Twenty-one award-winning artists and musicians with learning disabilities, autism and additional needs worked alongside video artist, Taryn Edmonds, artist/mentor Margaret Salmon, and musicians Überloon to create Ebb and Flow.

Director
Beacon Hill Arts Filmmakers And Musicians
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2017
Date
Thu 21/09 - Sun 24/09
Time
11:00 - 17:00
Duration
15 mins
Location
57 Marygate

The video artists explored the theme of the sea, what it means to them and how other contemporary artist-filmmakers have used it as their inspiration, resulting in the production of a film which in turn inspired the musicians to create an accompanying soundscape

Beacon Hill Arts enable people with learning disabilities, autism and additional needs to pursue their creative ambitions, express their unique view of the world and challenge stereotypes through their talent and creativity.


About Beacon Hill Arts Filmmakers And Musicians

Beacon Hill Arts enable people with learning disabilities, autism and additional needs to pursue their creative ambitions, express their unique view of the world and challenge stereotypes through their talent and creativity.

Taryn Edmonds is a visual artist who lives and works in Newcastle upon Tyne. Her work spans moving image, photography and sound, weaving a documentary approach with installation and live elements.

Margaret Salmon is an American artist who lives and works in Glasgow. She creates filmic portraits that weave together poetry and ethnography, focusing on individuals in their everyday activities.

Überloon have a percussive charm that has seen them being asked to perform at the Secret Garden Festival, Wilderness, Lamer Tree Festival and Glastonbury, as well as creating music for film (Channel 4 and Discovery Channel) and international theatre. Their instruments include Thai gongs, vibraphone, banjo, accordion, percussion and vocal harmony.