Video – World Book Night 2016 – John Bently and the Eyes



World Book Night 2016 – John Bently and the Eyes

‘Sermon’ written and performed by John Bently

On Guitar: Si Butler and Simon Smith

Background harmony, performed with paper and combs by:

Helen Allsebrook
Janet Allsebrook
Mette-Sofie D. Ambeck
Kate Bernstein
Sarah Bodman
Angie Butler
Nancy Campbell
Jeremy Dixon
Stephen Fowler
Mike Nicholson
Kathy Round
Gwen Simpson
Linda Williams

Recorded at the White Swan hotel, Halifax, UK for World Book Night 23rd April 2016.

40 artists, 16 stampers, one day = Serena Joy*
Perfectly summed up by artist Jeremy Dixon* World Book Night occurred on 23rd April 2016 with our WBN United Artists event taking place in Halifax, UK. The video features a sermon inspired by the book, written and performed by John Bently, with Si Butler and Simon Smith on guitars, and the stampers listed above providing background harmony on paper combs as the Eyes.

View artworks made for the project at www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk

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