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Scottish experimentalists, Sarahjane Swan & Roger Simian, aka The Bird And The Monkey, 
have collaborated since 2009 on music, videos, art, writing & Super 8 films. Songs by The Bird 
And The Monkey have aired regularly on BBC 6Music (Tom Robinson); AmazingRadio (Jim Gellatly); 
AcaciaRadio (Ian Hales) & TD1 Radio (Donald Strachan). LoFi track, Moon Moth, was used in the 
soundtrack of BBC2 teen drama, The Cut,& picked for the Glasgow Herald's Top 100 Tunes of 2015
Paul Kerr from The Devil Has The Best Tuna MP3 blog has championed the music of Swan & Simian
since the start & it was he who proposed they use the name, The Bird And The Monkey.
	Shortlisted for the Edinburgh International Film Festival Short Film Challenge 2016, short 
films & music videos by Swan & Simian have screened in North America (Toronto Urban Film 
Festival);Portugal (Film Panic Presents in Porto); London (London Short Film Festival, Portobello 
Film Festival, Exploding Cinema); Scotland (EIFF, Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival, 
Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival, LowDef at the Hidden Door Festival, Forest Cafe, 
FOMO). The pair, who create their visual works under the name AvantKinema, have created five 
major video art installations since 2012 & have recently been awarded arts grants by 
Creative Scotland & the South of Scotland VACMA (Visual Artist & Craft Maker Awards).
The Bird And The Monkey Bandcamp Music Page Moon Moth
The Bird And The Monkey Bandcamp Music Page Moon Moth
The Bird And The Monkey Bandcamp Music Page Moon Moth

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