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Sun 28 August 2016, 16:00 – 20:00 BST
Sunday 28th August, 4pm – 8pm
£5, (that's cheaper than your usual swim at the Lido!)
To fully experience Wet Sounds, bring your swimming kit!
Get your snorkels ready! Peterborough Presents are delighted to announce that they are working with internationally acclaimed sound art company, Wet Sounds, to bring something never before seen in Peterborough… underwater art at the Lido!
Wet Sounds is an underwater sound art installation and performance – a deep listening experience created by artist Joel Cahen. Touring swimming pools across the UK and beyond, Wet Sounds presents a holistic soundscape to a floating and diving swimmers.
To watch some footage of Wet Sounds, click here - https://vimeo.com/119248611
If swimming isn’t your thing, we have plenty of interactive art, advanced digital technology, and fun performances to soak up your Sunday with -
GOOGLE TILT BRUSH: HTC VIVE EXPERIENCE
Cutting edge virtual reality where you can paint in 3D space. The room is your canvas, the possibilities are endless.
PAINT BY NUMBERS: BECKY PESKETT
A huge, interactive, watery paint by numbers with a performance twist.
Channel your inner hamster with these fun, inflatable balls and roll around on the water’s surface.
POETRY AT THE LIDO: KEELY MILLS
Chill out and hear beautiful words inspired by the pool, the people, and Peterborough from the Lido’s Poet in Residence, Keely Mills.
ACOUSTIC RESONANCE: RUFUS, SKILLY SKILLZ, AND STUART PAYN
Ground-breaking, experimental visual art created by soundwaves using metal plates.
YORKSHIRE LIFE AQUATIC: DRYLAND SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING
Have you ever imagined what synchronised swimming looks like on dryland? These hilarious, active workshops and performances will get you floating with laughter.
Wet Sounds is set to make a splash in Peterborough Lido on Sunday 28th August, 4pm – 8pm. Tickets are £5 and are available on the door, or can be pre-booked on Eventbrite. Don’t forget to bring your swimming kit to fully immerse yourself in the art!
If you would like to find out more about being involved in creating sounds with Joel, email Josie, the Peterborough Presents programme manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Astonishingly immediate, inescapable” / The Guardian
“Like being in the womb” / Mizled Youth
“Exhibitions don’t get much more successful than that” / The Wire