Can We Talk About This? →
A project about freedom of speech, censorship and Islam from Lloyd Nelson and physical theatre company DV8.
Anne and Zef →
The latest from Company of Angels.
Do schools kill creativity? “If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” -Ken Robinson
Dom Coyote →
Dom Coyote music: good stuff.
Song of the Goat →
“Avant-garde” Polish theatre at its best.
The Plight of Engineers →
On the Move →
This is an amazing resource for artists/companies looking for funding and opportunities to produce new work in Europe.
Leeds Young Authors: Documentatry Film 'We Are...
‘We Are Poets’ intimately follows six young poets over the course of one very special year, as they are chosen to represent the UK at Brave New Voices, the most prestigious poetry slam competition in the USA. From their inner city lives to a stage in front of the White House in Washington DC, the poets must prepare for a transformational journey of a lifetime. Cinematic, honest and...
Remembering the great Geraldine Connor →
My hero, my friend, my mentor.
Gustavo Ott, Award-Winning playwright and artistic... →
TSMC is a fully-funded space in a rough neighbourhood in Caracas, where one of the Bush’s producers is from. Not only do they produce amazing new writing (they’ve just had a very successful five-week run of the award-winning Tres noches para cinco perros) but the theatre is free, and members of the local community fill the theatre every day - sometimes the same people come in every day...
20 Stories High →
This is, in my opinion, one of Liverpool’s most exciting young theatre companies. Led by Co- Artistic Directors Keith Saha and Julia Samuels, the team at 20 Stories High continue to re-define new models of engagement with young people.
154 COLLECTIVE →
A collective of 8 artists creating new work in both Newham and Barnsley for an exciting exhibition which opens in early June 2012 at the Cooper Gallery, Barnsley. 154 is the distance in miles as the crow flies between the town halls of Barnsley and Newham. This is a unique partnership and what promises to be a unique exhibition.
Caroline Horton →
This talented Bush Associate artist will perform at the Battersea Arts Centre prior to her run at the Bush.
LIFT Festival 2012 →
I want to see all of these.
McSweeny's Internet Tendency →
Great mental fodder for writers interested in form. If you’re not sure where to start, check out ‘Short Imagined Monologues’ or ‘Open Letters to People or Entities Unlikely to Respond’.
Mohammed “Aerosol Arabic” Ali: One of my heroes. A beautiful film produced by the Language of Light team.
Deafinitely Theatre →
I recently had the pleasure of being invited to a presentation of new writing by Deafinitely Theatre, and independent deaf-led performance company. Our Associate Director Omar Elerian joined me for this presentation of new plays in an exhilarating evening that questioned “what is new writing?” I implore you to attend the work of this ground-breaking company. Artistic Director Paula...
Your daily dose of TED. From Palestinian refugee camps to universities in Beirut, from foster homes in Portugal to cities across the Americas, he transcends citizenship identity to break borders and wage beauty across continents and through culture.
Arinze Kene →
The playwright/artist/performer that gave us the beautifully poignant “Little Baby Jesus” (Dir. Che Walker). Currently working with the Lyric Hammersmith, I look forward to seeing this dramatist’s next stage offering and anticipate the opportunity to work with him in the future.
Marcus Faustini →
This Rio-based artist and cultural-prenueur continues to inspire me with his exploration of contemporary culture and aesthetics. I had the pleasure to meet with Marcus on his recent trip to the UK with a cultural delegation from Brazil facilitated by the Peoples Palace Project, London. The linked blog highlights one of Marcus’s many projects. This post documents a project undertaken in one...
Princess Hijab →
As the French Senate approve a ban on burqas, BABELGUM.COM profiles the anonymous Parisian graffiti artist whose work “hijabizing” adverts raises the question of why hiding a face behind a veil is considered to be more of a repressive act than hiding one behind airbrushing and media gloss.