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Archived Events from Autumn/Winter, 2020

GemArts Origami Paperfolding with Pui: Part 1

Thursday 1st October 2020

GemArts Origami Paperfolding with Pui: Part 1

Get Creative and try out our new online Origami paperfolding by artist Pui Lee.

Indian Spring Colours - Chiranjeeb Chakraborty - Nayna more taras gaye

Tuesday 1st September 2020

Indian Spring Colours - Chiranjeeb Chakraborty - Nayna more taras gaye

In Feb -Mar 2020 GemArts and Durham University’s Musicon Concert Series jointly promoted a three day festival, ‘Indian Spring Colours’. The concerts were recorded, and this performance is Chiranjeeb Chakraborty’s presentation of the thumri ‘Nayna more taras gaye’ (by the great twentieth-century singer Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan), which evokes the monsoon season.

Indian Spring Colours - Apoorva Gokhale - Ranga bhari

Tuesday 1st September 2020

Indian Spring Colours - Apoorva Gokhale - Ranga bhari

In Feb -Mar 2020 GemArts and Durham University’s Musicon Concert Series jointly promoted a three day festival, ‘Indian Spring Colours’. This is a recording of the Apoorva Gokhale performing ‘Ranga bhari’, by the legendary 16th-century poet and Krishna devotee, Meerabai. This poem describes the joy of playing holi, the spring festival of colours, with Krishna.

Yazz Ahmed Polyhymnia

Saturday 14th November 2020

Yazz Ahmed Polyhymnia

Yazz Ahmed Polyhymnia is a British-Bahraini trumpet player and composer who seeks to blur the lines between jazz, electronic sound design, bringing together the sounds of her mixed heritage. Her music has been described as ‘psychedelic Arabic jazz, intoxicating and compelling‘.

GemArts Diwali Concertina Fold Book with Michelle

Saturday 31st October 2020

GemArts Diwali Concertina Fold Book with Michelle

Artist Michelle Wood has created this beautiful Diwali Concertina Fold Book, which you can make at home to keep, or give your loved ones as a present.