Category Archives: Research and Development

Mobile Incitement: A Call for Crowdfunding

Help us tell the real story of our country’s history… With politicians across the world trying to twist history to serve their own ends, we, the people, need to tell our own stories. That’s why Daedalus Theatre Company and The more »

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R&D

We had such a great week of R&D (radicalism & dissent), working on Gerrard Winstanley’s True and Righteous Mobile Incitement Unit with The Black Smock Band and Gerrard himself, who kindly joined us from the C17th. A massive thank you more »

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The Project Formerly Known as Radical History

GERRARD WINSTANLEY’S TRUE AND RIGHTEOUS MOBILE INCITEMENT UNIT is the name for the collaborations with The Black Smock Band that we were developing under the working title of The Radical History Project. There’s a project page here, plus there’s loads more more »

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Radical History continues…

We had a great session yesterday working in collaboration with The Black Smock Band and Rhiannon Kelly on our new project exploring England’s history of protest, radicalism and dissent. Exciting things to come. Watch this space…!  

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Going Beyond East

Left to right: Farah Naz, Shamim Azad, Paul Burgess and Sef Townend. Photo credit: Indigo East‘s behind-the-scenes organisational team met at Rich Mix to plan the next stages of the project. What started as a simple, short-term community storytelling project (led more »

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Radical History: project definitely underway

Thanks to Ovalhouse, the Arts Council and private funders, we had our first proper development period on our collaboration with The Black Smock Band: an undertaking which emerged from our East storytelling project but which seems to be taking on more »

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Radical History at Ovalhouse

Protest and rebellion are as English as rainy bank holidays, cream teas and plundering foreign countries. But plenty of people would have us ignore the great radical moments of our history. As part of our commitment to exploring the potent mix more »

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Alex provokes

Here’s a great provocation from This Thing Called Artist Development at Ovalhouse by Alex Swift. The full title of the talk is “Samuel Beckett’s First Play Was Shit And It Took A World War For Him To Write A Good more »

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Disobedient Objects

As part of the research for the Daedalus/Black Smock Band Radical History Project (yeah, still a working title), a few of us visited the Disobedient Objects exhibition at the V&A. It was fascinating and inspiring. And a bit overwhelming – a lot more »

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