10 days - Winchester

An interdisciplinary contemporary arts platform across the district

10 days - Winchester

An interdisciplinary contemporary arts platform across the district


Developments at 10 days

Following CHALK we continue to work closely with Hampshire Cultural Trust to develop new opportunities and are pleased to announce a new venture:

10 days nights’ a series of evening gatherings with talks and presentations by artists, scientists, writers and musicians, offering opportunities for discussion and networking.

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Published on: Mon, June 27, 2016

10 days nights #3

Discovering Stories in Public Space,

Thursday 8th December

18:00 - 20:00

Winchester City Museum / Register on Facebook

Alex Scott-Whitby & Cherng-Min Teong introduce the process behind designing public spaces, the actors who are involved and the unknown discoveries that emerge. Hear about their work in the public realm which includes the reconfiguring of 38 church spires in the City of London, instigating a city of play on the streets of Doha, Qatar and working with Winchester City Council to reclaim St Maurice’s Covert as an essential public space.

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Published on: Sat, November 19, 2016

10 days nights #2

Wednesday 21st September
Winchester Discovery Centre
19:00 - 21:00

An evening of: anatomy, religion, the after-life, and late-medieval carved cadaver sculptures with Dr Christina Welch.

Free entry and complimentary drink

Christina is a senior lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Winchester where she also leads the MA in Death, Religion and Culture.

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Published on: Sun, September 04, 2016

10 days nights


Invitation to join us on Thursday 21 July 7-9pm

Dr Simon Park, microbiologist

Exploring the Invisible: experiments at the interface between microbiology and art

This talk will outline some of Simon’s art projects, which portray microbes in highly unusual and sometimes provocative ways.

Examples will include glow-in-the-dark bacteria, how bacteria can be taught to paint, and a microorganism that will solve mazes.

This particular microbe will be available to take home as a pet! Simon’s blog https://exploringtheinvisible.com

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Published on: Mon, June 27, 2016

Last sightings of extinct songs: Chalk remembered

Remembering Chalk, a day of rain, hand dryers, neolithic landscapes, guttering and singing dunes, exhausted shelves and spectral houses, the last sightings of extinct songs, lavender sellers and the long quiet fall of light through Connemara.

The curator and writer Jodie Dalgleish reflects on the symposium, Chalk: time, sense and landscape in her article for the New Zealand on-line art review EyeContact: http://eyecontactsite.com/2015/11/sally-ann-mcintyre-at-winchester-symposium

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Published on: Wed, November 18, 2015

Thank you !

​10 days wishes to extend their thanks to everyone involved in CHALK and to all that visited our exhibitions and events. As the final de-installations take place we are sorry to see it all end. Its been a fabulous project and first indications suggest a very successful event but we will report fully following our evaluation.

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Published on: Sun, November 08, 2015

CHALK performance

10 days were pleased to welcome acclaimed dancer and fresh choreographic voice, Theo Clinkard, who was joined on stage by composer James Keane in CHALK, a stark, poetic and intensely physical work inspired by the iconic chalk cliffs of Clinkard’s hometown.

An informal discussion between the audience, performers and Creative Producer at The Point- Sacha Lee, revealed insights about the spatial dynamics and development of the work.

The event took place at Winchester Discovery Centre | Saturday 7 November as part of 10 days 2015 CHALK

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Published on: Sat, November 07, 2015

Last chance to explore CHALK exhibitions:

Join over 100 artists and writers on the theme of CHALK. Geologically, chalk is rare, yet Winchester is built upon and surrounded by it. Chalk has long been a material of art and local archaeology - explore artworks across several venues. Exhibitions close Saturday 7 November.
  • Venues include:

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Published on: Sun, November 01, 2015

The Wilderness - Place of Wild Beasts

Sean Harris uses animation to explore the landscape and our relationship with it. A trail of hand-cranked ‘flip-book boxes’ wound around the summit of St. Catherine’s Hill by day – and at dusk on the 25th, the creatures that inhabit them came to life through a magical digital projection. Hugh Greasley performed poems of the wilderness

St Catherine’s Hill Flip-book-box trail | Sunday 25th & Monday 26 October | 11 - dusk

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Published on: Sun, October 25, 2015

Sharing Heritage | Grand Open Event

Artist’s talks, readings and performance

Over 100 people Joined 10 days’ curators and specially selected, artists, writers and poets for special events including revealing talks, inspirational readings, magnificent artworks and Butoh dance (Winchester Cathedral). All based around that locally pervasive, bright and crumbly substance CHALK

Saturday 24 October: City Museum 6 - 7 pm | Winchester Cathedral 7 - 8.30pm

Full programme:

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Published on: Sat, October 24, 2015

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