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Selina Thompson

12-13 & 18-19 May

“… where our real home might be is tricky to say. In a way that is the point. Some people say that is the body, but I think the body is more a channel that leads us home. Ultimate reality is our home. It is here and now, and it is not a special piece of what is happening. We imagine that we are on a journey, that life is a journey, but we are home from the beginning. This is not an easy thing to accept.”

In February, two artists got on a cargo ship, and retraced one of the routes of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle – from the UK to Ghana to Jamaica, and back.

Their memories, their questions and their grief took them along the bottom of the Atlantic and through the figurative realm of an imaginary past.

It was a long journey backwards, in order to go forwards.

This show is what they brought back.

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Read an interview with Selina Thompson here.

Commissioned by Yorkshire Festival, Theatre Bristol and MAYK. Supported by Arts Council England, and 200 kind and generous supporters who donated towards our voyage across the Atlantic.

Venue
Arnolfini
Start Date
May 18, 2016
End Date
May 19, 2016
Time
8pm (Thu), 6.30pm (Fri)
Price
£12/£8
Running Time
TBC
Age Guidance
10+
Box Office Number
0117 987 7877
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