Old is the New Young

Drake Music Scotland is taking part in Luminate: Scotland’s Creative Ageing Festival with another chance to experience Transmission, an audio – visual installation created by composer Niroshini Thambar in collaboration with older people in West Lothian, with photography by Anne Binckebanck.

Transmission, which was premiered at Livingston’s Howden Park Centre in April has been chosen to be included in a new exhibition Old is the New Young at Perth Concert hall curated by Iliyana Nedkova.  Running from 14 October till 26 January, the exhibition will explore our varied and often joyous notions of ageing and feature alongside Scottish and International artists, including Keir Campbell, Denis Mallon, Eve Moran and Martine Foultier Pugh.

14 October 2014 – 26 January 2015

Preview: 14th October – 4.30pm

Threshold artspace, Perth Concert Hall.

Free event

Supported by Horsecross Arts, Luminate, Drake Music Scotland, PRS for Music Foundation, Perth College, University of the Highlands and Islands, Creative Futures Place Partnerships Perth & Kinross, Perth Museum & Art Gallery, Perth & Kinross Council and Creative Scotland.

In Memory of Frank Roberts


Listen to Drake Music Scotland’s Artistic Director Pete Sparkes talk to Janice Forsyth about the event on BBC Radio Scotland.  The item starts at 1:42:24.