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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bollywood on VHS, walkmans and recording the Top 40 charts onto cassette tape: Dawinder Bansal tells us why she and Martyn Ware have created a project about finding love in the 1980s
Nilupa Yasmin tells us about her Here and Now Project with Midlands Arts Centre, and how it connects her to her grandmother.
“One night, after singing an Iranian song to send my son to sleep, I was looking out of my window and imagining how many others might be singing songs in different languages.”