An Ancient fire festival sustains itself from Celtic times into the electronic age by morphing into a modern gesture that recognizes how popular culture affects us all. There is no difference between Disney and Beowulf, the Assyrian Tales and Aardman, Pixar and the Mahabharata – except when the need for profit overcomes the need to sustain - and holes then develop at the centers of the stolen tales. This is why these folk traditions from the old countries matter. They reach out through their power and penetrate popular consciousness and whisper their old truths no matter what else is being spoken…Iconographic images are taken and renewed through repeating the most prosaic forms they copy, yet infuse these with the deeper darker ever-present truths of people-kind. The soundtrack is a homage and and a nod towards two of the most pertinent English musicians of our time.

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Carnivalby Terry Flaxton
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Terry Flaxton
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February 20, 2018
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