Back in Glasgow watching the snow fall gently on an Easter Monday afternoon and reflecting on 6 weeks of sunshine and creativity at the Sura Medura residency in Sri Lanka, an inspiring, creative and immersive experience. Spending time in the company of the other artists; finding friendships, inspiring conversations, adventures in Hikkauwa and around Sri […]
This week marks the halfway point of the Sura Medura residency project. We have all settled into a working pattern at the Sunbeach hotel, sharing mealtimes together and then working on each of our own projects during the days, sharing ideas and developments with each other over food and evening gin and tonic watching the […]
Arrivals in Hikkaduwa Writing after our first week in Hikkaduwa, gathering thoughts and slightly losing track of time, 5.5 hours ahead of UK time, on the Sura Medura artists residency with a fascinating and inspiring group of artists from Scotland and England: Tanuja Amarasuriya and writer/composer Timothy X Atack from Sleepdogs, Rob Mulholland, Emma Brierley, Claire Raftery and Damian Wright from Periplum, Subathra […]
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 […]
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 […]
Production photography for Leaf by Niggle, by Puppet State Theatre Company. JRR Tolkien’s Leaf By Niggle premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre Studio Thu 14 to Sat 16 Apr followed by Sat 23 Apr at Macrobert Arts Playhouse, Stirling and Fri 29 & Sat 30 Apr at Tron Theatre, Glasgow. on going touring dates until 30th July. In 1939 Tolkien was […]
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 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.
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
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