Production of: Foghorn Requiem

Lise Autogena, Joshua Portway, Orlando Gough, Richard Hollinshead

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Abstract

Richard Hollinshead was invited by the National Trust to develop a high-profile temporary artwork for Souter Lighthouse, South Shields. In response to this opportunity he developed an Artists’ Brief and curated a proposal by artists Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway. Their proposal Foghorn Requiem became a major site-specific project, and on June 22nd 2013 more than 50 ships gathered on the North Sea to perform an ambitious musical score by composer Orlando Gough, marking the disappearance of the sound of the foghorn from the UK’s coastal landscape. Specially tuned shipshorns and air supply systems installed on those vessels were accompanied by the Foghorn at Souter and three Championship-level brass bands, and Foghorn Requiem was performed to an audience of 8000.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jun 2013
EventFoghorn Requiem - Souter Lighthouse, South Shields
Duration: 22 Jun 2013 → …

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Keywords

  • Foghorn Requiem
  • event
  • performance
  • site interpretation

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Autogena, L. (Author), Portway, J. (Author), Gough, O. (Author), & Hollinshead, R. (Author). (2013). Production of: Foghorn Requiem. Performance
Autogena, Lise (Author) ; Portway, Joshua (Author) ; Gough, Orlando (Author) ; Hollinshead, Richard (Author). / Production of: Foghorn Requiem. [Performance].
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