Press Releases 2014-2015

Live Arts Broadcast from Dylan Thomas’ Writing Shed This Weekend

26.09.2014

A 24-hour live feed from Dylan Thomas’ iconic writing shed is one of several events created by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) as part of the poet’s centenary celebrations.

Art work on display in 'Public Information' exhibition

The Laugharne-based writing shed will become the venue for a live internet broadcast that will take place between 10pm on Friday 26th September and 10pm on Saturday 27th September. Called ‘Public Information Broadcast’, it consists of a montage of experimental audio that aurally communicates a diverse range of sonic, musical and cultural experiences of Wales and the world to a global audience. The broadcast can be viewed via http://joehari.com/comingup.html.

‘Public Information Broadcast’ will include the work of UWTSD academics, students and graduates, as well as artists, musicians and writers. Contributors are: Joehari Lee, Peter Finnemore, Craig Wood, Peski Records, Canolfan Hamdden, Jason & Becky, AE101 – Art Collective, Geraint Ffrancon, Aled Simons, Richard Huw Morgan, Chris Ozzard, Hywel Edwards, Thomas Rapai, Sian Melangell Dafydd, Robbie Lynch, Yasmin Etemadi and Daniel Trivedy.

The event has been organised by artists and UWTSD lecturers Peter Finnemore and Craig Wood, who work on both the University’s Swansea and Carmarthen campuses. In addition to the broadcast they have also curated an exhibition, called ‘Public Information’, which is a cross-disciplinary, multi-media response to Dylan Thomas’ war films made for the Ministry of Information. It opens at the Myrddin Gallery in Carmarthen this Saturday 27th September and runs until Saturday 1st November.

Note to Editor

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David was established in 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College, Carmarthen. On 1 August 2013 the Swansea Metropolitan University merged with the University.

The University’s Royal Charter 1828 is the oldest in Wales, and it is third behind Oxford and Cambridge in Wales and England. HRH Prince of Wales is the Patron of the University.

Further Information

Steven Stokes
Principal Corporate Communications and PR Officer
07872 423788
steven.stokes@sm.uwtsd.ac.uk