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  • Colliding Lines Launch New London-Based NightColliding Lines Launch New London-Based Night
    February 20, 2018
    Starting in March, Colliding Lines launch a new bi-monthly night beginning at New River Studios, North London. The evening provides a platform and hub from which new collaborations can emerge, showcasing the very best live performance, sound art and multimedia work from the Colliding Lines roster and beyond. We begin with Reanimation – a live re-scoring of
  • Gaze is Ghost Deutshcland Tour, New Single ‘Selkie Skin’Gaze is Ghost Deutshcland Tour, New Single ‘Selkie Skin’
    February 3, 2018
    Colliding Lines are proud to present Gaze is Ghost, performing in Germany for the first time. Laura McGarrigle is a pianist, composer and songwriter born in Northern Ireland. Under recording name Gaze is Ghost she creates gently beautiful, otherworldly music – performing live with piano, voice and vocal loops, and now newly accompanied by percussionist Casey
  • Shadowplay Scotland Tour & Limited Edition Tape ReleaseShadowplay Scotland Tour & Limited Edition Tape Release
    January 15, 2018
    In partnership with Glasgow / Edinburgh promoters Sonically Depicting, at the beginning of February Colliding Lines tour experimental live literature piece Shadowplay. For two dates we support acclaimed Brighton sound artist and vocal improviser Ingrid Plum in Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as joining Electroscope, Hardworking Families (Glasgow), The Reverse Engineer, Marcin Pietruszewski (Edinburgh), Pefkin and a
  • Making WavesMaking Waves
    December 16, 2017
    Cambridge Contemporary Dance prepare new show ‘Making Waves’, a dance expeditition across Cambridge city inspired by the imagery, physicality and sounds of the Antartica. The performance is part of Homeward Bound, a global initiative creating a collaborative network in science – aiming to heighten the leadership capabilities of women and enhance their influence on policy
  • ‘Poetry & Piano’ added to The Art Vending Machine, Exeter Pheonix‘Poetry & Piano’ added to The Art Vending Machine, Exeter Pheonix
    September 27, 2017
    Colliding Lines’ collaborative EP Poetry & Piano will be added to The Art Vending Machine, located at the Exeter Phoenix. The AVM dispenses packet-sized art, and our beloved mini-album will be sharing shelves with zines, micro-ceramics, carvings and digital media created by local and international artists. Released earlier this year, Poetry and Piano is an 8-track EP
  • Um Poema Errante / A Wandering PoemUm Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem
    June 3, 2017
    Um Poema Errante / A Wandering Poem is the printed collaboration between travelling poet Christian Marques and visual interpreter Angharad Hengyu Owen. A literary project unlike anything before published, A Wandering Poem is a bi-disciplinary re-exploration of an eight month journey across seven countries – through Europe, the Middle East and Asia – undertaken by the author
  • In Other Words #2 Anthology LaunchIn Other Words #2 Anthology Launch
    May 28, 2017
    With the launch of their second festival, In Other Words bring out a second anthology featuring a collection of Cambridge poets, storytellers and photographers. The festival it accompanies showcases the work of the not yet established, the disestablished, and those who otherwise don’t have a sufficient platform in performance and the arts. Enshrined at the
  • We All DisappearWe All Disappear
    May 21, 2017
    Cambridge Contemporary Dance will be performing ‘We All Disappear’, a new piece in response to the paintings and sculptures from the Sina Jina collection, currently exhibited at the Heong Gallery, Cambridge. The piece was corregraphed by Hilary Goodall, and happens at the gallery on May 21st, with performances at 12pm, 2pm and
  • Abi Palmer wins Saboteur Awards DYNAMITE CommissionAbi Palmer wins Saboteur Awards DYNAMITE Commission
    March 17, 2017
    Sabotage Reviews have commissioned Abi Palmer to create ‘Nobel': an interactive poetry game based on the legacy of a man who spent his life both creating explosions, and trying to correct them. The finished piece will premier at the Saboteur Awards on March 13th, 2017. How will you look back on your own decisions in
  • New anthology ‘Haiku to Fuck to’ out nowNew anthology ‘Haiku to Fuck to’ out now
    February 3, 2017
    Nikki Marrone and Tom Dedola release Haiku To F*ck To, an anthology that celebrates sexuality and the human body. Released through Spark The Word, the anthology is a collection of Haiku that highlights aspects of intimacy, gender, romance and societal views, and looks to explore the many facets of sex, sensuality and the imperfect. In the words