Ben Cobham and I designed this production whilst I was working at Bluebottle (Melbourne). I eventually went on tour with Paul Kelly and Company as operator in various Australian cities. The show featured an incredible ensemble of musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) performing a series of songs based on Paul Kelly's favoured poems and poets. It was a deeply resonant and haunting show and required a simple aesthetic and design to support and carrry its trajectory. We used 16 moving beam lights and......
The show toured to Sydney, Brisbane, Perth Melbourne in 2012 and 2013.
Lighting Design - Bosco Shaw and Ben Cobham - Bluebottle
Images: © Pia Johnson