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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 »
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 »
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…!
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 »
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 »
You know where this is going. It’s taken ages. The Charity Commission. HMRC. Many, many forms to fill in. Lots of help from the awesome ITC. But we got there. Now, probably, most people looking at this site are penniless artists. We don’t expect those more »
The Daedalus Radical Performance Reading Group is back. We’re meeting tomorrow to discuss Naomi Klein’s remarkable and timely hatchet job on the notion that capitalism can save us from climate change. (That’s a personal opinion, obviously. Cos if we all more »
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 »
The Black Smock Band, with whom we regularly collaborate, and in which our artistic director Paul plays fiddle, will be playing at the Old Red Lion in Kennington this evening. It’s free, and starts somewhere around 8pm, with the band on at more »