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Work with Mike Collier & Bennett Hogg 2017 - 2020

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Cheeseburn dawn chorus 2017

It began with Cheeseburn. Working with Mike Collier, Ayako Tani and Bennett Hogg to facilitate their responses to the dawn chorus at Cheeseburn Grange Northumberland.

Mike Collier: Song Thrush

song thrush sonography

Bennet Hogg's piece
... a note touched on the instrument of night

cheeseburn dawn chorus

From the mixed media installation at Cheeseburn, August - September 2017.


The idea grew, as we discussed species and structures of the dawn chorus, leading to performances and exhibitions at a number of venues 2018-19.

Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge November 2018

Platform-A, Middlesbrough February 2019

Allenheads Contemporary Arts, Middlesborough June 2019

Dove Cottage, Grasmere June 2019

detail from redstart

song thrush sonography

Out Of The Wood Of Thought That Grows By Night ...

three blackbirds riffing

song thrush sonography

We plan to continue, surfing the dawn along 55 degrees north.