Logline

Mr Fireman built a Horn Orchestra out of Wood. You can too.

Synopsis

David Gowman, aka Mr Fireman, is the creator of “The Legion of Flying Monkeys Horn Orchestra.” Equal parts arborist, musician, craftsman, and agent-provocateur, his songs mirthfully take the piss out of consumerism, conformity and religion with hits like Aliens, Too Much Pie, and Zombies, played in clubs, festivals and community gardens of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. He sustainably harvests a local Paulownia tree and other renewable crops to build his eccentric instruments. With his artwork, concerts and workshops, he activates both friends and community in ways that are thoughtful, provocative, and life-affirming. This is a story of one man who has turned away from mass-culture and consumption, and has built his own life in a sustainable way, enriching the local environment around him.


Links

Facebook Page
Twitter
David Gowman's website
Martin Borden's Vimeo site
Martin Borden's Demo Reel

Created By

Martin Borden
Martin Borden
British-Columbia

Biographical
All Audiences
6 minutes
$10,000

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Martin Borden
British-Columbia

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