Sound Interventions at St. Moluag’s Chapel, Lewis and St. Oran’s Chapel, Iona On Friday 17th June, John Purser’s composition was played simultaneously for four hours in both island chapels. It was an entirely different experience to hearing the bells within the gallery installation; the sound emanated from the fabric of the buildings into the surrounding landscape, literally carried by the wind beyond the structural confines of the spaces. St. Oran’s and St. Moluag’s are powerful punctuations in the spiritual verse ofRead more

Artists Talk, Bells Ring

BBC Music Day on Friday 3rd June 2016 saw bells ringing out simultaneously at 7pm right across the UK, in towns, cities and villages and everywhere from Cathedrals to smaller parish churches, including the forecourt at An Lanntair. This provided a vibrant opening to  our artists’ talk which covered our own practices, the process of collaboration on Re-Soundings followed by a question and answer session in the gallery. Many thanks to all who took part, especially father Taggart who rang outRead more