Here’s a great video about Scratchr.net, the NESTA, ACE and AHRC funded project which I’ve been Project Managing at BAC. This video forms one of a collection of videos summarising the R&D Digital fund’s Pilot projects; it’s well worth clicking through to the youtube channel to see what some of the other funded project have been up to.
There are also several reports due to be published on the fund as a whole, and also on Scratchr itself, I’ll try to use this blog to point you towards them as they are released.
In June 2012, I accepted a full time position at National Theatre Wales as their Digital Associate, a brilliant role which sits within the creative department, where I help to create beautiful digital experiences that augment or disseminate the central production offer. I’ve also continued working one day per week at Battersea Arts Centre as their Digital Producer, where I’m Project Managing the NESTA Funded r&d project Scratchr.
As such, the activity of Arts Collective LTD- which is an umbrella organisation used to pull together all of my Freelance work, has been quieter than usual; Nevertheless, feel free to have a look around, and if you have any questions- do get in touch!
I’m doing some research into what it means to be a leader within the 21st Century, specifically within the arts, though I’d be interested in looking outside of the sector to compare practice. If anyone has any thoughts, anecdotes on good (or bad) leadership, you might be a leader yourself, or you might know some people I should talk to- please drop me a line.
At the very least, have a go at finishing the phrase “Leadership is…”
“Howl’s Moving Castle – a triumph of theatrical imagination.” – Broadway World
“a truly transmedia theatre production, using a white stage with a pop-up cardboard castle in the centre as a giant projection screen. This massive backdrop, the size of a cinema screen, lets the creators paint with moving images, conjuring up villages, animated trees, meadows, mountains, fire sprites, magical explosions, and of course the interior of the Moving Castle itself.” – Mr Brown’s Urban Spree
“Complemented by Fyfe Dangerfield’s haunting score, the stripped-down plot walks us through Sophie’s transformation of the castle and its master and the climactic confrontation with the witch”- Catherine Love, Spoonfed
“The storytelling felt like an amalgamation of the traditional and the modern – the voiceovers lending a wink to the classic story tape and the flying projections offering filmic visuals.” – Collette McCarthy, TheatreFix Reviews
★★★”Southwark Playhouse’s heroically ambitious Christmas show isn’t fringe theatre as we know it. It’s part play, part animation, and has been adapted from a Diana Wynne Jones fantasy novel that most sane folks would deem unstageable and includes a dulcet voiceover from Stephen Fry as the narrator and a soundtrack from The Guillemots’ Fyfe Dangerfield.” -TimeOut London
★★★★”mesmerising and groundbreaking…Howl’s Moving Castle will be talked about as the first show from a very talented creative team which will go on to do much bigger things.” -The Public Reviews
★★★”the cinematic digital projections are nothing short of breath-taking throughout.”- What’s on Stage
“Gobsmacked. This was the first piece of theatre in ages which left me open mouthed throughout.”- Terence Eden
“Very lively performances from everyone involved” - Jo Brodie
“The performers and projections interact seamlessly; a flickering lady caresses an actor’s head, fake fire emerges from real fingers and an old lady talks to a projection of her younger self.” – Miriam Gillinson
“Susan Sheridan’s quiet and thoughtful portrayal of age-cursed Sophie is the perfect counterpoint. Played as more than a young woman trapped in an older body, Sheridan nails the far subtler blurring of youth and age which makes Wynne Jones’ heroine so appealing.” – Exeunt
Here’s a great video about Scratchr.net, the NESTA, ACE and AHRC funded project which I’ve been Project Managing at BAC. This video forms one of a collection of videos summarising the R&D Digital fund’s Pilot …
Hello, Just a quick note about Me and Arts Collective… In June 2012, I accepted a full time position at National Theatre Wales as their Digital Associate, a brilliant role which sits within the creative …