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Voice Workshops with Wendy Kirkup

I was really delighted to devise and deliver a series of voice workshops with Wendy Kirkup. The workshops were exploratory, with a focus on improvisation, in support of Wendy’s current research and development towards a new film looking at 16mm film and improvised voice.

Big thanks to Wendy, Catherine, Laura, Nicole and Emmie for their openness, contributions, humour and voices. The film footage was captured by Alex Hetherington, and Stevie Jones recorded the sound. Read more about Wendy’s work at Wendy’s Instagram. I also add updates at Nic’s Instagram if you want to connect there.

Group photo © Alex Hetherington. Film photo © Nichola Scrutton

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Video Jam at Colombo Art Biennale

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In the final week of the Sura Medura residency we headed up the road for the opening of Colombo Art Biennale in Sri Lanka. I was excited to also have been invited by Shereen Perera to create a live score for the Video Jam event on the opening night. I responded with a solo vocal performance to a beautiful, strange and thoughtful clip of Sri Lankan film-maker Vimukthi Jayasundara’s Light in the Yellow Breathing Space. 

The event took place on 2nd December 2016 at the ZMax Fairway Hotel roof terrace and was part of the Colombo Biennale Performing Arts Programme.

Here’s the Facebook event  and a link to a film clip here Video Jam clip

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Video Jam Colombo Art Biennale Clip

Video Jam at Colombo Art Biennale

Watch Video Jam clip

Here’s a short clip from the Video Jam at the opening night of the Colombo Art Biennale. The link takes you straight through to the Facebook page of Decibel.lk – a Sri Lankan online news, reviews and events site…just click the image to play…

Thanks to Decibel for that. And big thanks to Shereen Perera for inviting me to score for Video Jam.