Solstice Shorts line up: Aberdeen

Final line up, subject to confirmation from the writers

Aberdeen

Friday 21 December 2018 • 12 noon
Blackwell’s University Bookshop • 99 High Street • ABERDEEN • AB24 3EN

Admission free

Moon Jellyfish
Poem by Ness Owen read by Marka Rifat

On the First Calculation of the Circumference of the Earth
Poem by Alison Gerhard read by Haworth Hodgkinson

Pocket Watch
Poem written and read by Catriona Yule

High Noon
Story written and read by Marka Rifat

Noon Talk
Poem by Graham Burchell read by Haworth Hodgkinson

Sun Beats over New Orleans
Poem by Natalie Gasper read by Catriona Yule

Arthur Streeton Advises his Students
Poem by Mandy Macdonald read by Marka Rifat

Mother Hand
Story by Karen Ankers read by Catriona Yule

Unleashed
Poem by Paul Foy read by Marka Rifat

An Autumn Noon
Poem by Ian Grosz read by Haworth Hodgkinson

I am not Beautiful at Noon
Poem by Elinor Brooks read by Catriona Yule

The poems and stories will be interspersed with intuitive music in response to the Solstice Mode from Dundee Ambient, Part 1: Winter Solstice by Haworth Hodgkinson, played by the ensemble Intuitive Music Aberdeen.

Performers

Readers

Marka Rifat
Catriona Yule
Haworth Hodgkinson

Musicians

Mandy Macdonald (melodica)
Colin Edwards (bowed psaltery)
Haworth Hodgkinson (melodica, recorder, percussion and fixed media)

 

Dusk: Video – Ellon – Factory

Catriona Yule  reads Factory by Joy Howard at Better Read Books, Ellon, Aberdeenshire

BSL Interpretation by Bruce Cameron

Music: Dundee Ambient by Haworth Hodgkinson performed by Intuitive Music Aberdeen

 

Intuitive Music Aberdeen

Dusk: Video – Ellon – Crow Haibun

Catriona Yule and Haworth Hodgkinson read Crow Haibun by Alison Lock at Better Read Books, Ellon, Aberdeenshire

BSL Interpretation by Bruce Cameron

Music: Dundee Ambient by Haworth Hodgkinson performed by Intuitive Music Aberdeen

 

Intuitive Music Aberdeen

Dusk: Video – Ellon – Blue Hour

Catriona Yule reads Blue Hour by  Eileen Carney Hulme at Better Read Books, Ellon, Aberdeenshire This is the poem that kicked of the festival.

BSL Interpretation by Bruce Cameron

Music: Dundee Ambient by Haworth Hodgkinson performed by Intuitive Music Aberdeen

 

Intuitive Music Aberdeen

Dusk: Video – Ellon – Shortest Day

Catriona Yule reads Shortest Day by Sue Johnston at Better Read Books, Ellon, Aberdeenshire This is the poem that kicked of the festival.

BSL Interpretation by Bruce Cameron

Music: Dundee Ambient by Haworth Hodgkinson performed by Intuitive Music Aberdeen

 

Intuitive Music Aberdeen

Dusk Performer: Catriona Yule

Catriona Yule lives in Aberdeenshire with her husband, writer Richie Brown and their cats, Frank and Tilly. She is currently researching her first novel.

She has previously had poetry and short stories published in Pushing Out the Boat, Northwords Now, Orkney Writers Course anthology, From There to Here, and Open Mouse.

She has performed with the Blue Salt Collective in Aberdeen, Strontian and Shetland.

Her poetry featured in the National Theatre of Scotland’s community production Granite, which was staged in March 2016.

Catriona joins Intuitive Music Aberdeen as a guest reader for the Dusk: Solstice Shorts project.

www.catrionayule.co.uk