This event is an immersive experience. If you signed up to receive one of the limited mailed copies of the poem written by Alice Oswald, you should receive this by 30th November. At the stroke of midnight (UK time), participants are invited to open their poem and step outside to read it. Full details will be found on your mailed poem. If you were unable to sign up for the mailed copy, instead please click link below at midnight GMT on 30th November to enjoy a slightly different experience.
The performance to accompany this event will be released by TORCH at midnight GMT on Monday 30th November - please watchhere.
Please note that the Moon Viewing and the release of the performance recording are scheduled for midnight (UK time) on Monday 30th November. To participate outside of the UK you may wish to particate at midnight local time on 30th November instead.
This is a global event with participants taking part from the UK, and from 19 countries worldwide across 5 continents. We would like to ask participants to respond to this event and share their experience in any format they chose – words, photos, dance, song – or simply offering questions or comments. Please use the hashtag #postalpoetryperformance or email us TORCH@humanities.ox.ac.uk.
Artists and collaborators:
With thanks to Joseph Kay (composer), Estela Merlos and Thomasin Gulgec (dancers), Rocio Chacon (film-maker), Kevin Mount (designer), and Alice Oswald (poet). Thanks also to APGRD, DANSOX and the Faculty of English.
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