Rituals for Laughter and Resistance

April 18th, 2022 by

Naomi Silman, longstanding member of Brazil’s Lume Teatro, reflects on her experiences of artistic exchange with the indigenous Brazilian Kariri Xoco tribe – a process of bridge building, and making the invisible visible ‘We can transform an energy that is heavy and make it light… In the moment of our ritual, as we shake our arms, […]

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Speaking Truth to Power

April 7th, 2022 by

Jeremy Goldstein of London Artists Projects reflects on how exploring his personal biography and family history led to the creation of an internationally lauded project, Truth to Power Café, and then to the newly launched venture, This Is Who I Am Seven years ago I ventured forth into the Harold Pinter Archive at the British […]

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Vision On – LIMF 2022 Round-Up

February 23rd, 2022 by

 A clown locked down in a beautiful Mexican house, Pinocchio swallowed by a whale, battling Action Man dolls, and a live magic lantern show about space and time… Dorothy Max Prior encounters a visual feast at LIMF 2022  The London International Mime Festival, which runs annually through January into early February, is a highlight of […]

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We Travel in Hope: LIMF 2022

January 7th, 2022 by

After a wholly online edition in 2021, the London International Mime Festival 2022 is back ‘large and live’. Dorothy Max Prior talks to the Festival’s co-directors, Joseph Seelig and Helen Lannaghan It’s the week before Christmas, and there’s talk – once again – of possible lockdowns to slow the spread of Covid-19, perhaps pre- but […]

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December 29th, 2021 by

When your world spins, and seismic shifts occur that mean that nothing is ever going to be the same again, what do you do? Make a show about it! This is the story of the new Scarabeus Aerial Theatre project, Emerging. ‘I felt that suddenly my life had gone completely upside down – and not the […]

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