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Global Voices Archive

Needs More Work Productions – Tomorrow

By |April 16, 2024|

Needs More Work Productions is proud to present Tomorrow, exploring climate justice through a collection of site-specific short plays as part of the international Climate Change Theater Action festival. Four archetypal characters from past and future times present their perspective on the impending climactic doom, trying to [...]

Alison Neighbour – Inter/Tidal

By |April 21, 2023| Exploring intertidal space with young people on the Indian island of Sagar - part of a Wales Arts International funded project by artist Alison Neighbour, in collaboration with Kolkata based company Ranan. Artists working on Sagar are Prarthana Hazra, Amlan Chaudhuri, Vikram Iyengar, Debashree Bhattacharya, and Kunal Chakraborty. Film [...]

Alison Neighbour – The (Future) Wales Coast Path 

By |April 21, 2023| Documentary of an year long creative community exploration of the Gwent Levels and the Indian Sundarbans, considering the shifting relationship between land and sea, and how we might adapt as sea levels rise. The (Future) Wales Coast path was created by artist Alison Neighbour, with support from producer Elen [...]

XR Families – Letters to our Children

By |September 10, 2022| "None of us deserve to have our future stolen" This moving short film 'shows parents' confessions of fear and hope to their children as climate crisis intensifies'. Letters to our children, a powerful and emotional new video from Extinction Rebellion Families, offers a heartfelt message of love and grief [...]

Alison Neighbour – Beacons

By |August 24, 2022| Part Quest, part Performance, Beacons took place across a whole month in Folkestone in 2021, inviting audiences to seek out adventures and new encounters, before culminating in a co-built display of light and sound that could only work if the audience played their part. The story of eco-system interdependence was [...]

Helen Storey – A Dress for Our Time

By |August 7, 2022| Helen Storey MBE, RDI is Professor of Fashion and Science at London College of Fashion, artist, researcher and Artist in Residence at Za'atari refugee camp, Jordan. ‘Art, fashion, science, design, climate, migration and wonder -  Helen Storey's Dress for Our Time installation has travelled from St Pancras to [...]

Andrea Carr – Stuck by HOAX

By |August 7, 2022| Andrea Carr is an artist, eco-scenographer, facilitator and Ecostage co-founder.  The design for ’stuck’ tells the story of ecological collapse through a subterranean landscape sculpted from abandoned festival camping equipment. Nature is represented as petrified and flowing forms, we do not know whether it is present, past or future.   [...]

David Shearing – The Weather Café

By |August 7, 2022| David Shearing’s work operates as a hybrid between fine art and performance practices. The Weather Café is an immersive café installation that responds to the changing weather of the city. Inside, the shifting environment evolves as the wind blows, the rain falls and a thick cloud rolls underneath in an [...]

Ceschi + Lane – Holt

By |August 7, 2022| Artist and performance collective specialising in body base sculpture & costume. They have been collaborating as Brave New Worlds since 2013. Valentina Ceschi is an Italian interdisciplinary artist / performer and Kate Lane is a British interdisciplinary artist/ scenographer. Together they design and make work that sits somewhere between [...]

Metta Theatre – Three Songs from HouseFire the Musical

By |August 7, 2022| Official music videos from:  HouseFire | AN ECO ROCK MUSICAL Listen to the album on Spotify: And other streaming platforms: I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is. [...]

Francesc Serra Vila – Let’s Go Out For A Walk?

By |August 7, 2022| LET'S GO OUT FOR A WALK? is a project specifically designed for elderly people; their local stories from childhood to the present, are eventually transformed in a performative and visual outcome different in every city. Shown here: A short trailer of LET'S GO OUT FOR A WALK? [...]

Helen Storey – LOVECOATS Project with the TIGER girls

By |August 7, 2022| Working alongside the refugees, Professor Helen Storey's Dress For Our Time projects continue to evolve at Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Helen Storey MBE, RDI is Professor of Fashion and Science at London College of Fashion, artist, researcher and Artist in Residence at Za'atari refugee camp, Jordan.

Tanya Beer – The Living Stage NYC

By |August 7, 2022| Dr Tanja Beer is an ecological designer, community artist and Senior Lecturer in Design at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Australia.  The Living Stage  The Living Stage combines stage design, permaculture and community engagement to create a recyclable, biodegradable and edible performance space. Part theatre and part [...]

Jennifer Leach – The Graveyard

By |August 7, 2022| Go small! I keep hearing this message. It struck me forcibly one day as I chanced upon a small village graveyard, with the sleepy atmosphere of peace that pervades such places on a sunny day. My young children were playing, as oblivious to the proximity of death as was [...]

HandMade Theatre – Creating WilderNests: Sustainable Theatre

By |August 7, 2022| Sustainability at HandMade Theatre HandMade Theatre use live performances and creative therapy approaches to bring experiences of wonder and joy to children and communities across the UK. We perform at festivals, theatres and community spaces and deliver bespoke projects for people who need more support, happiness and confidence in their [...]

Paul Burgess – Apples and Snakes: Plot 17

By |August 7, 2022| PLOT17: A hip-hop garden block party written and performed by Kenny Baraka for audiences aged 7+ Four pieces of woodEight nailsAnd a hammerSome compostA hand full of seedsAnd some waterA playlist and some speakers all you need to get you startedthen by the time that you finished you’ll know [...]

