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January 2019

Time & Space

January 19 @ 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

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 15 @ 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

March 11 @ 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

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - April 26 @ 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

May 15 @ 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    

May 31 @ 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

June 4 - June 22

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

June 21 @ 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

June 28 @ 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

July 3 - July 4

 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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