Sheila Ghelani: Rat, Rose, Bird Competition

Sheila Ghelani Rat Rose Bird Pink (photo by Daniel Martin)

Subtly mashing up cultures, curios, objects and ideas, Rat Rose Bird is a poetic meditation on farewells, departures, long journeys and “the hunt” – for a better life, a better love, a place to drop anchor or a space to claim as ‘one’s own’.

Thematically the work explores Sheila Ghelani’s personal relationship to empire, colonialism, travel and love and more broadly tries to uncover links that might exist between “the heritage of the human past and the life of a personal psyche”.

Sheila inhabits the work as a kind of hostess/magician, exploring, exploding and mixing a host of ingredients; champagne, rats, roses and birds that become the fabric of the work. Sheila also delivers a transfixing poetic treatise in front of the red velvet theatre curtains, which open to reveal a chorus-line of TVs displaying memories of the past.

We have a pair of tickets for Sheila Ghelani: Rat Rose Bird at the Chelsea Theatre on 25 April to give away. Simply fill in the form below to enter.

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Terms and conditions apply. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Competition closes midday Wednesday 24 April 2013. Prize is valid for show 25 April only. Subject to availability. Prize is as stated and cannot be transferred or exchanged. No cash alternative with be offered. 

Sheila Ghelani
Rat, Rose, Bird
25 April, 7.30pm £12/£10

Chelsea Theatre, 7 Worlds End Place, London SW10 0DR

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