At First Light: Live Recording

Bright and early on 7 October 2021, gathered in a rustic studio overlooking St Ives’ famous Porthmeor beach, we were joined by four inspiring creatives working in different forms and mediums to talk about the sea and what it means to them. Listen to the conversation…

By: Paul Dicken,   1 minute

After a dawn swim in the calm waters off Porthgwidden beach, we headed to Holan Collective to hear authors Georgie Codd and Tom Vowler, artist Sax Impey, and conservation biologist and photographer Kaushiik Subramaniam, talk about their work and the role the sea plays in it.

But the conversation went well beyond that: listen as we explore salvation at sea; confronting, if not dispelling, fear; how the creatures beneath the surface behave towards us; and whether we can ever really know that world at all.

Blog post header image by Nik Read (@reados)
Audio editing by Dave Waller (@diagramdave)
Music in audio recording by Zander Grinfeld (hear more on his Soundcloud)
In-water photography  by Nick Pumphrey (@nickpumphreyphoto)
Event photos by Hazel Beevers and Nik Read (@reados)

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