ANNA PHOEBE & RICHARD BUNDY

Musicians and composers Anna Phoebe and Richard Bundy have been commissioned for the festival to work on a new video & audio work. Connection / Interaction / Movement inform this collaborative work, with contributions from 20 artists, including the DAD Guardians, presented in a growing online Instagram gallery over the six months of the festival and culminating in a major new composition. 

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Image based on a photograph by © Rob Blackham.

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.

BIOGRAPHY Richard is Guyanese born, raised in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, now living near Dover UK. Richard toured the world for over 20 years as a session keyboard player and later as musical director. He has worked with The Allsaints, Sugababes, Cathy Dennis, Charlene Soraia, Shakespear Sister, Delena, Marlon Roudette, Nathan ‘Flute Box’ Lee and Artists in residence Programme at The Royal Festival Hall in London and Max Middleton, to name a few. He apprenticed as a producer with G2 music for Trevor Horn productions, working in New York, London and Johannesburg. He has produced albums for the Mercury music prize winner Simon Jaymes, Marcella Detroit, Martin Ditcham, Caroline Nin and remixed for Lady Gaga. He won the Mark Brydon (Moloko) prize for best song and composed with renowned vocalist Jhelisa Anderson on the motion picture The Protagonist starring Tilda Swinton premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. Richard composes neo classical piano music and is also a therapist, holding qualifications in Family Systems practice and Crisis and Trauma Management Counselling. On his farm he keeps a flock of wild sheep and creates artistic furniture from wind and age fallen trees. 

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