An interview with Phia Menard, a transgeder circus artist with a fascination for human transformation and ‘juggling the unjuggleable’. Cacti, dancing plastic bags and ice, a substance that can gradually alter its state and which serves as a metaphor for Phia’s own sex change. French with subtitles.
An early short Turnage piece, especially filmed for BBC music magazine The Score. Excerpt from a 5 minute film featuring saxophonist Martin Robertson and Django Bates, and shot in a derelict warehouse on the Isle of Dogs, east London. The building had been used for filming London’s Burning but was now burnt-out, abandoned and inhabited by weeds […]
A short edited excerpt of Plane Song, a 30 minute Sound on Film for the BBC. The BBC invited collaborations between film makers and composers to make a film with an original score or soundtrack. I approached South African composer Kevin Volans and together we planed the film: the structure, look, sound world and location. Filmed […]
Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui made Sutra with the Shaolin monks at their monastry in China. Antony Gormley designed the dynamic set. Sadler’s Wells commissioned and produced the show, and commissioned us to film it – in London – for broadcast and for DVD release.