An explorative evening of independent film and music.
FILM: TOUCH THE SOUND: A SOUND JOURNEY WITH EVELYN GLENNIE
Double Grammy award winner and BAFTA nominee composer and percussionist Evelyn Glennie explores the way she perceives sound-creation in this stunning documentary about her life and work.
INTRODUCTORY TALK by RUTH MONTGOMERY
The evening includes a talk by Ruth Montgomery a musician and artist with a passion for art, sign language and visual media within the Deaf Community.
LIVE SIGNING OF TALK AND SCREENING.
THE FILM WILL HAVE SUBTITLES.
This exciting event launches a new series of film and performance curated by Daniel W J Mackenzie – musician, sound artist and curator based in Brighton.
Those who loved the experimental vibe of Dear Serge will love this interdisciplinary Cinema Expanded where surround audio, regular cinema seating and live performance will all take place in our compact Auditorium Foyer space.
Advance booking is highly recommended.
Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie is a 2004 German documentary film directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer about the Grammy Award-winning percussionist Evelyn Glennie.
In the film Glennie, who is profoundly deaf, collaborates with English experimental musician Fred Frith and others to explain how she perceives sound. This film has appeared at over 20 film festivals across the world and won several awards, including “Best Documentary” at the 2004 BAFTA Awards, Scotland.
Ruth Montgomery is a professional musician, teacher, workshop facilitator and visual artist. As a classical trained musician with a passion for modern works, she also explores art, Sign Language, and visual media within the Deaf Community and features them in her current project titled Audiovisability 2016/2017. Audiovisability is funded by Arts Council England, supported by Decibel’s Year of Sound.
Ruth studied the flute with Chris Molloy at Mary Hare Grammar School for the Deaf and continued with her flute and music studies at Trinity College of Music in London and The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff.
Daniel W J Mackenzie is a musician, sonic artist and curator of (primarily) music, sound art and film who organises events alone and with various groups including Lost Property, a collective he co-founded. He has performed and exhibited internationally, most recently in Oslo, Berlin and Cape Town. Daniel is increasingly influenced by the globalisation of sound and the role it plays in forging connections, sharing environments and transporting listeners.
The next event in the series will be on 17 May : The Sensual Nature of Sound
Please note that Booking Fees apply on the following transactions:
Online: £1 per ticket + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
Telephone: £2 per transaction + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
In Person: Free
- By Rail
Direct trains go from London Victoria, Brighton and Ashford to Bexhill.
There are also trains from London Charing Cross, changing at St. Leonards Warrior Square and from London Bridge or Charing Cross going to Battle. Battle is only a short taxi journey away (15 mins approx).
Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for up-to-date train travel information.
Town Taxis: 01424 211 511
Parkhurst Taxis: 01424 733 456
- By Car
If driving from the London area:
Take the M25, then A21 to Hastings. Turn off at John‘s Cross and follow the signs to Bexhill.
Take the A22 to Eastbourne, go across the Bishop roundabout to the A271 and follow the signs to Bexhill and the seafront. The De La Warr Pavilion is on the Marina.
From the Brighton area:
Follow the A27 out of Brighton until you arrive in Bexhill On Sea.
Please be aware the Rother District car park outside the De La Warr Pavilion operates paid parking until 8pm. After this time parking is free. There is also lmiited free car parking along the seafront.