FILM & THEATRE

Music for the Camden Fringe Festival, ThinkTank Planetarium, and Chris Hadfield's Rare Earth, among others; more information about my recent media projects can be found below:

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no. 40.1

You wake up
You haven’t woken up before
You hear a voice
This voice
Shivery in the salt and you
Is this what you sound like?
You look around
And see what you can’t yet name
Which you know as nothing
You look down and…
You appear to have tentacles?


A reworking of a play by ariella como stoian, first premiered at The Emoji Project.

you wake up / octopus is an immersive audiovisual experience, an ethereal and moving exploration of identity, gender, loss and (re)discovery performed in collaboration with its audience.

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you wake up / octopus is a collaboration between artists, composers, and theatre-makers ariella como stoian, Zygmund de Somogyi, Susie MacDonald, Annys Whyatt, Lisa Maeda, and James Aldred.

This version of you wake up / octopus was commissioned by Camden Peoples' Theatre, and will be performed at SPRINT Festival on 20th March 2022.

More information about the performance, including tickets, can be found here.

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no. 42

Moi’s brother Jo is dead and it’s probably all Moi’s fault. In the aftermath, the dregs of their family drift into the uncanny; imagination overtaking reality. Ingrid spends all her time putting up posters of iconic rock stars; curating a teenage room that will never be. Fernando creates a virtual model of Jo, who slips loose of his digital bounds, roaming the real world. Moi meets sometimes-wolf Luna in the cemetery behind their house. Together the new friends embark on a drug-fuelled adventure to hunt the ghosts of the ones they’ve lost, and maybe, possibly, become who they want to be.  
 


To be a bat is my latest venture with new writing organisation Distracted Rat: a new play that explores an un-reality of magical, corrosive grief, and a queer coming of age fractured by loss.

 

To be a bat premiered October 29-31 at The Space, London, as part of London Horror Festival.

Watch excerpts from 'To be a bat' here.

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no. 40

I spent the summer of 2021 collaborating with London-based experimental theatre organisation Distracted Rat, writing music for The Emoji Project: an intergenerational, participatory anthology of new writing responding to emojis as an ever-evolving, nuanced language.

 

The Emoji Project premiered August 12-14 at The Hen and Chickens Theatre, Islington, as part of the Camden Fringe Festival.

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no. 20

In Jan-Feb of 2020, I had the privilege of working with Evan Hadfield on a series for his YouTube channel Rare Earth, composing music for his five-part documentary on the history of Bosnia and the former states of Yugoslavia.

The documentary is available to watch in full below, or the five parts can be viewed separately here.

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no. 18

thinktank planetarium (2019)

Pieces from my album fragmentedmemories are used in displays by

ThinkTank Planetarium, Birmingham, as well as Digistar planetaria across the UK.

Find out more about ThinkTank Planetarium here.

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no. 17

In 2019, I worked with writer and director Will Jarvis on his newest independent play, The Clockwork Arms. The play was premiered at OSO Arts Centre, London in November 2019 to local critical acclaim.

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no. 13

bee (2018)

I worked with director Emily Hagan in 2017-2018 on her short film bee, a romance-drama set in Manchester. The film was first screened in Manchester in July 2018, and has had subsequent screenings in Liverpool, Manchester, and Berlin.

The film won the Director's Choice Award from Indie Flicks and was streamed by Paus.tv in April 2020.