Meet the Would Like to Meet artists

Dark haired woman sits on an orange chair in a black box theatre. Looking away from the camera. There is a microphone on a stand to the left of her. She is wearing a glittery black dress.

WOULD LIKE TO MEET is a series of week-long exchanges across November and December 2022 for artists who are generations apart but interested in bringing their practices together. Hosted and supported by Quarantine, we’ve invited pairs of artists with a twenty-year minimum age gap to come together to spend a week framed by the provocation […]

The Beauty Project: Experiments in looking again

a close up of a desk in a lab, there are two hands, one pointing to a small round object in a blue box, it is an object in resin. There are small scissors and shards of glass on the table top.

I am in a science lab in the biology department at the University of Bristol. The desk in front of me is a pleasing chaos of collected objects and scientific equipment – remnants of foraged berries dried on their branches; yellow lidded test tubes; neat rows of metal stubs with carbon tape discs on them; […]

Navigating environmental impact: Ella Pound

River Irwell in Manchester with houses in background and 4 silver birch tree stumps in foreground.

Following my BA in English, I was keen to pursue my interest in working in the arts, heritage, and culture sector. I applied for an MA in Arts Management, Policy and Practice and moved to Manchester, and, from December 2021 to May 2022, I was lucky enough to be on placement one day a week […]

Passando Lápis: Mit Personen in unterschiedlichen Sprachen arbeiten

(Passing pencils: Working with people in other languages) There were six of us sat in the tailors on Bochumer Straße in Recklinghausen, Germany. Myself and Sarah, Julian, Zoë, Gülten and the tailor himself – Halil. We were interviewing local people for our project – The people of. I led the interview, asking a question to […]

Environmental Case Study: Opening our eyes

Executive Director Ali Dunican reflects on using a period of r&d and open rehearsals to think about how we enact our environmental responsibility. It’s difficult to pinpoint exactly when any of us individually became aware of climate change and our negative impact on our environment. Organisationally, for Quarantine, there has been an increasing awareness of […]