Serena Korda

//Serena Korda

Black Diamond TV

6 January 2016|Black Diamond, Serena Korda, Sharron Harris|

Artist Serena Korda was commissioned by Confluence to create a new participatory artwork for Haverfordwest that connected with the River Cleddau that flows through the centre of town. Paying homage to the anti-capitalist early 90’s underground rave scene in Pembrokeshire, Black Diamond harnessed the sonic power of the river to create a rave track with [...]

Serena Korda Black Diamond film

30 December 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda, Sharron Harris, What art can be|

Watch Sharron Harris’s film of Serena Korda’s Black Diamond.

Black Diamond CD launch

2 September 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda|

Over the course of the summer 0f 2015, artist Serena Korda brought together a community of musicians from in and around Haverfordwest to create a sonic artwork inspired by the river Cleddau. Serena’s field recordings of trombones, mandolins, banjos, saws, drums (and much more!) being played at locations along the river were re-mixed by Pembrokeshire-based [...]

Black Diamond Bus

30 August 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda|

“Blood thickening bass rattles our chests, carrying us out of the woods, dancing, crying, sweating, laughing, pounding, shouting, clapping.” Black Diamond, Sunday 30 August from 4pm A rave boat travels upstream from Neyland to Haverfordwest, carrying a massive sound system playing Black Diamond, an electronic music track made with the people of Haverfordwest. Mandolin players [...]

Serena Korda: Black Diamond

30 August 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda|

Artist Serena Korda was commissioned by Confluence to create a new participatory artwork for Haverfordwest that connects with the River Cleddau flowing through the centre of town. Paying homage to the anti-capitalist early 90’s underground rave scene in Pembrokeshire, Black Diamond harnessed the sonic power of the river to create a rave track with local musicians [...]

When and where to experience Black Diamond event

21 August 2015|Black Diamond, News, Projects, Serena Korda|

As Serena Korda’s Black Diamond event on Sunday 30 August draws closer, we wanted to let you know where and when you can you can experience this artwork on its journey up the river Cleddau from Neyland Marina to Haverfordwest Quay Street. The Black Diamond bus is full, but you are invited to travel independently [...]

Black Diamond

7 May 2015|Black Diamond, News, Serena Korda|

Laid to Rest, the Procession 2011 by Serena Korda. Image credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images Serena Korda has been appointed as our first Artist in residence and will begin work in early June building towards a performance at the end of August 2015. Serena’s proposal, “Black Diamond”, will combine the history and mythology [...]