“The atmosphere in the gallery was quite haunting when the organ pipes were being played”.


Screenplay took visitors were taken on an interactive journey into the world of computer technology in this multimedia exhibition.

The installation created by Malcolm Buchanan-Dick incorporated commissions by a painter, a poet and Lighthouse multimedia students. The piece explored ways in which we can physically interact with computer technology, bringing words and images to life using a giant multi-sensory touch screen.

Malcolm Buchanan-Dick

Malcolm Buchanan-Dick was sculptor and artist in residence throughout the exhibition combining a site-specific installation with virtual environments. His church organ pipe sculptures could activated through the touch screen, creating a striking relationship between the sculptural and computer environments. He developed his work in response to feedback from Fabrica visitors.

Kevin Carey

Poet and music critic, Kevin Carey composed a multimedia piece for the touch screen based on his poem anyway.

David Rees Davis

Painter, David Rees combines painting with interactive film-making and writing. Screenplay showcasesd two interactive films created for the touch screen: Scratch – for lovers of video art and sufferers of synthetic fabrics and Poke – shot on the streets of Brighton and allowing a glimpse at the way others may see us.

Total visitor numbers: 1,738

Exhibition Visitor Comments

Highly innovative, fun and interesting.

Really great so many levels – truly interactive.

Really weird but wonderful!