Dighty / The District Nurse

Michael Windle (Artist), Edward Summerton (Artist), Alasdair Roberts (Composer)

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Dighty (Roberts/Summerton/Windle 2011, 5mins)
Summerton and Windle collaborated with the singer/songwriter Alasdair Roberts (Drag City Records - Chicago)
weaving a film and soundtrack around the true story of a drowning and subsequent haunting at the Dighty Burn, Dundee. “Dighty” was released as a 7" single on Dog Town records in an edition of 500 - with cover artwork by Summerton.

The District Nurse (Summerton/Windle 2007, 2:40mins, Super-8)
Inspired by Simon Schama’s book “Landscape & Memory”, this short film envisions a day in the life of a very early and noble National Health Service, tending to needs in the forest of Airlie. The soundtrack was fashioned from leaves and eiderdown by El Search.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationRoyal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
Media of outputFilm
Publication statusPublished - 29 Mar 2014

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