Sami El-Enany is a sound artist working closely with film directors, writers and artists. His work seeks to engage with the world in new ways, often negotiating the fringes of instrumental, electronic and field recording. Sami’s award-winning scores have been featured on the BBC, Channel 4, Tate, National Theatre and the Guardian. Recent works include Deadly Structures, a sound-only, first-person exploration video game produced by the ICA and the BBC, and the score for Walking With Shadows, the first LGBTQ+ Nollywood (Nigerian) feature film ever made. As a songwriter and performer he has co-written chart-topping songs.
Hugo Glendinning is a film maker and photographer working internationally across the cultural industries. His process is frequently collaborative including significant work with artists Paola Pivi, Martin Creed, Matthew Barney, Dan Colen, Yinka Shonibare MBE and Franko B. He has a career spanning project of documentation and visual investigation of performance with Tim Etchells and Forced Entertainment Theatre Company and has co-directed a series of documentary films with Adrian Heathfield about performance and philosophy.
Tilly Shiner has been making experimental artists moving image since graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2012. She was nominated for the Jarman award in 2018 and was selected for the Acme Residency & Awards Studio Associate Artists programme in 2013. Her work ranges from ‘film sketches’ to large scale collaborative projects with other artists, musicians and performers.
Jerry Killick Beethoven
George Njoki the Guardian Angel
Flora Wellesley Wesley the Vision of Dance
Hannes Flaschberger the Actor
Melanie Pappenheim the Mourner - sings Ode to Joy, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony
Aisha Orazbayeva the Vision of Music - plays Beethoven Violin Sonata no.5 in F major op.24 (with Roderick Chadwick on piano) and performs a memory of the violin part during the film.
Martin Creed Vision through a Letterbox - performs What the Fuck am I Doing
Jerry Killick Long time collaborator with Forced Entertainment , performing at the KunstFestSpiele last year in their presentation of Complete Works: Tabletop Shakespeare. He is regular performer with choreographer and film maker Wim Vandekeybus and has played the lead roles in all of his feature films including Monkey Sandwich - selected for the Venice film festival.
George Njoki George is still at school but is very keen to become more involved in the performing arts. He had a pivotal role in Tim Etchell’s UK presentation of That Night Follows Day at the Southbank Centre in 2019.
Flora Wellesley Wesley London based dance artist, performer and activist. Co-director of dancer led project Nora since 2016.
Hannes Flaschberger is an Austrian actor whose work is truly pan European. He is a regular performer with Théâtre de Complicité and has toured with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been part of the company presenting Everyone at the Salzburg Festival since 2013 and is currently in the ensemble of Schaubühne in Berlin.
Melanie Pappenheim is a singer, performer and composer. She has collaborated with many leading composers, choreographers and theatre directors and regularly records music for film and TV; her voice can be heard on Gangs of New York, Doctor Who, Eyes Wide Shut and most recently The Crown.
Aisha Orazbayeva is a Kazakh violinist and composer who was based in London for 15 years and now lives in the South of France. She has released five critically acclaimed solo albums and has performed around the world.
Martin Creed was awarded the Turner Prize in 2001 for ‘Work 227: The lights going on and off’, Creed has become known for hugely varied work which is by turns uncompromising, entertaining, shocking and beautiful. Music, talks and theatrical presentations are an important element of Creed’s work.