Journey to the Lower World

Talent Showcase 2003
  • Scheme: LAFVA
  • People: Marcus Coates
  • Duration: 30'

Journey to the Lower World Video

Film Information

  • Year of commission: 2003
  • Year of release: 2003
  • Artist Schemes: Film London Jarman Award


  • Artist: Marcus Coates
In 'Journey to the Lower World', Marcus Coates performs a Shaman ritual to an audience of residents living in a condemned tower block in Liverpool. This often humorous but evocative ritual involves the artist talking to and obtaining information from animal spirit guides to suggest a possible community strategy for the soon to be relocated tenants.

Camera: Ben Coode-Adams and Nick David

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