Impromptu (2015) is a layered sound work made up of specially commissioned recordings of renowned Freddie Mercury tribute act Gary Mullen (winner of Stars In Their Eyes, 2000) performing a score inspired by the late Queen frontman’s extensive vocal improvisation games of audience ‘call-and-response’.Read more Hear LOW PROFILE talk about this artwork
Who helped to make this
Impromptu was commissioned by ICIA, University of Bath. LOW PROFILE would like to thank the Theatre and Performance department at Plymouth University for their generous support in the development of this work and Plymouth College of Art for their part in supporting Hannah Roses’ artists research.
Sound Design – Neil Rose
Lighting Design – Charlotte Burton
Vocals – Gary Mullen
Where this work has ended up
Following its first presentation at ICIA, Impromptu was installed in Plymouth Athenaeum for Plymouth Art Weekender 2016.
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