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A research project devoted to uncovering and archiving the history of Performance Art in Wales.

Prosiect ymchwil i ddadorchuddio ac archifo hanes Celf Perfformio yng Nghymru.

Winner of the David Bradby TaPRA Award for Research in International Theatre and Performance 2011.

If you have any information on performance in Wales that could be of use to the project, please get in touch!

Whether you are an artist who has made performance work in Wales, or an audience member who once witnessed a performance (voluntarily or involuntarily!), we would be pleased to hear from you.
Any material will be of interest - from actual pieces of documentation to vague memories of events caught out of the corner of one's eye.
mail@performance-wales.org

Cysylltwch â ni os oes gennych unrhyw wybodaeth am berfformio yng Nghymru a allai fod o ddefnydd i'r prosiect!

Efallai eich bod yn artist sydd wedi gwneud gwaith perfformio yng Nghymru, neu'n aelod o gynulleidfa a welodd berfformiad unwaith (o'ch gwirfodd neu'n anwirfoddol!). Pwy bynnag ydych chi, hoffem glywed gennych.
Bydd unrhyw ddeunydd o ddiddordeb - o ddogfennau gwreiddiol i atgofion amwys am ddigwyddiadau a welwyd o gornel y llygad.
Mae'r manylion cyswllt wedi'u rhestru dan 'Cyswllt' yma, neu gallwch anfon e-bost i'r cyfeiriad hwn: mail@performance-wales.org

Project Director Cyfarwyddwr Prosiect: Heike Roms
Dept Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol

Contact: Professor Heike Roms
Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol
Aberystwyth University
Adeilad Parry-Williams Building
Aberystwyth SY23 3AJ,
UK phone ffon: (+44) 1970 - 621911 (direct uniongyrchol) mail@performance-wales.org

Funded by Wedi ei drawsgronni gan:
ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC) (2009-2011)
(CYNGOR YMCHWIL Y CELFYDDYDAU A’R DYNIAETHAU) (2009-2011)
ARTS COUNCIL OF WALES (ACW) (2006-2008)
CYNGOR CELFYDDYDAU CYMRU (CCC) (2006-2008)
SIR DAVID HUGHES PARRY AWARD 2006, 2008
ABERYSTWYTH UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FUND (2007)

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What's Welsh for Performance? Beth yw 'performance' yn Gymraeg?

:who? :pwy?

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Project Director: Dr Heike Roms

Research Assistant (2009-2011): Dr Rebecca Edwards

Administrative Assistant (2007): Daniel Ladnar

Administrative Assistant (2011): Gareth Llyr Evans

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Heike Roms PhD (FRSA) is Professor in Performance Studies at Aberystwyth University. She has published widely on contemporary performance practice (particularly on work emanating from Wales), the history of performance art in a British context, performance historiography, documentation and performance archiving for publications such as Performance Research (for which she is a consultant editor), Inter, Maska, Frakcija, Cyfrwng, Live Art Magazine, Ballett/Tanz and a number of collections. Her volume, Contesting Performance – Global Sites of Research (with Jon McKenzie and C.J.W.-L. Wee), was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2010. She was Principal Investigator on Locating the early history of performance art in Wales 1967–1979, a research project focussing on the historiography of early performance art, which was supported by a large research grant from the AHRC Arts and Humanities Research Council (2009-2011). Heike is Project Director of What's Welsh for Performance? Beth yw 'Performance' yn Gymraeg?, a major enquiry into the history of performance art in Wales, which she began in 2005. The project won the David Bradby TaPRA Award for Outstanding Research in International Theatre and Performance 2011.

For more information on Heike click here.

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Dr Rebecca Edwards was Research Assistant (2009-2011) on the AHRC-funded research project, Locating the early history of performance art in Wales 1967–1979. She completed her PhD at Swansea University on national identity and pop music in Wales.

For more information on Rebecca click here.

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Photo: Heike Roms and Rebecca Edwards, London 2010, taken by Clive Robertson.