Portrait of a Miner, National Coal Board, 1966 (BFI)

Forma and Sage Gateshead present a live performance of The Miners’ Hymns by American artist Bill Morrison and Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. Followed by a discussion on mining the archive with artist Bill Morrison and Simon Popple, Senior Lecturer in Cinema at the University of Leeds.

The Miners’ Hymns is a homage in film and music to the labour, endurance, vibrant community and rich culture that characterised the lives of the former mining communities in the North East of England. www.theminershymns.com

Credit 
Curated and produced by Forma. UK Tour supported by Arts Council England Strategic Touring Programme.

Bill Morrison and Jóhann Jóhannsson: The Miners' Hymns

£15/£13

Wed 5 March 2014, 7.30pm

Sage Gateshead

St Mary’s Square
Gateshead
 NE8 2JR

0191 443 4661

sagegateshead.com

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