EVENT | Flora Victorious | Venture Arts Studio

Date | Thursday 3rd March 2022.


Venue | The Yard Theatre, Venture Arts, 43 Old Birley Street, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5RF.


Time | 6.30 – 8.00pm


As part of VA Collectives – a series of happenings by and for Manchester’s artist community – Venture Arts is proud to present FLORA VICTORIOUS, a celebration of a return to artistic collaborative practice post pandemic!


The evening will centre around a performance by Venture Arts artists Joe Mills and Raven Keating, and artist Ruby Tingle. Performances will take place intermittently from 6.30 to 8pm in the Yard Theatre, at our studios in Hulme. This event is intended to encourage networking for the Manchester art community and a chance for further conversations surrounding disability in the contemporary visual art scene. Refreshments will be provided.


Joe and Ruby have been working together over several months, combining their practices to create a one-off soundscape and immersive performance based on their explorations together in the natural world. Ruby Tingle is an audiovisual artist and performer who creates fleeting self portraits, placing herself at the centre of a body of work which focuses on “unnatural history” and its own folklore. Joe Mills is based at Venture Arts Studios and uses textiles, light and movement to make joyous, colourful work from nature-based research, rooted in fairytale imagery, TV and high fashion. Both artists have an inventive and experimental approach and have created FLORA VICTORIOUS, a dreamy multi-textured set in which they work together intuitively as performers.


Raven Keating is an artist working mainly in digital animation and projection mapping. He has collaborated with Joe and Ruby for this performance producing a bespoke animation and projected light work.


An event not to be missed! If you would like to attend please contact sarah@venturearts.org to reserve your place.