Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 22 Jan 13:00-14:00 at YouTube Live


Plants without borders

Join us for this Lunchtime talk & the sixth in our series exploring the Future Themes of the Studio. We are joined by Studio Resident Angie Bual from Trigger to discuss her project Grow & what If plants could speak…

c/o Trigger

c/o Trigger

Speaker

Angie Bual

Artistic Director of Trigger. Producer of live, theatrical and visual work.

This Lunchtime Talk will be broadcast live on Watershed's YouTube channel.

Trigger have been exploring ideas around our natural environment, and how plants have crossed borders and have become national icons for new places. The English rose originated from China, and tumbleweed from Moscow. Did you know that 80% of the plants in your garden are non-native? 

How have plants smuggled their way over the borders? And how do we tell their stories? 

Trigger have been working with academics from Brigstow Institute, Zena Edwards at Apples & Snakes, Trees for Life in Scotland, Wolves Lane Flowers and designer Carl Robertshaw. 

Join us on Fri 22nd January, 13:00-14:00 for the talk and to take part in the discussion afterwards.

Watch live on YouTube

Read more about the recipients of our Future Themes funding here. The Future Themes series is made possible by the ongoing and longstanding collaboration between the Watershed, UWE Bristol and University of Bristol, the fund was set up as an open call to all Pervasive Media Studio residents to spend time exploring ideas at the intersection of technology and culture.  


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Past Events

If you are interested in previous events at the Studio, take a look at our events archive.