New Normal

Three new poems by Pete (The Temp) Bearder created during his time as a SIREN with Cape Farewell.

Sponsor an Activist by Pete (The Temp) Bearder, 2020
A charity advert parody.

New Normal by Pete (The Temp) Bearder, 2020
Filmed and produced by Jon Hardy.
An experimental sound poetry about mental health, climate change and Covid-19.

Generous Earth by Pete (The Temp) Bearder and Florence Pardoe, 2020
Filmed by Background Noise Productions with Ben Capp Sound.

The first film created during his time as a Siren Poet with Cape Farewell, Pete (The Temp) Bearder launches this song in Gratitude to Gaia, with sublime vocals from Florence Pardoe of The Bare Souls. Filmed on location at the Hempen and Hardwick Estate.

These films have been created as part of Cape Farewell’s SIRENS programme – a unique take on the climate emergency and response to the Covid-19 pandemic made possible with emergency funding from Arts Council England.

About the SIRENS programme
About Pete (The Temp) Bearder

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