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Goonhilly Village Green is go!

Goonhilly Village Green is an exciting new project, supported by Arts Council England and led by artists Sara Bowler and Elizabeth Masterton. On Saturday 26th September 2015 we will host an open event on Goonhilly Downs, celebrating its unique landscape,

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Goonhilly Village Green is go!

Goonhilly Village Green is an exciting new project, supported by Arts Council England and led by artists Sara Bowler and Elizabeth Masterton. On Saturday 26th September 2015 we will host an open event on Goonhilly Downs, celebrating its unique landscape,

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Archaeologists in Residence

Walking Papa Westray, Antonia Thomas and Daniel Lee, 2013 Came across this site today, two archaeologists-in-residence at the Papay Gyro Nights festival in the Orkneys organised by Land Art Papa Westray. View the full paper: http://archaeologistsinresidence.wordpress.com/ Land Art Papa Westray

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Archaeologists in Residence

Walking Papa Westray, Antonia Thomas and Daniel Lee, 2013 Came across this site today, two archaeologists-in-residence at the Papay Gyro Nights festival in the Orkneys organised by Land Art Papa Westray. View the full paper: http://archaeologistsinresidence.wordpress.com/ Land Art Papa Westray

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KraftMaus portable renewables unit

To solve our problem of powering events at HAPPIDROME off-grid, Sara approached Exeter University’s BSc Renewable Energy course at Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall. In response to Sara’s brief and with support from Exeter’s Proof of Concept fund, third

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KraftMaus portable renewables unit

To solve our problem of powering events at HAPPIDROME off-grid, Sara approached Exeter University’s BSc Renewable Energy course at Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall. In response to Sara’s brief and with support from Exeter’s Proof of Concept fund, third

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Summary of Happidrome Four

Happidrome Four was presented at the former WW2 RAF Dry Tree radar station on the Lizard peninsular in Cornwall. It involved five artists creating and presenting new work in response to the site over the weekend of 11-12 September 2010.

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Summary of Happidrome Four

Happidrome Four was presented at the former WW2 RAF Dry Tree radar station on the Lizard peninsular in Cornwall. It involved five artists creating and presenting new work in response to the site over the weekend of 11-12 September 2010.

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Kate Ogley: Songs of Displacement

The work situated in a World War 2 bunker makes the inherent connection between war and displaced people. I wanted to celebrate the traces of culture that people bring with them to this country from a diverse range of places.

Abdillah is an asylum seeker from Somalia

Kate Ogley: Songs of Displacement

The work situated in a World War 2 bunker makes the inherent connection between war and displaced people. I wanted to celebrate the traces of culture that people bring with them to this country from a diverse range of places.

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Patrick Lowry: Restricted Area

The Happidrome’s particular site and its history of a second world war radar base, in many ways represents a particular aspect of military activity both contemporary and historic, which has by its nature been cloaked with secrecy. In response to

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Patrick Lowry: Restricted Area

The Happidrome’s particular site and its history of a second world war radar base, in many ways represents a particular aspect of military activity both contemporary and historic, which has by its nature been cloaked with secrecy. In response to

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Sara Bowler on Space>Hopper Travel Scheme

Bruce’s piece questioned acceptable uses of the countryside and asked participants to consider how it is both used and managed for the future. If the land is no longer the source of food, what is it for? By encouraging people

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Sara Bowler on Space>Hopper Travel Scheme

Bruce’s piece questioned acceptable uses of the countryside and asked participants to consider how it is both used and managed for the future. If the land is no longer the source of food, what is it for? By encouraging people

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Piskey Farm of Croft Noweth

Abandoned briar at Croft Noweth Tale of the Croft Noweth piskies, Anon. Location map showing paths to Croft Noweth on Goonhilly Downs peeping piskies   dancing group piskey look out elderly piskey watcher family returning from piskey hunting

Abandoned briar at Croft Noweth

Piskey Farm of Croft Noweth

Abandoned briar at Croft Noweth Tale of the Croft Noweth piskies, Anon. Location map showing paths to Croft Noweth on Goonhilly Downs peeping piskies   dancing group piskey look out elderly piskey watcher family returning from piskey hunting

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Goonhilly Taskscape

Goonhilly Taskscape presented history, stories and folktales connected to the Downs. The area has been described as a ‘dreary waste’ but it is evident that the presence of people has fundamentally shaped what happens there and how it looks today.

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Goonhilly Taskscape

Goonhilly Taskscape presented history, stories and folktales connected to the Downs. The area has been described as a ‘dreary waste’ but it is evident that the presence of people has fundamentally shaped what happens there and how it looks today.

