Ecstatic Arc performance - Robbie Thomson

Image Robbie Thomson
Image Robbie Thomson

World Premiere

Limited Capacity
Early Bird Discount Available!
£9/£6 (Purchase seven days in advance and receive a discount (Telephone booking only))
Full Price - £12/£8
 
3 for 2 Ticket Offer Available!
Book for 2 different Sonica 2012 shows and get a 3rd free (cheapest). (Limited availability, telephone booking only)
 
Created using found materials and recording devices, this machine powered, theatrical installation features sonic-kinetic sculpture, mechanical puppetry and recorded composition.  Ecstatic Arc can be viewed during the day, but really comes to life at night, through live performance.
Commissioned by Cryptic Nights and supported by The Craignish Trust and The Hugh Fraser Foundation.
 
Robbie Thomson works with kinetic sculpture, sound and installation.  He is a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art and a founding member of The Glue Factory. Past works and collaborative projects have included; an animatronic beast, a gallery buried under the floorboards, a robotic French waiter, a wooden labyrinth, organic cable cars and self-playing pianos. Recent exhibitions/events have included The Gloaming (solo show) at Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Canard Digerateur at SHUNT, London, and Buzz or Howl (with 85A) at The Woodmill, London.
 
 
About Sonica 2012
A ten day international celebration of world-class sonic art and music to ravish the senses. Sonica is delighted to present seven incredible works, exploring the potential of sonic art through music, visual art, opera, film, theatre and new media.
 
Produced by Cryptic in association with hcmf//. Full Glasgow-wide programme available at www.sonic-a.co.uk . Sonica is supported by Creative Scotland, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Glasgow City Council, The National Lottery Fund through Creative Scotland, The PRS Foundation for Music & Glasgow Life.  Part of The Year of Creative Scotland 2012.