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DARK HALOES SPOOKY DRUMS
THE ARCHES, GLASGOW, 2011

Anne Bean, Richard Wilson & Chris Gladwin at The Arches, Glasgow as part of New Territories .

In 2009, Anne Bean, Chris Gladwin and Richard Wilson worked together in the Red Jail, Kurdistan, an ex-Saddam Hussein building resonant with its recent terrifying past. They animated the entire edifice with sculptured sounds, bringing their varied long-term histories together to create visions and dynamics that moved, thrilled and enthralled the audience.

The artists were subsequently invited to be part of Symposium Future Now: Iraq and Contemporary Art at Cornerhouse, Manchester to talk about and make a performance reflecting this experience. In 2010 they all contributed to the collective project, TAPS: improvisations with Paul Burwell. They were invited to continue their collaboration at Richard Strange’s Cabaret Futura as part of New Territories 2011 and include in this work, Rembrandt, the virtuoso