In November 2012, the V&A opened the doors to its new Furniture Gallery, presenting the Museum’s outstanding collection of British and international furniture from the 15th century to the present day.
Nightjar was asked produce a series of audio tracks for use inside the gallery and on the V&A website. Interviewing fourteen furniture makers, conservators and curators, we explored questions of form, function, construction technique and decoration in the creation of furniture over six hundred years.
Click here to hear architect David Adjaye on Frank Lloyd Wright, or here for Lawrence Llewelyn Bowen on George Brookshaw.
On the 12th of January, 2012, the first ever Art & Patronage Summit was held at the British Museum. Nightjar was asked to film the event and produce this short film for the web. The Summit aims to inspire a commitment, through knowledge, to supporting artists and developing new arts institutions in the Middle East and its diasporas, to make a difference to the greater life of the region.
In the run-up to the 2008 USB Openings exhibition at Tate Modern, we captured artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel talking about his striking piece ‘Humanity Asleep’.
Careershifters.org is a groundbreaking, inspirational career change support service. We filmed this video to promote the Careershifters Workshops. It was delivered as part of a wider digital content consultancy, encompassing strategy and content for web and mobile platforms.
Andrée Putman is an iconic interior designer. With a career spanning over four decades, her work has been described as ‘above taste’. We were invited to film this rare interview around the launch of her fresh design for Morgans Hotel, in 2009.