Noctule is a new one-off collaborative, underground performance piece I’m developing with the musician Farm Hand (Mark Daman Thomas, member of Islet and Shape Records founder) and a special commission from Peak for the Green Man Festival. The event will take place underground in Eglwys Faen (Stone Church), a cave on the Llangattock Escarpment, three miles from Green Man. The piece will respond to the unique acoustics, history and habitat of the cave system – one of the biggest in Europe and home to a colony of Lesser Horseshoe bats.
On Tuesday 16th August a group of up to 15 Green Man Settler Pass holders are invited on a guided walk through the dramatic Craig Y Cilau National Nature Reserve to experience the performance in the cave and discover the unique ecology and history of the landscape along the way.
The performance will be recorded and screened at Peak’s Horsebox Studio throughout the festival weekend with a related programme of talks and interviews.
Photography by: Jon Poutney
Noctule is supported by: Digital Innovation Fund for the Arts in Wales, Brecon Beacons Trust
and Arts Council of Wales