Sleeping Awake – The National Portrait Gallery

Created during the 2020 Covid lockdown, the film announces the 3 year long closure to restore and recreate a new National Portrait Gallery in the West End of London. A poem by Ben Okri voiced by actor Colin Salmon accompanies the imagery.

DATE

  • August 2020

FILM BY

  • Tapio Snellman

CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Tapio Snellman

POEM BY

  • Ben Okri

VOICE BY

  • Colin Salmon

COMMISSIONED BY

  • The National Gallery, London