This was a busy week for many, many reasons. But progress has been incredible and there are a lot of people who need to be thanked. Faceless Arts for being unflappable and able to move mountains. Sam for his production work and for masterminding the preview logistics while I’m in Spain next week. Tony Shephard for being the quickest and most patient graphic designer.
So we have a vocal score now – thanks to Maria Jardardottir – and it’s beautiful. She’s taken the workshop activities she did in April for our local festival, the theme of the AHRC Connected Communities Festival 2016 (Utopia), the theme for Migration and Home (welcome) and the TLANG project themes (translation, translanguaging and super diversity) and woven everything together into two pieces of music. These will provide the soundtrack to the performance. I’ll be putting samples up here very soon.
Here’s a snapshot of the book cover (courtesy of Tony Shephard @Shephard Creative):
and a snap shot of the sound file…
Next it’s the puppets and the performance. And we’re hoping we won’t be obstructed by campus building work!