Sing the Gloaming, Tommy Perman, Simon Kirby, Rob St John

Sing The Gloaming | Simon Kirby, Tommy Perman and Rob St John

 

Language research has shown that our ‘light words’ – words like ‘glimmer’, ‘gleam’, ‘gloaming’ – all derive from a single word form some five thousand years old. In Sing the Gloaming, a series of sound sculptures placed around the Hidden Gardens feature sung ‘light word’ pieces from some of Scotland’s most renowned vocalists, including Aidan Moffat, Emily Scott, SHHE, Hanna Tuuliki and Andrew Wasylyk. Progressing through the installation, audiences will draw towards the sound of the word ‘ghlei’, the linguistic ancestor from which all those modern words for light descend.

Sing the Gloaming | Simon Kirby, Tommy Perman and Rob St John

10 – 20 MARCH // HIDDEN GARDENS // 12.00 – SEE DIARY FOR TIMES (CLOSED MONDAY) // FREE
ARTIST GUIDED TOUR: FRIDAY 11 MARCH 18.00 // SUNDAY 20 MARCH 14.00 // FREE (but TICKETED)

Website: singthegloaming.surfacepressure.net
Image: Tommy Perman