The chains that code for our genes only make up 2% of our DNA, which means the purpose of the rest of the stuff is a bit of a mystery....
Produced for the 2010 TCF ShortDocs Challenge: Book Odds.
Since 2006, Marnie Chesterton has been a producer/presenter for Radio Netherlands Worldwide; the Dutch World Service. For the past 4 years she has worked on an environment show Earth Beat. She hails from Great Britain, used to work at the BBC in London, but the Dutch offered to pay more and threw in a complementary bicycle.
Henry Hocking is a self-confessed computer nerd and digital music enthusiast.
Marnie is from London, and Henry from Australia. They both went to Edinburgh University but didn't meet until recently, when they found they shared a city. That's Amsterdam.
Book Odds invited anyone/everyone to produce a short audio work inspired by (and named after) song titles from The Books' record The Way Out, and including samples from their library of musical bits, strange phrases and sonic doodads. Read more about and listen to other Book Odds submissions.