Neu! Reekie! presents Remain In Light 2
REMAIN IN LIGHT #2 is the second in the new season of shows from Neu! Reekie! featuring
*THE DARK HORSE MAGAZINE w/GERRY CAMBRIDGE & JANE BONNYMAN*
- plus Michael Pedersen & Kevin Williamson
REMAIN IN LIGHT is a new monthly showcase of experimental / avante-garde/ dissident / outward looking culture featuring an eclectic shapeshifting mix of poetry, music, spoken word, performance art, dance, visual art, science, film, animation & activism.
REMAIN IN LIGHT will be unashamedly internationalist & pro-European in outlook, inspired by the best in contemporary European culture.
REMAIN IN LIGHT will be based at the newly refurbished Leith Theatre for the whole of 2019. A home in Leith? What's not to like.
HANNAH LAVERY presents THE DRIFT (excerpt)
Hannah Lavery will be performing at Stanza 2019, and she has had featured spots at Sonnet Youth, Flint and Pitch Revue, Solas Festival, National Theatre of Scotland Just Start Here Weekend and many more. She has had her work performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre was awarded a Tom McGrath Playwriting Grant in 2015, a Megaphone Residency from The Workers Theatre in 2017 and a Summerhall Lab in 2019. Her most recent spoken word show, The Drift will go on a Scotland wide tour as part of National Theatre of Scotlands Season 2019. Her poetry has been published by Gutter Magazine amongst others and her first pamphlet of short fiction, Rocket Girls, was published by Postbox Press in 2018. Her pamphlet, Finding Seaglass: Poems from The Drift will be released by Stewed Rhubarb Press in April
27-year-old Edinburgh-born singer/songwriter Adam Holmes is one of the brightest rising stars on the UK roots music scene, with influences from either side of the Atlantic mixing traditional and contemporary folk with his own brand of soul and Americana. Twice nominated for a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, his three albums have been nominated for Scottish Album of the Year in 2014, 2017 and 2018. His first album, Heirs and Graces, was produced by John Wood (producer of all Nick Drake's albums and john Martyn's iconic Solid Air album) and mastered by Simon Heyworth (co-producer of Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells) and second album, Brighter Still, features to time BRIT winner Eddi Reader on backing vocals throughout. Latest album Midnight Milk was recorded in one room in his Edinburgh flat, but came complete with full brass section, an eighteen voice choir and a widescreen folk/soul/electronica production, which was influenced by a collaboration he was involved in with Adrian Utley of Portishead, Dominic Aitchison of Mogwai and Martin Green of Lau. Live, he and his band the Embers combine the rhythm and blues, country and folk music textures of classic artists such as The Band, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and Ryan Adams and The Cardinals with their own hint of Scotland. They have featured widely on live sessions for BBC Radio 2 and Radio 3, BBC Scotland, Edith Bowman's BBC Scotland Quay Sessions show and Virgin Radio and are regulars on the UK and European festival and touring circuit, having shared bills with the likes of Laura Marling, Van Morrison, Richard Thompson, Jason Isbell, The Avett Brothers, Sturgill Simpson and Chvrches amongst many others
Suzi Cunningham a Scottish-based live-performance artist who delves into ritualistic responses to the seen and unseen. She creates and presents performances that are bespoke and responsive to each unique environment. She is deeply influenced by spending time in the natural world and in contrast, explores relationships with manufactured materials, making embodied connections to objects and props in a way that borders transformation. With significant training in Butoh dance, which explores the archaeology of the body, she uncovers layers of forgotten life and experience. Her current work explores how the primal body meets the modern world. Suzi has performed extensively across the UK and Europe, including Edinburgh Fringe, Hidden Door, Knockengorroch, Buzzcutt, Surge and Spill Festivals, as well as featuring in Mirabilia Festival, Italy and in Tsukuba, Japan.
'Rules to Live By' was first performed in CCA in December 2018, as part of a triple bill of Butoh dance.It explores idolism, what shapes us through life and how we follow aspirations even if they are destructive.
CinemaAttic specialises in pop-up film screenings, underground events and retrospectives on Spanish & Latin American Cinema. Presented by Alberto & Rafa.
THE DARK HORSE
Featured publication is The Dark Horse Magazine - now over 22 years old and represented by founder/editor and poet GERRY CAMBRIDGE and JANE BONNYMAN.
Also film premiere of Ross Scott & Scott J Lawrie's If I Were A Devil.
'Scotland's favourite avant-garde noisemakers..Neu! Reekie! dismantle the structures and snobberies dividing high and low art - art is for everyone' (The Skinny)
A wonderful world of cross-cultural verve' (The List)
A triumph' (Sunday Times)
Supported by Creative Scotland
Thomas Morton Hall (Leith Theatre) (View)
29-30 Ferry Road
Edinburgh EH6 4AD