HOME is Where the Art is a Blog by Ushiku Crisafulli

2017 was a horrific year for me, and in the years following I suffered from social isolation quite bad. It’s something I’d suffered with on and off since being homeless in 2007 but a variety of very difficult life experiences in 2017 led to my social isolation becoming the worse it ever had been. However, […]

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Portrait in Ten Parts at ARC

Portrait in Ten Parts is a collaboration between ARC, Invisible Flock a studio of artists based in Yorkshire, Umar Butt a writer and theatre maker who lives in Stockton and the community who gave us their time to speak to us for this project. Over the course of a couple of weeks we met with […]

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What Will People Need?

Some words from Artist Jo Fong What is the project? All in all. Making the spaces between people live and putting a few questions in the air, that’s kind of it.   I realise that this question, What will people need? is still relevant. It was the question that was on my mind whilst in […]

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Home Is Where the Art Is

Like most people, March 2020 turned my life upside down. I’m a freelance performer and was buzzing with excitement for what this year had offered me. I was about to go work on a BIG feature film, in my first stunt role and had a theatre commission that was literally the stuff of my dreams […]

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The Making of STREET in Cumbria

For their Here and Now project with Brewery Arts Centre, imitating the dog will draw on collected stories from the streets of Cumbria to create a multimedia walk-through installation. We spoke to the team about what’s happened so far…

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The Spring In Isolation

“This bit of creativity in our own little family and the kindness shown to us because of it, has rather saved us through this period” – a blog by Lorna Rees, Gobbledegook Theatre

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Covid-19 and Here and Now

Following updated government guidelines, we have taken the decision to extend the Here and Now project beyond 2020, to allow some venues to pause their activity now if they need to.

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