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Warm up events

Biotik Stage at Eden Sessions
6 July
Resident thinkers and others gave a Nowherian twist to the Eden Sessions. Hosting a one-off afternoon event on the Biotik Stage in the beautiful surroundings of Eden Projects’s Mediterranean Biome, ‘Nowhereisland presents’ was an afternoon of spoken word presentations and discussion exploring Nowhereisland with author, Tony White and Radio 4's 'Saturday Live' Poet-in-Residence, Salena Godden. Dane Watkins also ran his Iconikit project and the pop-up chat show Talkaoke got everyone discussing and debating. See more pictures here on flickr.

Nowhereisland Day
Ilfracombe Arts College
13 July
Following a year of exploring Nowhereisland across the curriculum, students at Ilfracombe Arts College shared the results of their studies during a special Nowhereisland day at the college. Students will continue to support the project in the lead up to, and welcome of, the island in September.
See photos of the day on flickr here.

Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival
14/15 July
On its way to meet the island in Weymouth, the Nowhereisland Embassy spent two days at Dorset's annual festival of the Tolpuddle story. Nowhereisland Ambassadors were on hand to guide people through the Embassy objects and information and on Sunday the Nowhereisland banner made by Ed Hall will join the famous procession of banners through the village. See more photos of the weekend on flickr here.

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Nowhereisland is a Situations project led by artist Alex Hartley, one of 12 Artist Taking the Lead projects for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad funded by Arts Council England. We also gratefully acknowledge the support of the University of the West of England, Bristol; Bloomberg; Nicky Wilson Jupiter Artland; the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Royal Norwegian Embassy and Yellowbrick Tracking.

Identity designed by Fraser Muggeridge studio and Wolfram Wiedner, website by Wolfram Wiedner.