Notes from R&D week 10/12/12

We’ve just spent a week in the Royal Exchange’s rehearsal rooms, sharing some thoughts and ideas – with the purpose of perhaps coming up with some kind of notion for a project we might make over the following year. We didn’t know what the outcome would be. We had some challenging, provocative and interesting conversations which are […]

The unexpected guest

A beautiful, complex, epic film by John Akomfrah, The unexpected guest, at the Bluecoat, Liverpool at the weekend.  It finishes there on November 25 – but has been very present in this week’s thoughts & conversations…    

Shift Happens

Quarantine’s Associate Producer Sam Stockdale recently attended Shift Happens, an event for discovering new ideas for facing the digital future and the shifting digital landscape. Here’s Sam’s answer to one of Quarantine’s recurring questions…  One question we ask at the end of a performance or a project is: ‘what remains’?  Cluny Macpherson opened Shift Happens […]

Talking to each other…

We’ve said in the past that what our work probably boils down to is trying to create the circumstances for a conversation between strangers.  Whether this happens in the bar after a show, as an interaction during performance or is integral to the event itself, what interests us is the chance encounter, the unexpected tangent […]