Category Archives: Frog King

Materiality, memorabilia and mass production: encounters with Frog King at Papay Gyro Nights

Our first encounter with Frog King was at the start of Papay Gyro Nights 2013 festival. It was the opening of the festival, a cold winter night’s procession on the dark moonlit northern island of Papa Westray. It was also … Continue reading

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Archaeologists in Residence at Papay Gyro Nights: Experience, expectations and folklore-in-the-making.

Paper presented at Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory (CHAT) Conference 2013, UCL London 09/11/13. Introduction Since February 2013, we have been archaeologists-in-residence at Papay Gyro Nights, an international contemporary arts festival held annually on the island of Papa Westray, … Continue reading

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