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Arbroath 2020+1 – Over Lunan

9 September 2021, 9:00 am - 19 September 2021, 5:00 pm

Over Lunan

Commissioned by Hospitalfield and Arbroath 2020+1, Over Lunan is an extraordinary sound and visual promenade performance in the dunes of Lunan Bay in Angus, Scotland.

Created by Angus Farquhar of Aproxima Arts with script by Purni Morell, this major live commission blends a monumental sound and light installation with elements of theatre as audience members are immersed in an environmental art piece that draws on the fragility of the natural world and ancient mythologies. This special open-air production running from 1 – 12 September is designed to be enjoyed in a relaxed, socially distant environment. The team is also working on a radio play, produced by award-winning programme maker Steve Urquhart.

Drawing on our connection to the life-giving sea and the mythology that fills its timeless depths, Over Lunan is a monumental sound and visual installation located in Angus on Scotland’s East Coast. The perfect crescent of Lunan Bay becomes the sonic arena for a powerful environmental artwork linking the ‘cradle of civilisation’, Mesopotamia, and Scotland’s Lunan Bay, uncovering ancient stories running deep in the history and mythology of both cultures divided by over 3,000 years and miles.


9 September 2021, 9:00 am
19 September 2021, 5:00 pm
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Arbroath 2020+1