The Data Says It All was made with the Knowle West Media Centre in mind. It’s a reflection on Richard’s work there since 2010 and a poetic weaving together of his experiences of being in residency in the neighbourhood and working with members of the Knowle West community. It was made during the lockdown as a way to continue sharing his live work with audiences. Read full transcript here.
Not Green was made with the Colchester Arts Centre and its director, Anthony Roberts, in mind. This piece asks questions such as: How do we experience the concept of public land when we can hardly see it? What happens to a place of leisure when the users are gone? Richard introduces his collaborator, Kino Paxton, the sound of one of Norway’s largest waterfalls, the River Colne at night, the largest ghost gum tree in Australia, the horrors of buffel grass, a local Indian Bean tree, and where the pleasure boats go when they start to sink.
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