In Conversation

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Delve into the work of artists and producers.

Over informal conversations with artists and producers, hear what drives, inspires and the lessons they have learnt along the way. Including emerging to established practitioners from the festival programme and beyond.


Thurs 9, 12.30-1.30pm

Global Correspondence: Making art across the world

Leading performance producers from across the world speak about the state of art in their regions.

Chaired by Angela Mattox, Artistic Director of PICA, USA.

Yusuke Hashimoto, Director, Kyoto Experiment, Japan
Jeff Khan, Artistic Director, Performance Space, Australia
Gundega Laivina, Director, New Theatre Institute of Latvia


Thurs 9, 5.30-6.30pm

Lone Twin / Forced Entertainment / Action Hero 

Professor David Williams hosts Lone Twin, Forced Entertainment and Action Hero in an informal discussion about making work and surviving as an artist.


Fri 10, 12,30 -1.30pm

Cultural Island: How to survive Brexit? 

Chair: David Micklem, IBT Associate
Panelists: Mary Paterson, Writer
Roger Griffith, Social Entrepreneur and Strategic Director & Chair of Ujima Radio
Kris Nelson, Dublin Fringe Festival

Judith Knight, co-director of Arts Admin


Fri 10, 5.30-6.30pm

Sibylle Peters / Eilidh MacAskill

Join Sibylle Peters, creator of Playing Up, and Eilidh MacAskill, Gendersaurus Rex and the Polar Bears, to discuss making Live Art for, and with, children.


This event is part of the IBT17 Assembly

The IBT17 Assembly is a coming together of artists, activists, scholars, curators & audiences exploring the power of art to stand up, stand out. 
Co-curated with Ujima Cultural Collective, Bristol Pride and Live Art UK.

True West, Lone Twin and The Table © Paul Blakemore

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