A Selection of some recent creative projects and professional experience.
A Bit Of Bite, Junction 25
Video Design/ Live Visuals/QLAB Programming and Sound Operation
Tramway - Glasgow, June 2016
A newly devised performance about the role of young people in contemporary politics and the power and responsibility that comes with having a voice and using it. Directed by Jess Thorpe and Tashi Gore and produced by Glas(s) Performance in co-production with Tramway.
Jamie created video animations, live camera feeds wirelessly from ipads and iphones to create the impression of a Question Time style broadcast, a live political campaign feed on a news site and twitter, as well as abstract designs that supported the performance.
For Now I Am by Marc Brew
Video Designer/Live Visuals/ Projection Mapping
Beautiful live projections created for Marc Brew’s solo dance performance about the paralysis he experienced after a car crash. A huge white floor cloth becomes a landscape for elemental video that shifts and changes with Marc's performance in this powerful production.
Ardfern Village Hall - Scotland, Teatromania - Bytom, Poland, Ramallah International Dance Festival - Ramallah Cultural Palace and Jerusalem National Theatre - Palestine , Lemon Tree - Aberdeen, Traverse Theatre - Edinburgh, Sadlers Wells - London
Dundee Rep/Edinburgh Fringe/Tramway, Glasgow - 2015
Sadlers Wells, London - December 2014
Tron Lab, Amy Conway, Super Awesome World - November 2015
A week long development process with Amy Conway, Rob Jones and Alice Wilson exploring the relationship between computer games and mental health. Creation of 3d animations based on retro computer games and 8bit graphics integrated in to the set through projection mapping.
Rather Humble Than Hero, Junction 25 - Traverse Theatre - November 2015
Working with the Tramway based young company on their devised production. Technical delivery and operation of multiple camera feeds, video content and sound.
Solar Bear, Tribes, Scottish Tour, August - October 2015
Video design and sound design for the acclaimed play by Nina Raine. To meet Solar Bear's accesbibe theatre aims all language was captioned including British Sign Language in the play. Captions were video mapped on to the set including surfaces such as the piano, dining table and blinds. Music in the play was brought life with striking visuals and sound reactive animations.
Seven Signs - Toonspeak, July 2015
Video design and video mapping for a devised site specific theatre performance in an
underground space, directed by Skye Loneragan. Visuals created around the theme of humans experience judgement day at the hands of aliens.
The Dwelling Place, Cryptic Nights, CCA, June 2015
An experimental installation/performance created with brother Lewis Wardrop. The
audience were invited in to a surround visual and audio experience that explored the
deep cultural and historical of an abandoned Hebridean cottage and the passing of
GATE: OPEN AIR, All Eyes Wide, Springburn Park, May 2015
A Velocity/ Glasgow City Council Commission for Glasgow Green Year, 2015 - Part of
the artistic team that invited participants to have a meditative sensory experience of
the park. Collaborative work involving the creation of a soundscapes that were
composed live through a one one one interaction through wireless headphones and
iPads to the blindfolded audience member.
White Out, Barrowland Ballet, Scottish Tour, Spring 2015
Technical Consultancy, Projection Mapping and mastering for Barrowland Ballet’s new
VJ at Pressure, The Arche./SWG3, Glasgow 2012 to Present
Resident VJ at the renowned techno club night - performing live visuals for some of
the biggest names in the world of Techno including Jackmaster and Nina Kraviz.
Improvised visuals created from self created animations and video.
The Straw Chair, Hirtle/Bordeline, Scottish Tour, Spring 2015
Sound Design for the revival of Sue Glover’s acclaimed production. Directed by Liz
Carruthers. The sound design incorporated the natural sounds of the island of St Kilda
and collaboration with traditional musicians including a piper and Gaelic choir.
Thank God For John Muir, Bruton Theatre, April 2015
Sound Design for the biographical account of the Scottish environmentalists life.
Written by Andrew Dallmeyer. Directed by Paul Brotherston
There Were Two Brothers by Mark Kydd
Glasgay! , Brian Cox Studio, Glasgow - October 2014
Video and Sound Design for drama performance. Original filmed content projection
mapped on to the set.
The Arches Political Party
The Arches, Glasgow, September 2014
Commissioned to collaborate with Glasgow band Errors on a live visual and DJ set to
mark the historic moment of the independence referendum. Footage edited and
selected from the Scottish Screen Archive.
Summerhall, August 2014 / Citizens Theatre, September 2013
Video Designer/ Composer
The first professional Gaelic presentation of Shakespeare’s Classic. The production
was selected as part of Made In Scotland’s fringe programme 2014.
Culture Creative/ East Renfrewshire Council, Rouken Glen Park, Glasgow - February 2014
Video and Sound designer
Commission to create an outdoor AV installation in an abandoned mill building as part of
the illuminated walk that is held annually in the park. The video was designed and mapped
in to the doorways and windows of the building. It ran for two weeks and saw over 24,000 visitors.
Beats by Kieran Hurley,
Various UK venues, 2012 -2013
Part of the collaborative team in this award winning and critically acclaimed show
which has been extensively toured across the UK at venues including; Soho Theatre
and The Bush in London, The Traverse - Fringe 2012, Pleasance Courtyard - Fringe
2014, Bristol Old Vic at Mayfesto. The play won Best New Play at The Critics Award for
Theatre in Scotland in 2012. The video score was performed live each show utilising
the techniques of a club VJ to bringing to life the rave era of the early nineties.
"Jamie Wardrop’s projected visuals – all of which deserve a name check every bit as much as Brew." **** The Scotsman