Interventions, Summer 2019

Broderick D.V. Chow, Ella Parry-Davies and Aneta Mancewicz introduce CTR’s new Interventions Postscripts initiative.

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Rantin and Raving: an interview with Kieran Hurley

In this filmed conversation, David Overend thinks aloud with playwright Keiran Hurley about scales of connectivity linking theatre audiences to an aspirational political collective.

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In space, nobody can hear you say you didn’t “get” it: theatre, science fiction, and genre snobbery

Ian Farnell looks at the idea of “genre snobbery” in relation to contemporary theatre engaging with science fiction. Because in space, nobody can hear you say you didn’t “get” it.

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Life in Post-Totalitarian East-Central Europe and the Problems of Participation

Amy Bryzgel examines examples of participatory art in communist Eastern Europe, showing how artists in different countries deployed a range of inventive methods to subvert their surveillance states.

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Safety, Risk and Speculation in the Immersive Industry

Anticipating the opening of Hartshorn – Hook and Alexander Wright’s immersive adaptation of The Wolf of Wall Street, Adam Alston explores ideas of safety, risk, and speculation in the immersive experience industry.

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