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The Something-Nothings

Olivia Laing, Sarah Wood and La JohnJoseph

Saturday 29 Sep 8:00PM
AT Charleston
Tickets: £6 – £7


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Something Nothings Small Wonder 2018 at Charleston

The debut of ‘The Something-Nothings’ – a Small Wonder-commissioned composition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Orlando


Truth! Truth! Truth!  He was a woman.

Virginia Woolf’s Orlando extols transformation.

Writer Olivia Laing and performance artist La JohnJoseph will read Laing’s Small Wonder commissioned composition, The Something-Nothings, a passionate dialogue with Woolf’s seductive, identity-shifting text.

This will be followed by a conversation, together with artist Sarah Wood, about how the gender-defiant novel still crackles with radical possibilities nearly a century on.

Olivia Laing’s new book Crudo is currently making waves.

Sarah Wood works with film and text.

La JohnJoseph works at the intersection of film and live performance.

Olivia Laing and Sarah Wood’s collaborative installation ‘A Million Candles’, a celebration of Orlando, wass on display in the Hay Barn from 8 to 23 September.

  • Price:  £14 (£12 concession)
  • Day Ticket for Saturday 29 Sept (5 events):  £55 (£45 concession) 
  • All Events Ticket (14 events):  £130 (£110 concession) 

Small Wonder shuttle bus to/from Lewes Train Station (£3 return/ £2 one way).

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