Location: Vivid Projects, Birmingham
Time: September 2015 – May 2016
Co-ordinates: 52.4764° N, 1.8908° W
Music and sound acts as a visceral mnemonic connector to our pasts and lost geographies. In a region of shifting communities, the Sugar Ship will research the lyrical memories of key communities and bring together experts on music, memory and the migrant experience. Associate Data Thief for this mission is composer Bobbie Gardner.
Gaylene Gould is a Writer, Coach and Presenter working in the UK and internationally. She has worked with major organisations such as the Bfi, Toronto International Film Festival, BBC, Arts Council England as an international curator, producer, documentary-maker, creative director and theatre maker. Gaylene's short stories have been published in several anthologies and she has also written for performance and radio. She presents for BBC Radio 4, speaks at major events and chairs discussions for organisations such as the Royal Shakespeare Company. Gaylene supports individuals, writers, artists and creative organisations to review their own stories in order to transform their process and practice. She is also a Faculty Member of the lifestyle philosophy enterprise The School of Life.
is a London based research, production and performance group who make sound and visual installations. Together Gary Stewart and Trevor Mathison create imaginative and innovative projects that explore social and political issues. Our practice is based on close collaboration with other artists, institutions, audiences and participants. We create work which emerges from our direct response to the specific site and environment incorporating historical as well as contemporary material and content.