Short FIlm Commission

Puppet Animation Scotland

A Rock and a Hard Place

Best of all is Gavin Glover’s A Rock and A Hard Place – a madcap, motorised cabinet featuring a variety of exotica from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the moon, accompanied by a gruesome, grisly poem.



Commissioned by
Puppet Animation Scotland

Design and make by

Gavin Glover

Music and words by

John Kielty 

A Rock and a Hard Place - commissioned by Puppet Animation Scotland and Manipulate Festival as part of Restless Worlds - A kinetic shop window installation on display in the town centres of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow during April and May 2021.

Design and construction Gavin Glover.

Sound design John Kielty 

BSL interpretation Ciaran Stewart

Restless Worlds - An Art walk installation by 8 different Scottish-based artists. Still available for touring

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