We are thrilled and relieved that Battersea Arts Centre has been granted support through the Cultural Recovery Fund, announced today. We would like to send a huge thank you to the Treasury, the Culture Secretary, and all at DCMCS and Arts Council England.
Danielle has worked with her brother, Fitzgerald Honger, on a response to the Black Lives Matter movement using spoken word and a video collage of protest photography.
coletivA ocupação are a company of students from different districts of São Paulo, Brazil. They create projects that sit between art, activism and education.
“I have written a lot of songs about racism and police brutality. I have processed the feelings, read up on the history, protested, meditated, organized and trained. And yet, I still feel it when I wake up and see footage of a black man being murdered in the middle of the street.”
The Covid-19 crisis threatens all aspects of the theatrical ecology, but catalysed by the revelations of the racial disparity in the health crisis, this group of Black, Asian and ethnically diverse artistic leaders call on the government and the sector to ensure the progress we have collectively made does not fall by the way-side.
This is a letter to self-employed and freelance theatre and performance makers in the UK. To the actors, playwrights, directors, choreographers, stage managers, designers, stage crews and set-builders to name just a few. We really miss being with you during this period of lockdown.