guest post: performance artist paula varjack on the joys of the Edinburgh Fringe

What can artists expect from the Edinburgh Festival? A beautiful city that triples in population for 3 weeks with artists from all over the world. An exciting marathon of culture. An overwhelming assault on the senses and endless demands for attention from hundreds of others. A brilliant time. An exhausting time. A crushing time. An […]

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tiata fahdozi’s edinburgh festival picks – artists from Africa and the diaspora

It’s finally August, and August means the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and some of the best theatre the world has to offer. After all the conversations about diverse theatre recently, we thought it would be good to do a list of some of our picks for the fringe. All artists on this list are, in some way, from Africa […]

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24 hours until Latitude – a chat with our digital officer

After last week’s chat with Yomi Sode about Latitude, we decided to speak to a Latitude veteran closer to home: Bridget Minamore, our Digital Officer. Here are a few words from her about Latitude, loving theatre, and half loving living in a tent…  “This year will be my third at Latitude; I’ve been to the festival twice before. […]

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q&a with writer yomi sode on taking British African art to Latitude

tiata fahodzi: Tell the tiata fahodzi audience a bit about yourself: who are you? yomi sode: I’m a writer. While the ongoing discussions around spoken word vs poetry are as never ending as “plant-in” vs “plant-ain”, I’ll neatly bunch it up and say I thoroughly enjoy both the process of writing and performance. Also! 2017 […]

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