Exhibition exploring the impact of prisons on health at University of Warwick’s Modern Records Centre
Category: Public Engagement
Top category for all public engagement category (theatre, visual arts, etc.). Policy categories not to be included here.
Reflections on The Trial
Artist Sinead McCann reflects upon the making, and launch night, of The Trial.
Brokentalkers commissioned to work with Mountjoy Prison and PACE
A new commission with multiple award winning Irish theatre company.
Reflections on Disorder Contained
Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland reflect on their involvement in the production of Disorder Contained with Talking Birds theatre company and ask what historians can learn and gain from the process.
Disorder Contained: London Dates 9-10 October
Disorder Contained London Dates at Rich Mix 9-10 October 2017
New Participatory Art Project
‘The Trial’ is the working title for a new visual art project due for public exhibition in April 2018.
Health Inside …
‘Health Inside: Thinking About Prisoners’ Right to Healthcare’ is a new public art project due for exhibition in June 2018, which will focus on health and welfare provision in Irish and English prisons.
What Can Performance Bring to the Table?
Janet Vaughan (Talking Birds) reflects on the connections between history and theatrical performance and the staging of Disorder Contained
Disorder Contained Theatre Performances
Disorder Contained: A Theatrical Examination of Madness, Prison and Solitary Confinement with performances in Coventry, Dublin, Belfast and London in 2017
Open Call: Arts Commission
We are delighted to announce an Open Call for an Arts Commission.
Using Innovative Theatrical Strategies to Explore Solitary Confinement
Talking Birds Theatre company explore the impact of solitary confinement and its relationship to mental breakdown
The Asylum Trilogy: theatrical performances exploring the history of mental illness and its institutions
This blog explores the production of the upcoming performance by theatre company Talking Birds that will explore the history of mental illness and its institutions