ALLER PARK, PARK ROAD, DARTINGTON HALL ESTATE, DEVON TQ9 6EL

There is a car park on the West side of the building – turn right off Park Road. Parking is free in all car parks on the estate after 6pm. For more information about visiting the estate, directions and maps, visit the Dartington website here.

There isn’t currently an accessible wheelchair entrance to the Aller Park building – there are four steps from the car park to the entrance hall.

Live events are recorded whenever possible and shared online. Visit our LINKS page for details.

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Coming up next

Friday 14 June 2019, from 6.30pm

SINI PELKKI |
FILM SCREENING AND CONVERSATION

Everyone is welcome, donations on admission support the programme.
Doors open at 6.30pm and there will be an hour to view the work and have a drink together before an hour of conversation..

Please do just come along – no booking required.

Sini Pelkki is an artist based in Helsinki, Finland. Her work derives from and evolves around photography and the photographic image and her short films on 16mm and digital video find subtle relationships between still and moving images.

Sini Pelkki will visit to share her work and talk with Aller Park Studios co-founder Keiko Yamamoto about collaborative projects, where improvised performances have responded to Sini’s short films.

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Past events

Friday 3 May 2019, 7pm

ASSEMBLE CO-FOUNDER
FRAN EDGERLEY IN CONVERSATION

Everyone is welcome, donations on admission support the programme.
Doors open at 6.30pm.

Please do just come along but booking is advisable to guarantee a seat.
Reserve a seat via Eventbrite here

Aller Park Studios welcomes Fran Edgerley, co-founder of Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble. Founded in 2010, Assemble is an ambitious multi-disciplinary collective working across architecture, art and design to create projects in tandem with the people who use and inhabit them. Their architectural spaces and environments promote direct action and embrace a DIY sensibility.

Fran will talk about Assemble’s projects with different communities and their co-operative working methods.

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Friday 12 April 2019, 7pm

O YAMA O |
LIVE PERFORMANCE


Rie Nakajima and
Keiko Yamamoto

Everyone is welcome, admission is free but donations are very helpful.
Join us for Japanese canapés and cocktails from 6.30pm.

No booking required for this event – there will be standing room and seating on the floor.

O YAMA O draw on the folk music of Japan, mythology, everyday routines and the sublime. Rie Nakajima uses found and kinetic objects and domestic items as her instruments. Keiko Yamamoto alternatively floats and charges through this with body and voice; chanting, incanting, thundering, whispering, stamping on the floor.

O YAMA O has performed since 2014 at venues and festivals including BBC 3’s Late Junction Festival, Ikon Gallery, Wysing Arts Centre, Supernormal, Borealis Festival, Mayhem, and allEars Festival. 

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Friday 15 March 2019, 7pm

FILM SCREENING |
ROBERT SMITHSON AND NANCY HOLT

introduced by
Ellen Mara De Wachter

Everyone is welcome, admission is free but donations are very helpful.
Join us for Japanese canapés and cocktails from 6.30pm.

Please do just come along but booking is advisable to guarantee a seat.

The Aller Park Studios programme opens with a screening of two films by artists Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt. Celebrated for their earthworks and sculpture in the landscape, Smithson and Holt married in 1963 and often travelled together and documented their work, and themselves, in photographs and on film.

Spiral Jetty (1970) and Mono Lake (1968-2004) will be introduced by Ellen Mara De Wachter, a writer and curator whose short film Suburban Odyssey: Revisiting Robert Smithson’s Passaic retraces Smithson’s journey to his home town of Passaic, New Jersey, in search of the monuments of his time. 

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