I’m featured in a book called Equal Stages: Standing Up for Identity and Integrity in the Performing Arts, Vol 1. It’s never going to be a best-seller, that’s… Read more “Equal Stages”
Erasing TV programmes like Little Britain, League of Gentlemen, The Mighty Boosh, Fawlty Towers, or films like Gone With The Wind and others seems very of the… Read more “Erasing TV and Film”
Theatre, arts and culture are under attack. Creatives, artists, institutions and structures which foster theatre, arts and culture are facing down the immediate effects of the Coronovirus… Read more “Theatre, arts and culture”
War has become a metaphor much-used by politicians in recent weeks – ‘the battle against this deadly virus‘. It looks more and more like a sad hangover… Read more “Awakening”
Working with cultural organisations and institutions, universities, academics and the wider landscape of cultural producers in the performing arts is exciting and demanding. Find out a little about what’s involved.
London is a rich tapestry, of places, people, mixed birthrights, and diverse viewpoints. It’s what I love about this city.
Jus soli (English: /dʒʌs ˈsoʊlaɪ/; Latin pronunciation: [juːs ˈsɔ.liː]), meaning “right of the soil“, commonly referred to as birthright citizenship, is the right of anyone born in the territory of a state to nationality or citizenship.
Part of the ‘People of Pimlico’ project, funded by Bloomberg as part of their commitment to the Royal Court Theatre’s outreach activity, this film takes in the voices and viewpoints of members of the community living in Pimlico and mixes them with actors and performers from the Royal Court. The results are fascinating – and at times the juxtapositions are surreal.
Food for thought.
People of Pimlico: Jus Soli
Frieze usually makes my blood run cold. Over-privileged liggers braying loudly at gallery openings; hideous fashion faux pas masquerading as an acceptable ‘artiness’ …
Meanwhile the actual art tends to be forgotten. (more…)