Acting Out Festival
8 Apr 2015 – 14 Apr 2015
Cost of entry
Free, book online.
- Weekday Cross
- NG1 2GB
- United Kingdom
- Any bus to Nottingham City Centre
- Lace Market Tram Stop
- Nottingham Station
Across venues in Nottingham. Performance, moving image, exhibitions, music and discussions bringing together the arts and mental health. A collaboration with The University of the Arts, London.
Into This Recovery Center
Performance and film screening by Jenna Bliss, Wed 8 April, 7pm
New York based artist Jenna Bliss explores the history of activism around Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx, a support centre set up by community organisations including The Black Panther
Party. Commissioned with the South London Gallery.
Latifa Laâbissi, Fri 10 April, 6.30pm
A reinterpretation of a fragment of Witch Dance, performed by the pioneering expressionist choreographer Mary Wigman. Laâbissi has slowed down the movements to create a half hour
somnambulist ritual. Costume design and concept by Nadia Lauro.
Screening: The Institution
Dir. Ian Breakwell, 1978, Tue 14 April, 6.30pm
Experimental documentary made during Breakwell’s placements in Rampton and Broadmoor high security hospitals.