ANNA PHOEBE & RICHARD BUNDY

Image based on a photograph by © Rob Blackham.

CANTIUM ARTS

Anna Phoebe is one of the artist-musicians commissioned for the festival. She will collaborate with key board player and composer Richard Bundy and visual artist Greg Stobbs on a major new video & audio work for the festival. Connection / Interaction / Movement will form the basis of this collaborative work with the coming and going of lorries and lorry drivers through Dover. Contributions will also be invited from other artists and all generations of Dover‘s community as well as DAD’s eight artist Guardians.  

Their festival-specific name on Instagram is Cantium Arts.

BIOGRAPHY Anna Phoebe is a violinist and composer working on cross-genre collaborative projects, working with poetry, science, film, dance and art. 
Between Worlds is an ongoing project communicating science through music. Anna is currently collaborating with the European Space Agency, writing a musical response to their Earth Observation data which tracks the climate crisis. Anna’s lockdown Sea Series releases have been played on BBC Radio 3, BBC 6 Music, RTE Lyric, BBC Kent, Soho Radio and have featured extensively on Spotify and Apple playlists. She also has her own bi-weekly radio show on Soho Radio.

Richard Bundy is the other artist-musicians commissioned for the festival who will collaborate with award-winning violinist and composer Anna Phoebe on a new video & audio work which will also include work from Greg Stobbs.

BIOGRAPHY Richard is Guyanese born, raised in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, now living in the Alkham valley, Dover UK. Richard has toured with The Sugarbabes, MKS, Charlene Soraia and is Musical Director to double platinum selling artist Marlon Roudette. He performs his own music and compositions and writes and illustrates stories for children. He won the Mark Brydon (Moloko) prize for best song with ‘The Light’ and worked with the renowned vocalist Jhelisa Anderson on ‘The Protagonist’ soundtrack starring Tilda Swinton shown at the Cannes Film Festival. As a session musician Richard worked with Nathan ‘Flute Box’ Lee and The Artists in Residence Programme at The Royal Festival Hall in London, and with Shania Twain, Mattafix, Max Middleton, Jimmy Sommerville, Joslyn Brown, Billy-Ray Martin, to name a few. Richard also holds a diploma in Family Systems Psychotherapy from Regents Park College, London and is a qualified Jikiden Reiki practitioner.

DISCOVER THEIR JOURNEY

Follow their journey throughout the festival – and be a part of the process: @cantiumarts on Instagram.

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