It has been a busy few months! Read about my time as artist in residence at the Summer Lodge at Nottingham Trent  from 3rd – 14th July 2017 by clicking here or on the menu bar.



ESCURRIR  – Translation as Collaboration

The Poettrio Experiment event at  Newcastle University on 20th July 2017.

Find out more about the new collaborative work developed with Gabriela Saldana ESCURRIR  by clicking on this link or navigating the menu on the left hand-side.







Translation Zone(s) is excited to be presenting and participating in the following conferences and symposia over the next few months do join me!

The Space in Between: Thinking Translation in Creation 

29th-30th of June 2017,  A Symposium and Workshop,  Lancaster University, FASS Building, Main Room

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Further information and to book a place visit:

(E):motion Cultural Literacy Europe second biennial conference

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I was delighted to be the recipient of an Early Career Bursary to present Translation Zone(s), and looking forward to presenting at Staszic Palace!

Further information available here:











31st March – 8th April 2017

Translation Zone(s): A stuttering at



TransARTation! is a touring exhibition that opens up a space for artists, poets, and local communities to explore ideas about translation, movement, migration and art in a variety of ways, including workshops, artists’ talks, interactive installations and multimedia art.

31 March – 8 April 2017, The Byre Theatre, The University of St Andrews, Scotland and

12 April – 7 May 2017, The Shoe Factory Social Club, St Mary’s Works, Norwich NR3 3AF

TransARTation! is supported by the Arts Council England and has been devised and curated by Manuela Perteghella, Eugenia Loffredo and Anna Milsom.

Further information can be found at:

Tuesday 28th March 2017

Translation Zone(s): Prekladová Zóna


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A new collaboration with artist and curator Karina Cabanikova, come and participate in a Slovakian game  as a prelude to Frank Heather’s Global Voices concert. Following the concert I will lead an informal discussion in response to Heather’s work with former NATO interpreter Luise Askew and director-composer Jennifer Bell.

Global Voices

Tuesday 28th March

The Dome, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

B15 2TT

GlobalVoice press release

For tickets and further information about the concert please visit:

Friday 24 February 2017

I will be participating in Nicoline van Harskamp event  “Englishes” – a conversation at RADAR, Loughborough University on Friday 24 February, 1 – 5pm – FREE

Click here to register



2nd February 2017

Check out TranslationZone(s) panel and performance at InDialogue (Dec 2016)


Saskia Holmkist discussing her work as part of my panel at Nottingham Contemporary  – Dec 1st 2016.

InDialogue is a biannual symposium and event that I co-founded and curate.

For documentation of the event and further information visit : Visit :

29th June 2016

Finished editing the documentation of Translation Zone(s): A stuttering performance at Library of Birmingham. Here is a 3 minute version of the work edited by myself and Tom Kilby, who was also in charge of documenting the event with Johrah Al-Homied and Kauri Kaukvere.

Translation Zone(s): A stuttering by Heather Connelly 2016 from hconnelly on Vimeo.

20th June 2016

Looking forward to presenting Translation Zone(s): A Stuttering at Intersemiotic Translation Words, Brush-strokes and Dancing Shoes – a symposium on translatability across invisible borders organised by Ricarda Vidal and Madeleine Campbell

King’s College London, 1st July 2016, 11am – 5pm, Strand Building, Room S3.05

For further information visit: Translation Games

May 2016

For the past 3 months (Feb-April 2016) I (Heather Connelly) have been Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)* Cultural Engagement Fellow at Birmingham City University and the Library of Birmingham funded by the as  during which time I have developed two pilot projects in the Translation Zone series live sound work and a round table event both of which will be performed/hosted at The Library of Birmingham. Both events are free to attend further details can be found on the project pages in the menu bar.

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These events are funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council as part of their Cultural Engagement programme, Birmingham City University and the Library of Birmingham.

*The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funds world-class, independent researchers in a wide range of subjects: ancient history, modern dance, archaeology, digital content, philosophy, English literature, design, the creative and performing arts, and much more.  This financial year the AHRC will spend approximately £98m to fund research and postgraduate training in collaboration with a number of partners. The quality and range of research supported by this investment of public funds not only provides social and cultural benefits but also contributes to the economic success of the UK. For further information on the AHRC, please go to: