Primary Agents of a Social World | artist film

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Artist: Simon Pope.

Primary Agents of a Social World explores the ways human lives have been transformed by coal.

Centred on a series of conversations about a specimen of coal the film examines the shifting relationship between coal and communities in the South Wales Valleys on a bus journey that follows the coal seam from Blaenavon to Cardiff.

Commissioned by National Museum Wales.

DIRECTED, FILMED AND EDITED BY BEVIS BOWDEN