Edward Wren

The Perfect Cadence: Where Music Meets Theatre

December 29th, 2012 by

I was never able to decide what I wanted to do more, music or theatre. I had been playing an instrument since I was about 9 years old, and I had played in the sort of band that took defiant pride in doing a good cover of Smells Like Teen Spirit. But I had also […]

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Penny Arcade : Bitch! Dyke! Faghag Whore!

The legendary performance artist Penny Arcade, in her own words

December 21st, 2012 by

I am a performance and theatre artist, a poet and writer and an entertainer. Sometimes when I am working at my highest ability I am all those things at once… I was an imaginative child. My very first obsessions were based on fairytales, and I lived in the metaphysical realm, with imaginary friends that were […]

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A Right Pair

Homotopia 2012

December 11th, 2012 by

Liverpool’s queer arts festival Homotopia has been a regular feature of the city’s jam-packed calendar for nine years. A month ago Gary Everett, its founder and artistic director, was named by the Independent on Sunday’s Pink Power List as one of the country’s movers and shakers. The accolade is a long time coming. Homotopia has […]

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Grace Schwindt: Tenant ¦ Photo: Grace Schwindt

SPILL Festival of Performance

November 13th, 2012 by

My journey through SPILL began on Thursday 1 November, and my first port of call was the SPILL Study Café inside SPILL Central. The space was welcoming, warm and served a lovely cup of tea; it was a good base for the festival. From here I could head up to the Ipswich Art School Gallery […]

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Richard DeDomenici: Popaganda

Richard DeDomenici, Pop Will Eat Itself: A Quickfire Response

November 1st, 2012 by

‘Hello my name is Richard DeDomenici. People often ask me what motivates me as an artist. I often say something like: I want to create the kind of uncertainty that leads to possibility…’ So, here we are – The Basement on a Friday afternoon, embracing uncertainty and possibility: it’s a sunny day but we are […]

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