The Leaving


A piece commissioned by Festival 31 in Liverpool made in collaboration with Iranian visual artist/maker Ehsan Vaziri.

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‘The Leaving’ installed at St. Luke’s church, Liverpool

… in response to conversations about migration and current refugee experience we came up with the boat, made from found timber and a torn sail. It contains an audio soundwork with text by Jonathan Raisin imagining the leaving of Liverpool.





 – audio file of the installation sound work

“a small comment on a big issue which will have left its mark.” Roger Hill – BBC

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