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
Curated and produced by Forma. UK Tour supported by Arts Council England Strategic Touring Programme.
Wed 5 March 2014, 7.30pm
St Mary’s Square
Gateshead NE8 2JR
0191 443 4661
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