More than Ponies
Thursday, September 24, 2020
07:30 PM
The New Forest
Across UK
More than Ponies

Buenos Aires-based Marcela Sinclair is the first artist contributing to TeleVistas, a series of new commissions for More Than Ponies. Each commissioned artists responds to a series of video broadcasts of New Forest landscapes created during the summer of 2020 by More Than Ponies in collaboration with local individuals. Sinclair’s short video essay Around the block links her Buenos Aires neighbourhood with the UK’s New Forest. Limiting her walk to the 500 metres that she was permitted to travel during the early quarantine, Around the block shows that history and ideas can be found in the holes and cracks of the urban landscape.

Laura Eldret is the founder of More Than Ponies. In 2016 she undertook a residency investigating the Welsh colonies of Patagonia, with support from Gasworks (UK) and Urra (Argentina). And Over to You… is a research project that investigates the ways in which people perform collective identities, exploring the remote ideals of Welshness in Argentina. The project explores the ways collective identities are exported and imported, and how making (textiles, performance and video) can forge trans-regional connections.

Alejandra Aguado is a collaborator on TeleVistas, who has nominated contributing artists Marcela Sinclair and Cotelito.

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