55°N, 5°E is a new music and contemporary dance composition written by electronic artist Vanishing. It follows the story of The Dogger Bank Incident of 1904 when three fishermen were killed at sea by the Russian Navy. Their memorial statue stands on Hessle Road. The live production will feature Vanishing plus performers from Hull Dance’s community and will take place on the 113th anniversary of the incident.
Vanishing is the project of Hull native Gareth Smith. Vanishing’s debut album was released in April 2017 and they have performed shows with LoneLady, Dean Blunt and Surgeon amongst others and have worked alongside Gazelle Twin and Gnod.
‘Smith’s words exit him like ten thousand cubic metres of silt, suspended in the garbage rich, caramel brown waters of the Humber’ – John Doran, The Quietus. Number 22 in 2017’s album of the year
‘A record which fits into a space where there was previously a void’ – Wes Foster, Now Then
Please note, this event is free but ticketed.
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This project is being supported by Art Council England, Hull City Council and The James Reckitt Charity