artists: Philippa Brown - Kitty Flood - Angie Magee - Marek Liska - Bethan Jane Davies - Luke Roberts - Lianne Morgan ... Read more

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October 2019

Richard Bowers – Sunlight and Dirt

2nd October 2019 - 31st October 2019

Richard Bowers will be based at Shift throughout October working on a Arts council Wales funded project, Sunlight and Dirt. Richard will use sound recording, composition and arrangement, video and architectural installation, to explore aspects of time and memory; of what constitutes our perception of self and of the elements of our personal history that ... Read more

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November 2019

Remembering Inanna : Exhibition and Performance

9th November 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Free

Inanna Meets The Dawn in association with Shift Cardiff present a collection of art, storytelling and performance centred around suppressed female histories and voices. IMTD will also perform their brand new EP ‘The Goddess and The Alphabet’ out on Nov 8th on all platforms Artists showing include: Kate WoodwardRebecca MayLiz GillSarah ParrMandy May LaneEmily Unsworth ... Read more

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In His Heels: Johana Hartwig, Sianed Jones, Jon Ratigan.

20th November 2019 - 23rd November 2019

Audio-visual work by three South Wales based artists exploring recently discovered personal familyhistories connected with voice/song. The artists’ have all (re)connected with a family member, living, dead, met and not met through an inquiry that started from a stumbled upon object, family heirloom or conversation. With this work the artists both archive and bring to ... Read more

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Interwoven: Annie Fenton – Heledd C. Evans

30th November 2019 - 2nd December 2019

When two different threads of practice are Interwoven, something new is created. Annie Fenton and Heledd C. Evans come together and collaborate to create a new installation, exploring how audio and visual work can exist simultaneously, transforming spaces and shaping experiences. This new work explores the similarities between the two Artist’s practices and reflects their ... Read more

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