Alexander, Philip; Galford, Ellen
A newly-created programme of words and music exploring the history and ongoing life of Edinburgh’s 200 year old Jewish community. Featuring music by composer Phil Alexander, writing by Ellen Galford and additional oral histories.
This is a performance of the composition Ps[c]yched that took place at the Cheltenham Music Festival, 2016, by the Coull Quartet, produced by Third Ear Music. There was an accompanying public workshop on extracting and processing sound electronically from bicycles.
Archibald, David; Lavery, Carl
The Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues is a collaboration between David Archibald and Carl Lavery from the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. It is an attempt to “perform thinking” in front of a live audience, and mixes Brechtian techniques with a glam rock aesthetic. During the performances, our middle-aged glam rockers channel the spirits of Marc Bolan and Suzi Quatro, Karl Marx and Peter Kropotkin, to approach pressing issues facing the world today. In the Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues, the aim is not to teach but to provoke debate, whilst sporting spandex trousers and feather...