Todmorden gig – 27th july 2013 Unitarian Church

Performance at Todmorden Unitarian Church. 27th July 2013

Please note early start!!

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Wallpaper Dances with Turveyworld

Live music, live drawing and live dance for a gallery based project – Manchester, Leeds and Huddersfield.


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All of me

A short dance solo with back projections (Video Agata Alcaniz)

Performed at Turn, Manchester Green Room

rehearsal footage


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“Bug’s life” creative education in primary school

I lead devised and led this project for Creative partnerships Manchester Salford at Moston Lane Primary School, with artist Anthony Hall.

Children made films, animations, articulated models, model sets and claymation creatures.

We recorded sound effects and explored the movement possibilities of insects both real and imagined.

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Edited versions can be seen on my Vimeo page.


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Lightweight in Cambridge

A recent outing for Lightweight – a 3 meter spherical light show using video, animation, and sound projections. (Lovely music by Daniel Weaver)

Popular new feature is the audience face capture camera which makes and uploads peoples faces into the animations.


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improvisation workshop for adults (example of workshops at union house)


Here are some images from workshops I have led from my base in Todmorden, West Yorkshire. These are either regular evening sessions or one-off weekend workshops.

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Live score to “Babes in sportland” videojam april 2013

Babes in sportland, music daniel weaver, live at Videojam manchester.

with thanks to John Wojowski for real celluloid.


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Live score, Lotte Reiniger. April 2013

Live score to Lotte Reiniger’s “The Ant and the Grasshopper”, music by daniel weaver


with thanks to John Wojowski and Videojam Manchester

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Valley of Lights youtube clip

Spannerman performed on all three nights of the Valley of Lights festival. An enchanting evening of music from an illuminated canal boat. With the wonderful Spacecadets inflatables completing the otherworldly atmosphere. This might in Todmorden was blessed with copious rainfall and good cheer.

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All I have all I am is memory

A sound installation with performed elements made for Found(ed) in Blackburn.2012

Using found and recycled objects above a toyshop, I made an immersive environment over 4 rooms, every hour I performed a 20 interjection. Whilst describing the process by which a child develops through play and assembles personality, a single microphone samples and distributes fragments of my sounds throughout the space.

See a 3min edit:

with thanks to Claire Tymon

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