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CASGLAID / COLLECTION

March 2021 | A collection of short films from the archive

ARCHIFDAITH– APRIL 2016

A mobile performance and installation that unites the past with the present in a journey through the public spaces of Pontio and paints the space with history.

2 archivists100

cardboard boxes

50 catalog entries

2 megaphones

Over two hours, the artists Cai Tomos and Marc Rees constructed/deconstructed imaginary architectural/archeological forms and declared local historical facts through a sequence of choreographic endeavours.

In partnership with Pontio and Bangor University’s Library & Archives and Widening Access Centre

Filmed by Culture Colony

 

DAETH DYDD TARO – August 2016

A performance devised as part of an online Physical Theatre resource for secondary schools through the medium of Welsh commissioned by WJEC

This is a resource that can provide teachers with ways to present a Physical Theater style to their pupils. There are inspirational and inspirational workshops by Marc Rees and Eddie Ladd who are leading practitioners in theater in Wales. The practical resources are supported by written resources created by some of Wales’ most experienced teachers and Drama examiner.

 

THE DANCING MARQUISE DIARIES July 2007

 

A short film created as a prelude for and included in Rees’ solo Gloria Days based on the 5th Marquise of Anglesey Henry Cyril Paget.

Gloria Days was is a multidisciplinary performance based on the extraordinary 5th Marquis of Anglesey, Henry Cyril Paget. Known as ‘The Dancing Marquis’, Paget challenged and subverted Edwardian notions of class, gender, decorum and theatrical propriety. His fantastical lifestyle and subsequent unglamorous downfall provide the focus for this unique solo work that premiered as part of the Swansea Festival in October 2007.