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The Seven Rituals of Hesitance & Fortitude is an extraordinary ritual performance that explores the mysterious process of grief, loss and the journey to resolution. Using moving image, sound score, choreography and visual art, this work offers audiences a transformative experience that brings hope in these strange times. Come and be immersed in an evocative film and beautiful sound score with rituals performed by Hesitance & Fortitude The Splendid Sisters.

Practicalities: This site is wheelchair accessible. The performance will be behind the Ladder in its yard.

This is an outdoor performance venue. Wrap up warm. Light rain will not deter us, storms will!

Cushions will be provided for sitting on the floor. If you prefer a chair please bring your own.

About the Artists

Open The Box Arts is a Cornwall based arts organisation led by visual artist Melanie Young and community dance artist Caroline Schanche. Our practice encompasses visual art and curation, choreography and film. The starting premise for this artistic collaboration is ‘un–knowing’. They create a space full of possibility, that allows them to experiment freely so that text, objects and images generate the material for their artworks. This collaborative practice is predicated on creative engagement both between ourselves and the communities where the artists work. Through this approach they create high quality community engagement projects, where the participants feel their voices are heard and can trace the journey from their story to the completed artwork.

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21 October, 2023
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Ladder
2-4 Clinton Rd
Redruth, Cornwall TR15 2QE United Kingdom
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