Mireia Asensio has worked in ESRC, Art Council England, JISC and EU Socrates funded projects. She is co-founder of DiArt Consulting, a creative consultancy and training service. Luz Arantza Crespo is a Dramatic Arts graduate in the form of theatre of creation. Nerea Toral is a Barcelona based actress and drama facilitator.
Mireia, Arantza and Nerea will be giving a presentation focusing on the work of August Boal´s image theatre and how physical theatre can be used to articulate and share people´s experiences. The purpose is to initiate a conversation and future practice of image and physical theatre as an innovative art-based research method.
1hr 52 | Headstrong Willis is in the early stages of dementia so his son, John, brings him to stay with him. Unfortunately, his best intentions ultimately run up against Willis’ adamant refusal to change his way of life.
1hr 38 | A festive follow-up to A Street Cat Named Bob. Busker James Bowen faces losing his companion Bob when animal welfare officials question if a homeless person living in a shelter should own a cat.
The 1990s was a simpler time. Many people look back on that time with sweet nostalgia, and what better way to indulge in performative sentimentality than through a whimsical consideration of Yuletide rituals in the popular 90s sitcom, Friends.
Since the first publication of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s story How the Grinch Stole Christmas there have been numerous adaptations. Looking back at some of these, this lecture considers our cultural fascination with the act of adaptation.