John Kefala Kerr
John is a composer, sound artist and writer. A prize-winning graduate of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the University of Sussex. John has had work presented at festivals and venues in the UK, USA, Europe and Japan.
John’s output includes instrumental, dramatic, orchestral, textual and intermedial works. These are often conceived in close proximity to everyday events, situations and circumstances. Recent work includes A Sign in Space (commissioned by Durham Cathedral), which received a Journal Culture Award in 2012, and Steamsong, a multimedia opera commissioned by the National Railway Museum.
Paula is a choreographer, performer, director and facilitator of cross art form work, specialising in devising, dance, physical theatre and improvisation. She trained extensively with Action Theatre originator Ruth Zaporah. Based in the North-East UK Paula has worked internationally in a wide variety of settings and with people of all backgrounds and life experiences.
Frances is a Northumberland-based artist who works across a wide range of disciplines including print, photography, film, kitemaking, textiles, costume and lighting design. She swam the Channel in 2008 and the Gibraltar Straits in 2015. One of Frances’ images was selected for the Royal Photographic Society 2013 International Images for Screen Exhibition. She recently held a solo exhibition at the Customs House South Shields and received an Honourable Mention in the 2013 International Photography Awards. Her kites have been seen at festivals internationally in France, Italy and Germany as well as in the UK, and her lighting and prints are featured in selected UK galleries. She has exhibited work in group exhibitions in the UK and Germany.