Maya Ramsay – Call To Prayer

By |August 7, 2022| Maya Ramsay is an artist who works with historically and politically important sites, employing a variety of processes to capture visual histories that would otherwise be lost or unseen.

Jennifer Leach and Andrea Carr – Standing Tall

By |August 7, 2022| Standing Tall is a creative response to the loss of over 112 trees in one of Reading’s few green lungs.  A collaboration between artist, filmmaker and artistic director of Outrider Anthems. Jennifer Leach and eco-scenographer and Outrider Anthems associate, Andrea Carr.  In April 2022, Reading Borough Council granted planning permission – [...]

Francesc Serra Vila – Recall

By |August 7, 2022| RECALL is a testimony of the confined lives we lived in during the lockdown, with memories and hopes travelling from the past to the future, and from one corner to another corner of the world.

Simon Daw – Unknown Forest

By |August 7, 2022| A bird sings a beautiful song in the forest to attract his companion who still hasn’t arrived from her long journey. Venture into the unknown and help solve the mystery of the lost bird with this intriguing adventure for curious woodland dwellers. Unknown Forest was an interactive outdoor event taking [...]

Chrys Salt – Skookum Jim and the American Dream

By |August 7, 2022| Chrys Salt, MBE is a poet with roots deeply planted in the theatre. She is Artistic Director of The Bakehouse Community Arts and the BIG LIT Festival based in Scotland. Skookum Jim and The American Dream This is the trailer for Skookum Jim and The American Dream, a forty-minute film based on [...]

Pamella Villanova – Out of Where

By |August 7, 2022| Pamela Villanova: Out of Where Pamella Villanova is a Brazilian actress, performance and filmmaker. She introduces an excerpt from her film Out of Where, which engages us in a journey to explore the concept that nothing is ever really 'away'.

Isa Suarez – Paths Through Utopias

By |August 7, 2022| Isa Suarez is an award-winning composer who has scored a wide range of films for Television and Independent Film. 'Paths through Utopias’:  a feature film directed by Isabelle Fremeaux, John Jordan and Kypros Kyprianou. Music by Isa Suarez

Student engagement with Fair Trade at Arts University Bournemouth

By |August 7, 2022| A wonderful outdoor installation piece in collaboration with Fairtrade with the students at AUB earlier this year 2022. Students used the Theatre Green book throughout the project and the film then featured as part of Fairtrade Fortnight. The film is introduced by Adele Keeley, Senior Lecturer BA Performance Design [...]

Isa Suarez – And While London Burns

By |August 7, 2022| Isa Suarez is an award-winning composer who has scored a wide range of films for Television and Independent Film. 'And While London Burns': an acclaimed downloadable audio-walk Written by James Marriott and John Jordan, produced by PlatformMusic, choral works and audio-production: Isa SuarezLibretto: James Marriott & John Jordan [...]

Three Poetry Videos from Cece’s Speakeasy – Call and Response

By |August 7, 2022| In July 2031… An event took place in a secret location in South East London. It was an act of creative resistance against climate and environmental injustice using live music, spoken word, storytelling and cutting-edge visuals… Cece’s Speakeasy. Apples and Snakes invited emerging artists from across England [...]

Metis Arts – World Factory

By |August 7, 2022| MADE IN CHINA. SOLD IN BRITAIN. WORN BY YOU. From the factory floor to the catwalk, from Shanghai to London, World Factory weaves together stories of people connected by the global textile industry. Riffing on our awareness of mass production and vulture capitalism, Zoë Svendsen and Simon Daw invite you to [...]

Chrys Salt – Two Climate Change Poems

By |November 8, 2021| Chrys Salt, MBE is an award-winning  poet with roots deeply planted in the theatre. She is Artistic Director of The Bakehouse Community Arts and the BIG LIT Festival based in Scotland.

Same Boat Theater – The Day Everyone Decided to Stop

By |November 8, 2021| Same Boat Theater: The Day Everyone Decided To Stop by Max Wilkinson directed by Piyush Kumar Same Boat Theater Collective is an environmental justice theater company based in San Francisco, USA. The voices and images in the video are those of theater artists from the U.K., India and the [...]

Sol Schiller – Aquario

By |November 8, 2021| Aquario Sol Schiller's poetic film, using footage she shot of contaminated sea in Argentina, connects us with the vital message that we need to reduce our plastic waste to avoid polluting the environment and poisoning ourselves. Sol Schiller is an actress, photographer and musician from Argentina.

Oak Tree Productions – The Old Plane Tree

By |November 8, 2021| Oak Tree Productions is an award winning independent film production company based in Glasgow, Scotland. Established in 2000 by filmmaker and actor Paul Darroch, their main aim is to create high-quality productions which are both innovative and varied in terms of theme, style and content. They always aim to ensure [...]

Littleweed Music – Two Songs for COP26

By |November 8, 2021| Two Songs for COP26 Music and musings of independent improvisation musician camillacancantata. Camilla has worked as a theatre musician, musical director and in many community music projects over the years. In 2000 she co-founded Footloose Community Arts, creating work in response to environmental issues through acts of communal creativity: [...]

Penny Chivers – Burnt Out

By |November 8, 2021| Penny wishes to acknowledge the Ngunnawal people as the traditional custodians of the land involved in ‘Burnt Out’, the work mentioned in the footage. Burnt Out is an urgent and timely dance-theatre work encapsulating one Australian's experience of the devastating bushfires and the personal experience of the daughter of an [...]

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