Odyssey around Wales, posters, text and film
In August 2010, 10 selected artists journeyed across Wales in a bid lo forge important links with socfety by visiting diverse community groups and creating art works in response. Cerbyd is a template for uniting artists through travel, activity, collaboration and dialogue. In these encounters the artists took on the role of explorers, observing and participating in unique activities. Cerbyd was funded by the Arts Council of Wales and supported by the Wales Artist Resource Programme.
One can understand Cerbyd as a journey in which the artists became tourists of the social. It was a pilgrimage, a way of world-making. A Grand Tour of Wales that yielded encounters in which the artists took on the role of explorers. visiting micro-territories, observing and participating in rituals and customs of the societies they met.
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