Alice Tatton-Brown

“In everyone there sleeps a sense of life lived according to love” (P.Larkin)

Ariel is an intimate story told and retold in a library.
It’s the story of Ariel and John, and of what they left behind.
A re-working of a mystery and a love story.

Part audio walk, part installation, and part performance.
Ariel is about what we create together, what remains of us, and of what our modern preoccupation with photography and documentation might reveal to us.

Ariel  is a piece designed for two people, although you can book individually. Advance booking only. No sales on the door.
The show requires audience members to move around the library, due to the historic nature of the building access is limited, please contact us if you require an accessible route.


Ariel is a Kaleider commission, conceived by Alice Tatton-Brown and is presented in partnership with Bristol Libraries.

Alice Tatton-Brown and Jonny Rowden – Performers

Sam Halmarack – Sound Design

Tim X Atack – Dramaturgy

Tarim – Media and Technical builder




Thu 22: 1pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 4pm, 4.45pm, 5.30pm

Fri 23: 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm, 2pm, 2.45pm, 3.30pm

Sat 24: 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm, 2pm, 2.45pm, 3.30pm

Sun 25: 1.15pm, 2pm, 2.45pm, 3.30pm


Alice is a Bristol based performer & writer, who makes detailed work for public spaces. She works predominantly in unusual locations, often on site responsive productions, and is the co-founder/co-director of art space The Parlour Showrooms (two empty shops in Bristol’s city centre). For Alice, performance works best in the gap between the imaginary and the actual, and between the orchestrated and the accidental, where slippages and shifts of understanding and perspective are made possible.

Bristol Central Library
Start Date
May 22, 2014
End Date
May 25, 2014
Various times, see over for details
Running Time
45 mins
Box Office Number
0117 987 7877
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