Kathryn Ashill                             

Cock[le] Pit

2012. Adain Avion, Swansea. UK.

Duration: 1 Hour.

Created for Adain Avion . Kathryn Ashill attempted to reclaim her Swanseaness by eating 4kg of Penclawdd cockles. The backdrop of the performance was a looped film of her and her mother cockle picking in Penclawdd, The Gower, Swansea. UK.

Adain Avion is Wales’s Artist’s taking the lead commission, funded by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Wales, included in the London 2012 Festival and part of London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.


Photocredit: Hannah Firth

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