Science: Quietly does it as mime delivers the message
Sunday 13 December 1998
A pounds 14,995 award has been given for Sounds Fantastic, a 50-minute show , a collaboration between Mr Mesure's local schools in Bromley and Chatham, Kent, Bromley's hearing-impaired unit and Music Works. Using mime, poems and recordings, it introduces vibration, pitch and frequency.
Another hearing project, Sound Sculpture, is a workshop in which children interpret sound physically. Mr Mesure says: "When I was at school there was a definite choice between sciences and arts. I was working as a geo- physicist when I realised there was a lack of people going into sciences and engineering, particularly women. I was in an amateur theatre company at the time, and we started playing around with ideas of communicating science as physical theatre."
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