We have been living through months of online-intensity. Since the beginning of lockdown in late March, most of us have moved our lives into the virtual sphere, seeing 3-D humans less and less, communicating
43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck, University of London 6th June 2019 ‘Conversations on Care and/in the Community’ invited researchers and writers from a number of disciplines to engage in a series of conversations surrounding these
Conversations on Care and/in the Community 12.30 – 6.30 Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck, University of London 6th June 2019 Experiences and practices of care have changed dramatically in the past three decades.
The Death and Performance Symposium at Sick! Theatre Festival, University of Salford Being seen ‘Death’, Steve Eastwood suggests, ‘is the final representational taboo.’ He is talking about his film Island, a documentary which he
The first in a series of posts considering the metaphorisation of illness in contemporary performances. In 1978, Susan Sontag famously warned her readers of the dangers of treating illness as metaphor. Reflecting on the
Waiting at the bar in the New Diorama Theatre before seeing Deafinitely Theatre’s production of 4.48 Psychosis I am presented with the first difficulty I will have reviewing this play. There is a hubbub
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