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Angel Aberystwyth

A new artwork by Anton Hecht, made with the help of local people, will be at Oriel 1 in Aberystwyth Arts Centre from 06 March. Angel Aberystwyth is an animation of the War Memorial angel, with a soundtrack by C r Meibion Aberystwyth.

The animation is part if Connect 2 digital project and is a three-screen work. Hecht is known for his collaborations with local groups and passers-by (you can see examples of his work here). For this piece he invited participants to animate a life-sized mannequin.


Artworks powered by local people and places. Part of Connect 2 digital project,Angel Aberystwyth is a three screen presentation. To make the films, Anton Hecht enlisted the help of local people to animate a life sized artist s mannequin and to make the Angel from the War Memorial fly. Members of C r Meibion Aberystwyth supply the soundtrack, filmed singing a traditional lullaby on the beach and in Ceredigion Museum.

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Angel Aberystwyth by Anton Hecht with the help of the people of Aberystwyth; sound track by C r Meibion Aberystwyth, conductor Carol Davies, accompanist Elenid Thomas.

There will be a private view from 5.30 - 7.30 pm on Friday 06 March and all are welcome.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth Sy 23 3DE