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Silvia Mercuriali : Swimming Home

Silvia Mercuriali : Swimming Home

Friday 26 to Sunday 28 March, 10.30am, 3pm and 7pm.

Are you ready to dive in?

Swimming Home is Silvia Mercuriali's latest audio theatre piece, leading participants through a private meditation, all the way to the bottom of a deep pool.

You will be immersed in an aquatic and sonic world in which the ordinary becomes fictional and your familiar surroundings take on a new poetic meaning. Written following interviews with swimmers, swimming coaches and water lovers from all over the UK, the piece gently suggests a new look at the ritual of bathing.

Tickets are free but you need to book in advance here.

Download the app MERCURIOUS NET - National Ear Theatre, to access the show directly from your phone. MERCURIOUS NET is available worldwide.

A swimsuit, swimming goggles and a big towel.
Make sure your phone is fully charged and that you have a good internet connection.
The piece is to be experienced with headphones in your own bathroom (wireless headphones are preferable but not necessary).

Breathe. Dive in.

“Swimming Home plays with the gap between imagination and reality and urges you to let go and float away. When you are finally allowed to submerge and dip your head under the water, it is oddly exhilarating.” ✭✭✭✭ The Stage

“Silvia Mercuriali created the future. Just do it. Extraordinary.” Audience member

Presented as part of Normal? Festival of the Brain co-curated by Creative Folkestone, Living Words and Folkestone Fringe.

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