Raquel Meseguer Zafe / Unchartered Collective
A Crash Course in Cloudspotting
Tuesday 22 – Thursday 24 August
Various time slots (some audio only)
Institut Français d’Ecosse
Audio-led installation and performance
Suitable for ages 12+
Touch tours: Wednesday 23 & Thursday 24 August, 3pm
Sensitive content: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, audience asked to lie down for the duration (wheelchair space also available)
An invitation to pause. To rest. To listen.
Raquel Meseguer Zafe has gathered over 300 stories from people living with invisible disabilities and chronic illnesses. This immersive 25-minute installation / 55-minute installation and performance invites audiences into the heart of these experiences, while participants from across the UK illuminate the space with a gentle choreography of lights. Patterns of rest unfolding in real time.
“Beguiling and thoughtful” Exeunt Magazine
Artist: Raquel Meseguer Zafe
Artist & Theatre Designer: Sophia Clist,
Composer & Sound Artist: Jamie McCarthy
Dramaturge & Performer: Laura Dannequin
Artist & Designer: Tom Metcalfe
Lighting & Sound Designer: Charles Webber
Software Developers: David Haylock & Joseph Horton
Publication Design: Lily Green (No Bindings)
Too Heavy, J. Mclaughan
Lecture Theatre, I. Ailing
Hazard Tape, A. Morgan
Toilet Floors, A. Berry
They Struggle to Understand me, J. Mander, read by E. Neat
The Flight Attendants were Most Amused, A. Morgan
Beautiful Day, Anon
The City Spreads Out Before Me, M. Smith
The Beach (at night), N. Nov
We’d like to acknowledge extracts of text from S. Kelly’s Endurance, the True Story of my Year in Space.
A Crash Course In Cloudspotting by Raquel Meseguer Zafe, Produced by MAYK.
Commissioned by Unlimited, Camden Alive & Coventry UK City of Culture 2021.
Supported using public funds by Arts Council England.