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Grey Line [twilight]

Grey Line [twilight]

An interventional radio work from elsewhere. Grey Line [twilight] is an intervention into the all-day public art and radio symposium of LaPublika, that took place on Friday October 29th at the newly opened international cultural centre Tabakalera in Donostia, northern Spain. During that day, Mike Brookes and I attempted to track the twilight edge of the shifting shadow of […]

In the beginning there was no beginning…

In the beginning there was no beginning…

Posted in Other projects

A durational performance by Mike Brookes and Mike Pearson with National Theatre Wales. From the middle of August to the beginning of October 2015, I have been working in Iliad – Mike Brookes and Mike Pearson’s theatrical staging of Christopher Logue’s epic poem War Music. Logue’s poem is a striking poetic reimagining of the main events in Homer’s account of the last […]

A fantasy is still a fantasy…

A fantasy is still a fantasy…

The latest manifestation of What if everything we know is wrong? was commissioned for the final 3, 2, 1 programme by Azkuna Zentroa. This time the performance was retitled specifically for the occasion as: A fantasy is still a fantasy, no matter how many people believe in it The title taken from a statement by the science fiction writer Algis […]

Apuntes en sucio

Apuntes en sucio

                  MORE SOON…

Providence cove

Providence cove

A participatory walk around a now absent shoreline. On Saturday October 19th 2013, Mike Brookes and I, accompanied by local residents, walked a route that followed the now absent shore line of the original Providence cove, now reclaimed and covered by the subsequent developments of the downtown area of the city. We invited anyone interested […]

Introduced birdsong

Introduced birdsong

A public intervention into the historic parking lots of Providence. For a single working day, on Thursday 17th October 2013, and with the help of local residents, Mike Brookes and I highlighted thirty of central Providence’s surface level parking lots that – contrary to assumptions that they are sites of transition, neglect, or failed developments […]

Greetings from Salina, crossroads of the nation

Greetings from Salina, crossroads of the nation

A context-specific participatory artwork. During the autumn of 2013, Mike Brookes and I spent six weeks as resident artists in Salina Art Center, Kansas, undertaking research and fieldwork within the city. The resulting participatory artwork was a playful exploration of the shifting character of downtown Salina, and an attempt to generate a tangible trace and record of the […]

Euskalduna shipyards

Euskalduna shipyards

An intervention within the open public spaces on the bank of the Nervion River. In the autumn of 2011, on the riverbank adjacent to the Guggenheim Gallery in Bilbao, within the open public spaces that now occupy much of the site of the vast Euskalduna shipyards – the industrial heart of the city until it closed […]

Alexandra Gardens Bandstand

Alexandra Gardens Bandstand

A public intervention and sound work into the seaside town of Weymouth. In the summer of 2010, within a garden on the seafront of Weymouth, southern England, we reconstructed the concert programme delivered there by the town’s municipal band a century earlier. Music from the programme of the closing concert of the season, attended by […]

19 academics and a bear

19 academics and a bear

In the spring of 2009, Mike Brookes and I were invited to be part of the AHRC Landscape and Environment Programme Conference 2009 hosted by the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies at Aberystwyth University. Under the title Living Landscapes – An International Conference on Performance, Landscape and Environment the conference brought together multi-disciplinary approaches […]

Dark FM

Dark FM

An interventional sound work from dusk till dawn. Dark FM – the first manifestation of our project Somewhere FM – is a commissioned intervention we realised in rural Girona, Spain, for Festival Mapa 2008. At the end of the summer of 2008, across a single night, a microphone and FM radio transmitter, located deep within an […]