The Bloody Brook

20oct10:00 am5:00 pmThe Bloody BrookJohana Hartwig

Event Details

Johana Hartwig’s work looks at the construction and evolution of spaces, with a focus on cross-collaboration with other disciplines and a historical – geographical perspective. Johana’s work stimulates thinking around value and disposability and often considers the way that we impact upon our immediate environment.

This new work responds to Roath Brook and its surrounding banks, it considers town planning and the accessibility / politics of the adjacent public / private land. The work is part of a larger ongoing project around Cardiff’s waterways and looks at some of Roath’s street names such as ‘Nant Wedal’, which may reference the bloody battle of the1600’s up on the ‘Great Heath’, that turned the brook ‘blood red’, through to the recent controversial tree removal in Waterloo Gardens and further to where the water is squashed between commercial units on lower Colchester Avenue.

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Related Events:

‘Getting to know the Brook – a historical, edible perspective’ – Thur 18 Oct
‘Picnic by the puddle’ – Sat 20 Oct – CANCELLED
‘Roath Brook Orchestra’ – Sun 21 Oct


Disability Access: Yes
Family Friendly: Yes
18+: No


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Old Laundry

between 11 - 13 Braevel St, CF24 4SJ