The festival finale! Recreating the tension of the cold war period Gagarin is a stunning immersive experience with original music composition by local composer Nicholas de Carlo. Inspired by Yuri Gagarin’s first orbit of the earth the piece is accompanied by original films created by artist Helga Fannon. Helga’s work has recently been show at the ICA in Celluloid Traces.
The show affords the audience the chance to discover the lesser known story of the tunnels during the 1950’s when it was earmarked as a nuclear shelter.
The show will be relayed through a state of the art sound system enhancing the eerie sounds of space and cold war tensions.