Join Co-Artistic Directors, Camila França and Trine Garrett, for an informal talk as they invite some of the company’s key artistic associates and collaborators to reflect on and discuss the meaning of home – what is home? – in Brexit Britain. After an initial ‘panel’ discussion we will open the debate up to the floor inviting members of the audience to take part in the conversation.
Almiro Andrade is an actor, director, playwright, dramaturge and theatre translator conducting his PhD research in Translation of Brazilian Contemporary Drama through devising for performance at King’s College London. His approach sees all stages of theatre-making as an act of translation and champions the production of international pieces in the UK since 2008.
David Ben White (b.1965, London) studied at Central St Martins (2003 – 2006) and Chelsea College of Art (2009-2011.) In 2011, In 2012, White was the winner of the Clifford Chance/University of the Arts Sculpture Award for which he created the exhibition ‘Temples to the Domestic’ at the London offices of Clifford Chance. For this installation, White invited [foreign affairs] to perform within the temples, which became the first collaborative project between the artist and the company. White has exhibited his work extensively in the UK as well as internationally.
Gavin Duff trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech & Drama. Recent theatre includes: Professor Bernhardi and The Road to Damascus with [Foreign Affairs]; Affection with Outbox Theatre; Macbeth with Rift; Comedy Of Errors, Romeo & Juliet with Merely Theatre. Recent films include How to say hello; the death of Don Quixote
Jozefina Komporaly is a London-based academic and translator, working from Hungarian and Romanian into English. She is editor of the drama anthologies How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients and Other Plays (Seagull Books, 2015) and András Visky’s Barrack Dramaturgy: Memories of the Body (Intellect 2017). Her translations appeared in Words without Borders, Asymptote, Index on Censorship, and were staged on both sides of the Atlantic, most recently by [Foreign Affairs] and Theater Y Chicago.
‘Where is home? A reflection on identity, immigration and Brexit.’
DATE AND TIME
Thur 21 June 2018
20:00 (doors 19:30)
Rose Lipman Building
43 De Beauvoir Road
- Bar from 19:30 onwards with drinks and nibbles at cheerful prices
- The talk will start at 20:00 and we invite you to join us for a lively debate