all abroad – a proposal

project proposal

Concept: sound artist and writer Mac Dunlop proposes to visit vessels currently lain up in the Fal River to record personal and traditional stories that catch a flavour of the international cultures these Fal River “Skeleton Crews” carry with them even while living on the River.

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“Near the King Harry Ferry just south of Truro, you suddenly glimpse the giant ships – car carriers, bulk carriers, banana boats…there are Filipinos, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Ukranian and Bulgarian sailors with little access to the outside world.”
Guardian Newspaper, 31/01/09


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