Hello, After working quietly behind the scenes for the last 18 months we have put in the foundations in to start creating a new body of work. Firstly, you can find the new website at http://www.bardsbarter.com. And here is what has been happening… We have been working hard on creating a new mobile performance space,… Continue reading New Website and Projects
Hey Guys! Tomorrow, between 3-6pm, our final 3rd year performance will arrive! You can arrive any time between 3 and 6, all we ask is that you each gift one item of clothing to the installation. This will essentially act as your “entry fee”, but this is The Gift Economy, so don’t worry, you won’t… Continue reading THE GIFT ECONOMY IS HERE!!
Since our last blog we have made the decision to turn the project into an interactive installation with elements of performance. Centred on the gift and moneyless exchange, the installation has been made completely moneylessly, and it is coming along beautifully. We decided not to create a whole performance about the gift, as it is… Continue reading 11 Days to Go!
Greetings, The last few days have proved quite tiring, but the piece is ever changing with new ideas. It seems to be evolving into a combination of an instillation element and a durational performance (although we haven’t decided how long this will be). People have been generous with gifting us material and we have started… Continue reading Material World
Hello! We are back! We have just started working on our new show, ‘What’s the Catch?’ due to be performed at the end of May and at the LivedArt performance festival at Falmouth University from the 19th-23rd June. Have a look at our ‘What’s the Catch?’ page for more infomation on the show. We are… Continue reading BardsBarter are Back
Greetings, The Moneyless Month is over! We have had three days where we can spend money and have bought all kinds of things!! Fuel, The Moneyless Manifesto, a sandwich, drinks, some minstrels and Sacred Economics to name but a few. We found it slightly strange coming back to the real world but we have seamlessly… Continue reading The Moneyless Month Is Over
Hey Guys and Girls, We thought you may be interested to see everything everyone has exchange with us for our performances over the moneyless month: EXCHANGE LIST 3 cups of leak and potato soup 19 packets of crisps Half a bag of wasabi almonds 7 jam doughnuts 3 chicken burgers 3 portions of nachos 81.5… Continue reading The Exchange List
IT IS OUR LAST DAY!! So, this will be our last moneyless post (for this project). We have had a fantastic few days here at BardsBarter camp. Tuesday saw us braving the fierce cold to put up some goal posts at the village hall green for the local kids’ football team. As our project focuses heavily… Continue reading Days 27 – 30 ‘My Flashing Fairy is Giving Me a Migraine’
Hey guys! Firstly, thank you to everyone who has offered us help after our post earlier, it is very appreciated…lovely to know that people care! We have been able to patch up the hole in the ground sheet which was letting all the water into the tent, so fingers crossed, it should stop any more… Continue reading Days 25 & 26 – ‘The Tent’s Flooded! Where’s The Frisbee?!’