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A lot of nails and screws rusting on the ground
13 July 2007
Under the M74 Ski Jump / Extension Ramp

Shadowed Spaces Glasgow

Sean Meehan Tamio Shiraishi Ikuro Takahashi

A recording session for BBC Radio Scotland under the M74 ‘Ski Jump’ extension ramp, a secion of motorway that doesn’t go anywhere, one of several such structures that populate the motorway system in the centre of Glasgow.

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The high domed ceiling of Hamilton Mausoleum seen from below
29 June 2006
Hamilton Mausoleum

Hamilton Mausoleum

Akio Suzuki Chris Corsano John Butcher

Chris Corsano, Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in the Hamilton Mausoleum, Hamilton.

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Wormit reservoir: a concrete columns and pools of water in a large sunless room
27 June 2006
Wormit Reservoir

Wormit Reservoir

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in an old underground reservoir in Fife.

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Akio Suzuki blowing into a small object in an ice house
25 June 2006
Tugnet Ice House

Tugnet Ice House

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in a large multi chambered industrial ice house.

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An audience assembled inside a cave a pool of water between them and performers
23 June 2006
Smoo Cave

Smoo Cave

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in a remote sea cave near Durness.

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A white star painted on a black oil tank or similar metal container
21 June 2006
Lyness Oil Tank

Lyness Oil Tank

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing in an abandoned oil tanker on Hoy.

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Stones of Stenness on Orkney with microphones and musicians between them
20 June 2006
Ring of Brodgar

Stones of Stenness (Ring of Brodgar)

Akio Suzuki John Butcher

Akio Suzuki and John Butcher performing by the Stones of Stenness, instead of the Ring of Brodgar, because of bad weather.

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Inure Takehashi playing a snare drum among buddleia
15 July 2007
The former Abbeyhill Station

Shadowed Spaces Edinburgh

Ikuro Takahashi Sean Meehan Tamio Shiraishi Denis Wood

The site of the former Abbeyhill Station on the 1903 Leith branch of the Edinburgh and Dalkeith railway, overgrown and leading to as yet un-regenerated ‘wasteland’; taxi’s for 80 people, each instructed to take different routes between locations and; a slice of land concealed behind corporate business park branding off the Wester Approach Rd, apparently of no conceivable use and named ‘Chateaux de Scum’ by those who use it anyway.

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Denis Wood talking to an audience seen through the aperture of an orange hole
14 July 2007
The Megastructure

Shadowed Spaces Cumbernauld

Ikuro Takahashi Sean Meehan Tamio Shiraishi Denis Wood

A series of badly felted lock-ups and garages + multiple locations within the Megastructure – a purpose built town centre in one building, comprising (in the 50’s at least) of housing (never occupied), shops, apartments, a hotel, ice rink, police station and other amenities

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Tamio Shiraishi approaches an audience among grasses and concrete forms
12 July 2007
A concrete walkway ending in mid air

Shadowed Spaces Newcastle

Ikuro Takahashi Sean Meehan Tamio Shiraishi Denis Wood

A concrete walkway ending in mid air, a ridiculously tight squeeze between three office buildings and various other sites of Labour politician and council leader T. Dan Smith’s modernist regeneration projects and ‘slum clearances’ of the 1950’s and 60’s.

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