Owen Rafferty Sound Design

The Interpreter/Home

Nalin is an interpreter in a mental health institution. Hevi is a patient who hasn’t heard her own language in twenty years. While trying to break the silence, Nalin will begin to discover her identity. The Interpreter played at the 24:7 Theatre Festival 2012 in Manchester

Sound design

(Headphones recommended)
The Anfal Saddam’s sinister term for the gassing of the Kurds. This memory sequence brings the protagonist back to the Anfal, where she ends up hearing the sound of dead birds falling all around her.

Composition