Timeliners is a dance piece created with choreographer Simon Birch and 25 dance students from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance.
It was created in collaboration with gamelan musician John Jacobs, and features cellist Ellen Jordan. It was performed with live electronics and live Central Javanese gamelan instruments played by John Jacobs, including suling (Javanese flute) and gender (Javanese metallophone).
The piece can be watched online (in 2 parts) using the links below. The audio can be accessed on Jon’s Bandscamp site, Imaginary Landscape, via the link below.
The artwork used in the header to this page was by graphic artist John Summers, based on a graphic score drawing by Jon Hughes.