• 07-04-2017
  • First summer school at Wayne McGregors new studios

  • Join Studio Wayne McGregor for the inaugural summer programme in their new state of the art studios at Here East in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The programme will offer dance students and professionals a unique opportunity to work with Wayne and his world-renowned company dancers to explore his repertoire and creative processes, and gain an insight into the company’s work.

    Led by Company dancers, each day will begin with company class delivered by company dancers or the Associate Director. The rest of the day will include repertory and creative sessions delivered by company dancers with at least two sessions during the week featuring interactions with Wayne. The course will culminate in a sharing of work at Studio Wayne McGregor.

    The summer school will run 24 - 29 July 2017, places are limited. Go to their website for more information and to book a place.

  • 16-03-2017
  • Watching Artwork in the Mojave Desert, Live!

  • From April 8th to the 21st you will be able to receive the first broadcast entitled 'Desert Sessions' a by downloading the app from www.trackingshot.net. TRACKINGSHOT is a site responsive collaborative project exploring frontier spaces with artists Rebecca Birch, George Charman, Adam Knight and Leah Capaldi who will be located in the Mojave Desert in April 2017 where they will broadcast live artworks daily, in collaboration with Field Broadcast, directly to your desktop or phone as a transmitted interruption. Once installed the app waits quietly until the artwork is broadcast, when a live video stream will open, unannounced, on your computer or phone.
    Associate collaborators Jonathan Griffin, Ellen Mara De Wachter and Chris Fite-Wassilak will contribute texts in response to the broadcasts. These essays will be archived and freely available from May 2017 via the Trackingshot website. Enroute to the Mojave Desert the artists will embark on an investigative road trip exploring the relationship of the desert to the body, time and production, gathering field notes and interview transcripts which will form the basis of further projects.

  • 16-03-2017
  • Arts Foundation fellows Zinnie Harris at the Edinburgh International Festival

  • Zinnie Harris will be busy this summer with three works set to be in the Edinburgh International Festival which runs from August 4-28th. They include “Oresteia: This Restless House,” a modern take on Aeschylus’ classic Greek tragedy about perhaps the most dysfunctional family of all. This was premiered at the Citizens Theater in Glasgow in 2016. She will also be presenting a new version of Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros,” to be presented with DOT Theater of Istanbul and performed by a cast of actors from Scotland and Turkey, and “Meet Me at Dawn,” a fable inspired by the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice, to be directed by Orla O’Loughlin, the artistic director of Edinburgh’s Traverse Theater. For more information about the festival which is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year please go to https://www.eif.co.uk.