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SPACE>HOPPER TRAVEL SCHEME – THE MOVIE!

For those unable to make the Happidrome 4 exhibition, a video record of Space Hopper 2010: Travel Scheme is now on You Tube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBGAx5Nxbk4

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SPACE>HOPPER TRAVEL SCHEME – THE MOVIE!

For those unable to make the Happidrome 4 exhibition, a video record of Space Hopper 2010: Travel Scheme is now on You Tube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBGAx5Nxbk4

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Space>Hopper: Travel Scheme

A fantastic video work filmed by and starring artists Paul Glinkowski  and  Jane Bailey made in response to the Space>Hopper Travel scheme. It can be found by following the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4MugksnsE4

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Space>Hopper: Travel Scheme

A fantastic video work filmed by and starring artists Paul Glinkowski  and  Jane Bailey made in response to the Space>Hopper Travel scheme. It can be found by following the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4MugksnsE4

Patrick Lowry taking time out from invidulating in the bunker.

A good turn out

Patrick Lowry taking time out from invigilation. Nearly 200 people visited the exhibition and the site during the weekend and 42 brave souls had a bounce around the space hopper circuit in one way or another. 5 punctures 4 blowouts

Patrick Lowry taking time out from invidulating in the bunker.

A good turn out

Patrick Lowry taking time out from invigilation. Nearly 200 people visited the exhibition and the site during the weekend and 42 brave souls had a bounce around the space hopper circuit in one way or another. 5 punctures 4 blowouts

Space>Hopper Travel Scheme

Bounce yourself around the Happidrome site 11-4pm on Saturday and Sunday using this free travel scheme for visitors to the exhibition.

Space>Hopper Travel Scheme

Bounce yourself around the Happidrome site 11-4pm on Saturday and Sunday using this free travel scheme for visitors to the exhibition.

Piskey Farm of Croft Noweth

People invent all sorts of things – but what’s real and what’s imagined? Piskey farm of Croft Noweth will take the adventurous on a stroll across the Downs to explore an abandoned farm and ponder the impact of nature on

Piskey Farm of Croft Noweth

People invent all sorts of things – but what’s real and what’s imagined? Piskey farm of Croft Noweth will take the adventurous on a stroll across the Downs to explore an abandoned farm and ponder the impact of nature on

Goonhilly Taskscape

For Happidrome Four I’ve been working on ideas to do with the impact of human agency on Goonhilly Downs. The more I look into the history of this apparently empty landscape, the more I find. Goonhilly Taskscape plays with these

Goonhilly Taskscape

For Happidrome Four I’ve been working on ideas to do with the impact of human agency on Goonhilly Downs. The more I look into the history of this apparently empty landscape, the more I find. Goonhilly Taskscape plays with these

Programme

11 September 11am-4pm Bruce Davies: ‘Space Hopper 2010′ takes place around the site – wear suitable clothing for active sports Patrick Lowry: Hidden Agenda, installation in the Happidrome Kate Ogley: Sound installation within the Happidrome Sara Bowler: ‘Goonhilly Taskscape’, installation

Programme

11 September 11am-4pm Bruce Davies: ‘Space Hopper 2010′ takes place around the site – wear suitable clothing for active sports Patrick Lowry: Hidden Agenda, installation in the Happidrome Kate Ogley: Sound installation within the Happidrome Sara Bowler: ‘Goonhilly Taskscape’, installation

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HAPPIDROME FOUR 11-12 SEPTEMBER 2010

Happidrome Four presents the work of five artists – Sovay Berriman, Sara Bowler, Bruce Davies, Patrick Lowry and Kate Ogley. Each has responded in their own unique way to the site, drawing on its history and location to generate new

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HAPPIDROME FOUR 11-12 SEPTEMBER 2010

Happidrome Four presents the work of five artists – Sovay Berriman, Sara Bowler, Bruce Davies, Patrick Lowry and Kate Ogley. Each has responded in their own unique way to the site, drawing on its history and location to generate new

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RAF Drytree building identification project

Elizabeth Masterton has been working with researcher Benjamin Oldcorn to unravel the mysteries of some of the derelict buildings on the RAF Drytree site. The RAF Dry Tree/Goonhilly NNR Building Identification Project report was commissioned by Natural England to form

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RAF Drytree building identification project

Elizabeth Masterton has been working with researcher Benjamin Oldcorn to unravel the mysteries of some of the derelict buildings on the RAF Drytree site. The RAF Dry Tree/Goonhilly NNR Building Identification Project report was commissioned by Natural England to form