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Archive - "If you would influence the future, study the past." - Confucius http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/rss.xml The Archive offers a display of 40-plus years of cultural history. Who did what, why, when and to what effect. More than an absorbing archive: also a do-it-yourself kit to contribute to future cultural initiatives; covering events created by the Black-E as well as the work of visiting artists. en Rainbows Over Poland - September 1980 http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbows-over-poland-september-1980 <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; ">The visit to Poland resulted from a visit by Andrzej Kostolowski (art historian and critic) with two performance artists to the Blackie in 1979.&nbsp; The invitation which came in July in 1980 was for Judy Bates (myself) to attend the 13</span><sup style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">th</sup><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; "> Plener Miastko entitled ‘Little Activities in Art’&nbsp; to be held on 1</span><sup style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">s</sup></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbows-over-poland-september-1980"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbows-over-poland-september-1980" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rainbows Themed Events Created by the Black-E 1980 1980s Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:31:37 +0000 archiver 415 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Persistence May Overcome Resistance http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/travelling/content/persistence-may-overcome-resistance <p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">The two groups of ten players have each been given two simple invitations.&nbsp; First of all, they are invited to travel across the room as a group with (at most) fourteen feet touching the floor at any one time.&nbsp; Then, after a pause, they are invited to travel back carrying a very long (but relatively light) cardboard tube and to do so without using their hands as they pick up, carry, or put down the tube.</span></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/games/travelling/content/persistence-may-overcome-resistance"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/travelling/content/persistence-may-overcome-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travelling Games Created by the Black-E 1970s Sat, 23 Jun 2012 16:31:11 +0000 admin 453 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Expectation Promotes Unity http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/accomplishment/content/expectation-promotes-unity <p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">The players have been promised a party but first they are to decorate the room.&nbsp; The players have been provided with a very long skipping rope, decorations, and a ladder.</span></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/games/accomplishment/content/expectation-promotes-unity"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/accomplishment/content/expectation-promotes-unity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Accomplishment Games Created by the Black-E 1970s Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:44:24 +0000 admin 465 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Cookery Skills Produce Food For The Eye http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/accomplishment/content/cookery-skills-produce-food-for-the-eye <p><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">The invitation to the players is to "Follow The Yellow Brick Road".&nbsp; The Yellow Brick Road on this occasion is an arc, almost a complete circle, of yellow carpet tiles.&nbsp; In the centre of the circle is a tall white circular cylinder.</span></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/games/accomplishment/content/cookery-skills-produce-food-for-the-eye"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/accomplishment/content/cookery-skills-produce-food-for-the-eye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Accomplishment Games Created by the Black-E 1970s Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:36:26 +0000 admin 463 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk The Envelope Game http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/gallery-games/content/the-envelope-game <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">A game to be played by one player in conjunction with a repetitious job of work.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">The job of work is divided into a number of sequences. Every time a sequence is completed the player goes on a journey to seek out and take an instant photograph of an object which is in some way related to the work in hand.</span></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/games/gallery-games/content/the-envelope-game"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/games/gallery-games/content/the-envelope-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gallery Games Games Created by the Black-E 1970s Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:50:28 +0000 archiver 533 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Inner City Rainbows - Summer 1978 http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/visual-arts/public-art/content/inner-city-rainbows-summer-1978 <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The first of the Blackie’s Rainbow projects – inspired by the political debate of the time on regenerating the inner cities, by the work of the artist Patrick Hughes (<cite><a href="http://www.patrickhughes.co.uk/films.htm">www.<strong>patrickhughes</strong>.co.uk/films.htm</a>)&nbsp; </cite>and by the Blackie’s own tradition of public art, took place in the summer of 1978.</span></span></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-413" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/visual-arts/public-art/content/inner-city-rainbows-summer-1978"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/visual-arts/public-art/content/inner-city-rainbows-summer-1978" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Art Rainbows Themed Events Visual Arts Created by the Black-E 1970s 1978 Patrick Hughes Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:07:52 +0000 archiver 414 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Rainbows at Dinner - Set Of Rainbow Mats - 1982 http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbows-at-dinner-set-of-rainbow-mats-1982 <p>A set of six table mats each with a rainbow image and a set of 6 coasters each boxed.&nbsp; The rainbow images were drawn from previous rainbow events and are set against a white background.&nbsp; The coasters contained proposals for the formation of a Rainbow Party. &nbsp;</p> <p>Rainbow images used:-&nbsp;</p> <p>1. Musical Rainbow from Inner City Rainbows – August 1978</p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbows-at-dinner-set-of-rainbow-mats-1982"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbows-at-dinner-set-of-rainbow-mats-1982" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rainbows Themed Events Created by the Black-E 1980 1980s Tue, 27 Mar 2012 15:17:06 +0000 admin 422 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Rainbow Mice - for Chinese New Year - 1984 http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbow-mice-for-chinese-new-year-1984 <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; ">The Blackie is next to Chinatown and we have long taken some part in the Chinese New Year celebrations.&nbsp; In 1984, the Year of The Rat, (re-branded as the Year Of The Mouse – don’t ask) we did a street stall with trays of sugar mice in the 6 rainbow colours.&nbsp; The many people who come to see the Dragon Dance and celebrate Chinese New Year were invited to make a wish for the New Year and enjoy a sugar mouse.</span></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbow-mice-for-chinese-new-year-1984"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/themed-events/rainbows/content/rainbow-mice-for-chinese-new-year-1984" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chinese Rainbows Themed Events Created by the Black-E 1980 1980s Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:44:02 +0000 admin 423 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Staff - Part-Time: From 1968 to Date http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/about-us-then/staff/content/staff-part-time-from-1968-to-date <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">All the people below have worked (or are working) at the Black-e on a part -time basis. This includes both those who come in to do Day Duties and those who come to work on a specific projects.&nbsp;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/about-us-then/staff/content/staff-part-time-from-1968-to-date"></a></div> Staff About Us Then 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:25:34 +0000 archiver 546 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk Volunteers Alphabetically by First Name - J http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/about-us-then/volunteers/content/volunteers-alphabetically-by-first-name-j <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">James Arathoon, England</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">James Simpey, Ghana</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">Jane Howarth, England</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">Jane Langdon-Davies, Britain</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: medium;">Jeanette Butler, England</span></p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-416" style="width: px;"><a href="/archive/category/about-us-then/volunteers/content/volunteers-alphabetically-by-first-name-j"></a></div> <p><a href="http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk/archive/category/about-us-then/volunteers/content/volunteers-alphabetically-by-first-name-j" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Volunteers About Us Then 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:40:36 +0000 archiver 555 at http://archive.theblack-e.co.uk