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Humber Calling at Hull's Freedom festival curated by Scanner

Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner has curated the Humber Calling section of Hull's Freedom festival 2015

Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner has curated the Humber Calling strand of Hull's Freedom festival. Comprising six new commissions, Humber Calling will feature work inspired by the festival's wider theme of Broadcast: Voices Of Freedom as well as in response to a new Rimbaud composition called Air Time. “Artists submitting ideas for the commissions are being asked to consider the nature of the voice as our instrument to convey ideas, ideology, emotions, experiences; and/or to explore how broadcasting can cross political, geographical and social boundaries,” say the organisers. “Artists are asked to consider their commission in the context of a phone box – be that in, on, or in light of the phone box – marking and celebrating Hull’s iconic cream phone boxes, the legacy of the city’s independent communications infrastructure.”

Freedom takes place between 4–6 September. More information can be found here.