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A young woman speaking as part of a group discussion.


Inspired by global expertise in the climatic, technological and social conditions of the next thirty years, 120 people from communities across Wales came together to imagine life in 2052. This process of ‘world-building’ was led by production designer, Alex McDowell, known for films such as Minority Report, and Experimental Design Studio. The world-builders were recruited and supported by five community partners - Cell B in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Citizens Cymru, Disability Arts Cymru (DAC), Ethnic
Minorities Youth Support Team (EYST) and Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust. 

From a six-week process, the world-builders created a 'story resource' - Cymru in 2052 which was then used
 by designers, writers and  the creative studio, Peter&Paul, in the making of the 2052 world of GALWAD. The world-builders continued to be involved in the production of GALWAD - writing and recording many of the 2052 voices for the finale and forming the community cast for live performance. 


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