Orpheus Project summary

The Orpheus Project commenced in 2010 as an exploration of why the Orpheus myth is still so potent today, informed by the interplay between spoken, musical and visual languages. The site of exploration was Llangattock Caves in the Black Mountains, Wales.
Supported by Arts Council Wales Research and Development Grant.


Orpheus drawings and related videos exhibited at:
Tales we Tell 2015 Wrexham, Wales
From Here and There 2014 Clara Hatton Gallery, Colorado, USA and Elysium Gallery, Swansea
Pantechnichon 2013 ArcadeCardiff, Cardiff
Y Lle Celf 2011 National Eisteddfod, Wrecsam
Sublinear 2011 Elysium Gallery, Swansea
Citizen 2011 Tactile Bosch, Cardiff.
Female Frame 2011 Wales Millenium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff
Arts Engine Alive 2010 Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery, Brecon, Powys

Collaborative events and performances

Beyond Orpheus 2015 Tales we Tell Wrexham, Wales. See also Beyond Orpheus
Orpheus & Euridice Event 2013 Glasfryn Seminars
Frederick J Fredericks 2011 Craig y Cilau National Nature Reserve, Powys
Of Orpheus 2014 Bangor, Wales
Border/Lines  2010 Glasfryn seminars

Conferences and presentations

Beyond Orpheus Beyond Eurydice 2017 Centre 151 London.
Translating Eurydice 2017 University of East London, Stratford Campus
Essex University Centre for Myth Studies 2012 Joint presentation on the Orpheus Project with Lyndon Davies.
Interfaces: encounters beyond the page/screen/stage 2011 University of Exeter, Arts and Humanities Research Council. Multi-media panel presentation with Lyndon Davies for Orpheus Project.
Myth, Literature and the Unconscious 2010 University of Essex, Centre for Myth studies: Dept. literature, Film and theatre studies: Centre for Psychoanalytic studies. Multi-media panel presentation with Lyndon Davies for Orpheus Project.


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