Gaelic singer Anne Martin along with Ingrid Henderson, Hannah Moule, Anna Murray, Maggie Rigby and Anna-Wendy Stevenson have used their deep cultural knowledge to produce a beautiful, pertinent and thoughtful performance. An Tinne explores the story of a slabhraidh, the hook and chain which traveled from Skye to Australia in 1852 and links with songs from the Catriona Douglas collection.
The show which includes commissions by Gunditjmara artist Richard Frankland, poets Gerda Stevenson and Peter Mackay and Australian duo The Maes begins a tough and honest conversation about our complex history, where victims and perpetrators can be one and the same.
The empathy felt between the performers and their sensitivity with the subject creates a brave, moving and powerful piece of music, spoken word and imagery.
“A fine example of art that arises from within the community, yet also embraces global themes and issues. Its voice carries...”
Performances to date have received standing ovations and great acclaim.