MHz is a recently formed Visual Theatre and Scenography company by creative duo Bex Anson and Dav Bernard who have spent over a decade devising multi-artform performances that can be experienced in theatres, big tops, music festivals or DIY spaces. MHz have carved out a reputation for producing work rooted in electronic culture and in depth collaborations with physical performers with a focus on blending scenography, movement and narrative. They are driven by a desire to meet new audiences and mix-up artforms.
Recipients of the Made In Scotland Award 2018 & 2019
Winners of the Total Theatre Award (dance) with V/DA 2018
Links to previous projects
Lowsalt Gallery (site specific art gallery 2006-2010)
85A Collective (celebrated multi-disciplinary arts group 2008-2015)/
Circolombia (World class circus company from Cali 2010-2015)
Bassline Circus (High energy festival circus)
Other projects they have been involved in:
h-octane circus company touring music festivals 2008-present)
AV/ Light/ Sound/ Set Design
Dav is a leading audiovisual artist (working across video, light, sound and set design) and technical director for live productions (theatre, concerts, clubs, and circus) who focuses on blending reactive moving imagery with physical/musical performance.
Combining new and old technologies Dav creates timeless visual content that can be experienced as multi-screen mapping projections for large scale touring shows and ambitious visual installations, with commissions from organisations such as NVA, The Tiger Lillies, Scottish Opera, NTS, Circolombia.
Dav has a background in musical instrument design, festival organising, his work has been selected amongst the world's 150 most influential practitioners in DFUSE' VJ and AV culture book (2006).
Performance Direction/ Scenography
Bex Anson is a Glasgow based visual theatre director, costume maker and scenographer interested in audience experience, experimental environments and collective synergy. A painting graduate of the GSA, she co-founded site-specific art gallery Lowsalt before re-training and becoming a performance maker. She is currently an associate director with Bassline Circus.
Bex is a 2018 recipient of a Jerwood Performing arts bursary for her Laser/Circus performance Liquid Sky which has been performed at Tramway, Braw Circus and Submerge International festival of digital arts festival (bristol)
Bex has presented work with Dance International Glasgow, Manipulate Visual Arts Festival, Tramway, NVA, GIFestival, Glasgow Film festival, Behaviour festival, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Boomtown and Fusion festival