Monthly Archives: September 2015

Arthur Dooley – Black Christ

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Arthur Dooley’s statue Black Christ is resurrected on the Princes Park Methodist Church in Toxteth after restoration work. A commemorative booklet is available to buy featuring poems by Martin Heslop and Jeff Young inspired by Arthur’s work.

There’s an article about the sculpture here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/liverpool/content/articles/2006/12/22/divine_art_dooley_sculpture_feature.shtml

And about its resurrection here: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-sculptor-arthur-dooleys-black-10143897#ICID

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23 Enigma – Article in Bido Lito

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This month’s Bido Lito has an article about Jeff Young’s work 23 Enigma Vortex Sutra with music by Martin Heslop and Vidar Norheim.  The text is to be released alongside a live performance of the piece performed at 23 minutes past the 23rd hour on the 23rd of October.

See the full article here:  http://www.bidolito.co.uk/content/issue-60

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Narvik

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NARVIK at Liverpool Playhouse, Sept 1015 – written by Lizzie Nunnery, music by Martin Heslop and Vidar Norheim, directed by Hannah Tyrell-Pinder, designed by Maeve Black. Produced by Box of Tricks and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse.

The Guardian – 4 stars – “…..But it is the music – a skein of electronically filtered shanties and ballads performed by Nunnery and her regular collaborators Vidar Norheim and Martin Heslop – that is used to most atmospheric effect. It’s almost a tease, as fragments of melody mysteriously appear and suddenly melt away, with the confidence of a writer who has talent to burn.”

See full review here: http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/sep/11/narvik-review-liverpool-playhouse-lizzie-nunnery

And other reviews here: http://boxoftrickstheatre.co.uk/news/narvik-reviews-round-up/

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Stuplex 002

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New story Rapt published in Stuplex 002 – a box full of writing, visual art and spoken word recordings on the theme of decadence.

Buy it here: http://www.stuplex.co.uk/shop/ 

Read an article on Stuplex here: http://www.northernsoul.me.uk/stuplex/

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