“It’s a delicate and intimate piece about lost ways of life…the show as a whole has a gentle, spectral quality. It invites you to think about change, but also about absence, the things that vanish and the things that remain. It’s political, but gentle with it, dream-like, time-tossed. The Dwelling Place **** THE STAGE
Jamie is a Glasgow based artist, theatre maker, VJ and designer who tours work nationally and internationally. He has collaborated with some of Scotland’s leading artists and presented his own critically acclaimed original work at major venues and institutions.
He trained as an actor a the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - graduating in 2009.
He has developed a practice in multiple disciplines, practices and genres - defying easy definition - from the music industry to theatre and dance where his work is frequently in demand. He commonly works with digital mediums like 3D Animation, VR, Lighting, Sound, Composing and Film. He has pioneered the use of live VJ techniques and projection mapping in the live performance.
His work follows his interest in how forms collide and influence each other to create striking and unexpected presentations especially when coupled with the ephemeral quality of a live performance. His process is one of continual experimentation with form and concepts to create ambitious heartfelt experiences.
This year Jamie created live visuals for First Minister - Nicola Sturgeon, Lewis Capaldi, Basement Jaxx, Gerry Cinnamon and folk legends Capercaillie. He has presented work at Sonic Arts Research Centre - Queen’s University Belfast ; SHRIMP Dance @ Winterweft Festival - Frankfurt, For Now I Am , Marc Brew Company @ Katwoice -Poland; DRONE @ Summerhall - Made In Scotland Program; collaborated with Angus Farqhuar (NVA) and National Theatre of Scotland ; created a projection mapped installation on to the Bank of Scotland HQ for Edinburgh Hogmanay 2019 and been awarded a place on the two month Sura Medura Artists Residency, Sri Lanka.
His production the The Dwelling Place, a self produced collaboration twith his brother Lewis broke new ground in its use of immersive design to tell the story of a hidden Scotland.
Jamie founder of Glasgow Theatre Arts Collective - an affordable studio space for emerging artists based in Govan.