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  • Spending warm sunny days indoors

    ‘Resilience’ is one of those austerity/ scarcity buzzwords. Our cities and communities must learn resilience and self-sufficiency! We must learn how to cope with and absorb the ‘shocks’ of an inherently dysfunctional economic system so that it may continue to expand and accumulate. I worry about using resilience to talk about the social practice of…

  • Emergenc(i)es – Info

    Emergenc(i)es   6-17 June 2016, Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, Bristol, BS2 0NW.   Two weeks of workshops, screenings, performances, thinking, art and discussions will create time and space to diagnose, explore and understand the world we live in. The full, and up to date programme, can be accessed here.   All sessions at Emergenc(i)es are free to attend,…

  • Emergenc(i)es – 6-17 June 2016

    Emergenc(i)es Control and Calculation : Inheriting Liberation : Improvised Publics 6-17 June 2016, Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, Bristol, Avon BS2 0NW Emergenc(i)es will explore how the emergence of alternative social possibilities has become an emergency in our current historical moment. Performance, education activities, visual art, screenings, installations, workshops and a library-cum-pharmacy will examine how we…

  • Music, Pedagogy and Community – 5 March

    On 5 March 2016 Maggie Nicols and I are doing a joint performance at the Music, Pedagogy and Community conference in Cardiff. You can buy tickets here. Our performance is called Practices of Freedom / Healing (Gendered) Wounds. Below is some writing I may use within the performance. Maggie will also present some of her…