Artistes a Suivre residency May 2016

Brian was invited to be Artis in residency at the Artistes a Suivre visual arts festival in France in May 2016. The festival takes place in the south of France, in a valley in the Languedoc Region of France. During the festival Brian worked with a local school in Couiza, working with young people in […]

Tales of a Grandson Imaginate 2016

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in design, events, photography | No Comments

Set Design and Photography for Tales of a Grandson with Andy Cannon, Wendy Weatherby and Red Bridge Arts. Following the success of the show in 2014, the company revisited the work t make a smaller more pourable version and presented the show at Imaginate, performing at the Family Weekend in the Museum of Scotland and […]

Poggle and Tales of a Grandson at Imaginate 2016

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in dance, design, events, photography | No Comments

Toggle by Barrowland Ballet and Tales of  Grandson by Andy Cannon, are both being performed at Imaginate 2016 in May 2016 in Edinburgh. Brian took production stills for Poggle and designed the set and also took the photos for Tales of a Grandson, with shows feature on the festival publicity. http://www.imaginate.org.uk/festival/whats-on/

We Dance, wee groove China tour 2016

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in dance, design, events, photography | No Comments

We are delighted to be presenting We Dance, wee groove in China at The A.S.K venue in downtown Shanghai, shows running from 14th – 31st january 2016, including a workshop programme in local schools, it will be an exciting start to the new year and to celebrate the Chinese New Year with families in China.

Cinderella panto design, illustration + photography

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in design, photography | No Comments

Working with Glasgow Life and a lovely cast and creative team on Glasgow Life’s annual touring panto, visiting Glasgow Life community venues in December 2015. This year’s show is Cinderella from a  script by Johnny McKnight. Working from illustration for publicity to set and costume design and photography. http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/news/pages/cinderella-the-perfect-fit-for-this-year’s-festive-show.aspx  

Photography and design for Candoco Dance Company online publication

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in dance, design, photography, visual art | No Comments

Candoco Dance Company’s In Dialogue programme is a series of conversations with influential artists and practitioners, aiming to advance the level and clarity of artistic and critical dialogue within the dance and disability sector. Curated by Luke Pell with design and photography by Brian Hartley Contributions from Marc Brew, Caroline Bowditch, Rosemary Lee, Claire Cunningham […]

Artworks Conversations drawings

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in design, education, visual art | No Comments

drawing and animation from ‪#‎ArtWorksConversations‬ Open Space event, Dance Base Edinburgh, 16th March 2014. An inspiring day of conversation and discussions with artists working in participatory settings, hosted by Alice McGrath and Elspeth Murray.

We Dance, wee groove at Imaginate 2015

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in dance, design, events | No Comments

We Dance, wee groove returns to Scotland in 2015, and will be part of the Imaginate Festival in May in Edinburgh. Performances at Churchill Theatre Studio, 15th – 17th May 2015. 33 Morningside, Edinburgh, EH10 4DR Venue Information accessible toilets family-friendly bar/cafe induction loop lift access street level access wheelchair accessible Bus Routes: Lothian: 11, […]

Independance 4 print design

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in dance, design, photography | No Comments
Independance 4 print design

design and photography for Independance 4 spring tour 2015, March and April dates across Scotland. Large format posters back from the printers, looking forward to seeing them at venues on the tour. A wonderful programme of work from Independance quartet with choreography by Christine Devaney, Ramesh Meyyappan and Stopgap Dance Company. www.indepen-dance.org.uk  

Cove Park research

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in dance, design, photography, visual art | No Comments
Cove Park research

  Research at Cove Park with an inspiring group of artists and choreographers co-ordinated by Pal Labs. Working collaboratively in a short time scale to create work based on themes of dance, choreography, location and environment. www.pallabs.org   Photos taken during the week on flickr.