3 minute video compilation capturing the event that I never got to see! I spent 5 hours with my head inside a cardboard box with a laptop, producing a live soundscape mix of tunes and ambient samples with sound effects, some of which you can hear in this video.
Soundtrack mix by Keef Chemistry
Talvin Singh - Jaan
Krumble - Ghost Town
The Specials - Ghost Town
Thanks to Jem for supplying clips of the amazing video work he and Bex produced and screened live on the night; Paul, official photographer for the event, for his great photos; Bex for grabbing video footage of the event.
Keef Chemistry: keefchemistry.com
Jem Marryat: vimeo.com/user6441562
Paul Green: paulgreenphotography.com
Phoenix52 presented Illuminate on Saturday 29 October 2011 at St George’s Park
Halloween met Diwali: the Hindu Festival of Lights met Dia de los Muertos: the Mexican Day of the Dead - illuminate celebrated an exciting mix of cultural festivals that mark the changing of the seasons, rebirth, renewal, life and death that take place in the Autumn. Phoenix52 invited the local community to come along in fancy dress, take part in workshops, a carved pumpkin lantern competition a lantern parade and marvel at illuminated installations, projections, performances and see the community shrines.
More information about the event can be found on the phoenix52.co.uk website
Phoenix52 - Sally Reay (Event Management, Community Shrines & Diwali Lanterns), Amy Peck (Etheral Projections & Fundraising) & Kerry Russell (Gateway and Floating Lanterns)
Plus all the other amazing artists:
Guy & Rachel from the A.P.E Project for the Caravan Cinema and Workshops
Kevin & Sylvie from Spoke 'n Chain for the Pedal Powered Installations
Lou Gray (with help from Scoob) for the Processional Heads & Lantern Workshop
Tim Floyd & Martin Maudsley Live Animation & Storytelling
Keef Chemistry for the Soundscapes and Audio
Bex Rose & Jem Marryat for the Tree Top Projections
Julie Roberts Lantern Making Workshops
Bristol Hindu Women's Group for the Rangoli Workshop & Gerba Dance
Dan Newman, Mabel Atkin, Tania Dauptain and Bex Rose for the Feast of Fools
Thanks to Bristol City Council Arts & Festival Team (RIP) and St George Neighbourhood Paternship Funding