Clare Whistler



Modern Art Oxford
Gifts 6
Blackthorn Bakery, Maidstone
Collaborators Jane Trowell, Marina Tsartsara, Kay Syrad, John Forrester
October 7 2012


Modern Art Oxford
July 2012
Southwark Splash Birds Eye View
Royal Festival Hall Production with 700 Southwark school children and choirs
Conceived and Directed by CW Based on the magpie theme one for sorrow, two for joy and about birds - Peacocks, birds of Paradise, crows, eagles, dodos, doves
Music Director Hannah Conway
Design Matt Deeley
Animation Patrick Blower - script CW
Watch film on Vimeo here

Performance poet Lemn Sissay

Modern Art Oxford
Where the Wildflowers Are
City of London Festival Commission
Description from program book, 16 wildflowers and list of composers, poets, musicians, performers & churches
June 30

Modern Art Oxford
The Visitor
The Redoubt, Eastbourne
Three years. Four locations. An installation of works from a roaming collaboration between artists Clare Whistler and Judith Alder. Exhibition of photographs, installations, videos and site specific performance. Solo with music Freya Wynn -Jones, Libretto Mark Hewitt
Commissioned writers: Seb Doubinsky, Martin Welton, Kay Syrad and Martha Stutchbury
April 7 to May 12. Performances April 7 & 26, May 9 & 12

Modern Art Oxford
February 2012
Hackney Empire Theatre
Hackney Music Development Trust children's opera with 150 students from Hackney schools about the Negro League in baseball last century. ‘Shadow Ball’ refers to a common pre-game feature during which Negro League players warmed up by staging mock games with an imaginary ball.
Director CW
Composer Julian Joseph
Musical Director jenny Gould
Libretto Mike Phillips
Design Neil Irish
Photo Clive Barda

Modern Art Oxford
Tagore Festival Performance
Modern Art Oxford
With Alice & Peter Oswald, Tom Paulin, Jamie McKendrick, Ansuman Biswas
Performance Clare Whistler with Composer Katherine Gilham
October 29

Pieces to Fit
Pieces to Fit
Coastal Currents Performance
With Sophia Campeau-Ferman and Marina Tsartsara
September 17

Candle Gift series 5
Gift series 5

Pett Level
July 3
With Tamsin Currey, Joanna Haigood, Sam Sharples, Raphael Whittle

Sexing The Cherry
Sexing The Cherry
Movement Director
Metta Theatre, London Southbank
July 1, 2

Stade Hall, Hastings
Improvisation with Yumino Seiko
Opening of Stade Hall, Hastings
May 27 2011

Edward Thomas Celebration
Edward Thomas Celebration

Bunces Barn
May 8
With Robert Bathurst, Alan Judd, Jane Metcalfe, Freya Wynn-Jones, Lloyd Thomas, Carla Earthrowl-Gould, Ben Jordan, Martha Stutchbury, Joanna Lawrence, Scarlett Lassof

Much Ado Books Poetry performance
Much Ado Books Poetry performance

With Lloyd Thomas
April 2, 3, 9, 10
Much Ado About Books

Library of Water, Iceland
Library of Water, Iceland

Film, photographs
April 19

Down A Garden Path
Down A Garden Path

Performance with Jen Mitas
April 10
The Foundry Lewes

Dancers in Landscape
Dancers in Landscape Collective
First meeting SEEDS Bunces Barn Dec (South East Dance)
December 5

Performance with Sophia Campeau-Ferman
Performance with Sophia Campeau-Ferman

ZU Studios Lewes
October 9

Embodied Emotions
Embodied Emotions, Beyond Text, ARHC grant
Queen Mary, University of London

Performance at the People's Palace
November 4 with Osmani School, preceded by three weeks of rehearsal with violinist Joanna Parker

'Tree' website launch
'Tree' website launch

Ali Campbell, Queen Mary University of London, Cherry Tree ceremony performance solo
October 27

24 Chairs
Solo Performance
for 24 Chairs Exhibition
The Foundry, Lewes
Sept 18


Exhibition/Film/three Performances Lucy Bell Photography Gallery
St Leonards on Sea
Sept 4-18


Gift Series Event with Kjell Torriset
Film performance voice installation
St Leonards on Sea
July 10

Performance Poetry
Chichester Festival Performance Poetry

For writer Meredith Andrew
July 2

Bee Event
Bee Event Bunces Barn

Angie Biltcliffe, Mark Pappenheim, Olivia Bishop, Katherine Gilham, Matthew Oglesby, Sophia Campeau-Ferman, film by Rebecca Marshall
June 12
Go to Bee page >

A Weekend Away
Shaping Voices A Weekend Away

Rehearsals, March 29, April 13
Performances, April 14 at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne,
June 25 at Redoubt Fortress
Go to Shaping Voices >

Embodied Emotions
Embodied Emotions ARHC Research Beyond Text, Queen Mary, University of London

Five solos created for History Seminars
Sessions Osmani School, April 1 whole school Takeover, Filming solos with musicians Suzi Zumpe, Olivia Bishop, Nick Sharratt, Joanna Parker at Osmani, Jan-Dec Grant
Go to Loud Minority webpage >

The Visitor

Judith Alder Collaboration
May 2009
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Birthday Wish

Roof of Wainwright's House, Deptford
Music: Handel
July 2009

Yews and Eternity

Gifts Series No.3
With Kate Adams, John Agard, Richard Davies,
Wycliffe Stutchbury, Jane Buckler
February 2009
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Navigators and Ghosts
Conceived and directed by CW in response to the Blue Monkey Studio Artists
and their site specific work for the Redoubt Fortress, Eastbourne.
April 2009

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My life as a Bat
RPS Hear Here Project.
With Suzi Zumpte, JB, Jo Shapcott
April 2009

Gifts Series No.2
With Alex McInnis, Victoria Rance, Sophia Campeau-Ferman
November 2007

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Spitalfields Market June 2006
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Gifts Series No.1
Written by Alisdair Middleton, sculpture designed by Margaret Higginson,
performed by CW and Jen Mitas
Keats House, October 2005
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Camera Obscura

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Sea Change
And Ladders

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Victoria Rance Collaborations 2000

The Book Project
Battle Abbey Library, Battle Festival, June 2002
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Boxed Live

Kate Adams Collaboration
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On Fragile Stairs
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea January 1997
Created by True North, costumes by Susan Stockwell, libretto by Denise Levertov

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