Sound and Guts

Tender Buttons (UK)

Thu 30 Oct 2014, Fri 31 Oct 2014, Sat 01 Nov 2014

Photo by Adriana Rojas Viquez

In the 1970s 17% of the UK’s population lived alone. Today it is 31%.

Separated from the mainland by a large sound, or channel of water, The Island is home to one human being and a huge colony of sea birds.

Tender Buttons will take you on a theatrical tour of The Island, through a labyrinth of archive film, field recordings and collected stories of solitude.

Sounds & Guts is a playful tale about the fine line between being alone and being lonely.

Tess Denman-Cleaver is an artist and researcher based in the North East. Her practice explores how live performance functions as a dialogic space in which socio-political and philosophical issues are addressed.

Sounds and Guts has been funded by Arts Council England and the show will is made in association with Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham.

Tender Buttons are produced by Dep Arts

Film & Installation : Taryn Edmonds

Sounds : Tim Shaw

Production Manager : Paul Aziz

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