Acting Out Festival

8 Apr 2015 – 14 Apr 2015

Event times


Cost of entry

Free, book online.

Save Event: Acting Out Festival

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:


Nottingham Contemporary

Nottingham, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Any bus to Nottingham City Centre
  • Lace Market Tram Stop
  • Nottingham Station
Directions via Google Maps Directions via Citymapper
Event map

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.


Écran Somnambule

(Sleepwalking Screen)

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.


Have you been to this event? Share your insights and give it a review below.