Power Plant, Lumiere Durham 2009. Produced by Artichoke. Photo by Matthew Andrews.
Installation

Power PlantPower Plant (UK)


Created by: Mark Anderson, Anne Bean, Jony Easterby, Ulf Mark Pedersen, Kirsten Reynolds

Originally commissioned by Jo Ross at Oxford Contemporary Music in collaboration with University of Oxford Botanic Garden.

Deep within Durham University Botanic Garden, Power Plant blended old and new technologies to create a nocturnal trail of sound and light. Old gramophones spun, flowerbeds came to life and insects cast moving shadows. A series of sometimes intimate and sometimes vast art works emerged from natural surroundings creating a strange, thoughtful and intoxicating atmosphere.

Power Plant has received critical acclaim at major festivals around the world including Sydney Festival, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and Liverpool European Capital of Culture 2008.

Power Plant Team:

Simon Chatterton (Producer)

Barbra Egervary (Production Manager)

Nick Beard, Liam Walsh, Nick Sales, Pippa Taylor, Livvy Fink, Harriet Fink, Steve Shiel, Jason Ryal (Production Team)

Graham Calvert (Electronics)

Ben Ponton (Additional performers)

powerplant.org.uk

 



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