Mesopotamian mud: A journey through voice and vessel

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LanguageArabic
CostFree

Take a journey through art, geoarchaeology and earth sciences and evoke sensory connections between Cambridge, UK and Basra, Iraq. This is the story of the enchanted pot from the Mesopotamian Marshlands that invites you to walk on the earth, exploring connections between ourselves and the land. Take the audio guide on a walk with you or if you cannot walk sit and listen at home.
The link will take you to the project website where you can find out more:

Mesopotamian Mud: A Journey through Voice and Vessel

Featured by the Cambridge Festival 2021:

https://www.festival.cam.ac.uk/events/mesopotamian-mud-journey-through-voice-and-vessel

sstrachan

sstrachan

(United Kingdom)

A multi-disciplinary artist based in Cambridge, I am interested in how our perception of being in, knowing and belonging to the world affects our ecological awareness and thinking. In my practice I approach environmental changes through research, collabora...

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