How the Earth Must See Itself | Short Film (subtitled)


19 Sep 2019

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Created by Lucy Cash and Simone Kenyon "How The Earth Must See Itself" is a short film produced by the National Theatre of Scotland and Scottish Sculpture Workshop.

Conceived and developed by Edinburgh-based artist and choreographer Simone Kenyon and filmmaker Lucy Cash, it was created in response to Kenyon’s performance project 'Into The Mountain' and takes inspiration from celebrated Scottish poet and writer Nan Shepherd and her book 'The Living Mountain'.



Shot in Glen Feshie with thanks for Wildlands Ltd and Scottish Natural Heritage

'How The Earth Must See Itself' is based on 'Into the Mountain', a performance project by Simone Kenyon. The project was produced and commissioned by the Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) and co-commisioned by the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA), City Moves Dance Agency, Dance North and Tramway.

'Into the Mountain' was also supported by Mountaineering Scotland, Aberdeenshire Council and Creative Scotland.

With thanks to Erlend Clouston and the literary estate of Nan Shepherd.