THE LIGHTHOUSE INVITES THE STORM
The Lighthouse Invites the Storm – a large scale installation and live performance by Alan Dunn, Martin Heslop & Jeff Young in collaboration with poet Helen Tookey, retired seafarers from the Wirral and sound artists from Mexico.
Drawing on the stories of merchant seamen, sea-voyages, journeys through the Liverpool night and the rise and fall of Mersey tides, this experimental cross art form composition, was initially commissioned by the Bluecoat and Liverpool John Moores University for live shows in July 2017.
Performed live at Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool and Mariners’ Park Care Home, Wallasey, 24th – 30th July 2017.
Supported by Arts Council England, Liverpool John Moores University and Bluecoat.
Update: Album of electronic composition, spoken voice and song to be released in July 2018.
Music and songs by Martin Heslop
Visual art by Alan Dunn
Text by Jeff Young
With Jack Roberts, Mersey Wylie and Vidar Norheim.
More information to follow.