The English National Opera (ENO) has joined with medical experts at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust to devleop a singing, breathing and wellbeing programme for coronavirus recovery patients called ENO Breathe.
Four young artists from the Gulf and the UK have been selected to take part in an international digital residency.
Alexis Maxwell from Merseyside, was chosen alongside Rawan Al-Mahrouqi from Oman, Alaa Tarabzouni from Saudi Arabia and Ellie Niblock from Northern Ireland, for the ConnectME Summer Residency, run by the Arab British Centre in partnership with the British Council for artists aged 18-30.
Graeae has developed a programme based on its national network of artistic support and development for Deaf and Disabled artists. BEYOND aims to connect Deaf and Disabled artists with regional theatres in the North, North East, North West of England and the East Midlands.
British Council is inviting arts organisations and individuals based in the UK to submit project proposals for inclusion in the UK/Australia Season.
The UK/Australia Season will explore and celebrate the relationship between Australia and the UK across the arts, creative industries, and higher education. It will take place August to November 2021 in the UK and September 2021 to March 2022 in Australia.
British Council has partnered with BFI Network/BFI Flare for a second year to offer three commissions of up to £20,000 to make an LGBTIQ+ themed short film in an international collaboration between filmmakers from the UK, African continent and Middle East. The grant will cover all stages of production, delivery of materials and team travel. The three films will be eligible to screen at BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival in March 2021.
What Next? brings people together from around the country to debate and shape the future of arts and culture in the UK. It supports over 30 chapters across the UK as creative agents for change, both locally and nationally. Following an eight month strategic review it now has a refreshed vision and set of goals which puts inclusivity and democracy at the heart of how it moves forward.
In more normal times, the activities and partnerships that we document on this blog are full of movement: of people, of collections, of productions, of exhibitions…
And yet, in an outcome that felt unimaginable even a month or so ago, physical movement in our ever-more hyper-connected world has wound down.
But we are all still, of course, hyper-connected.
SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection:
Amazon Prime Video and SXSW are joining forces to launch “Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection,” following the unprecedented cancellation of the SXSW Conference and Festivals by the City of Austin due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus.
Gecko is an award-winning and internationally-acclaimed physical theatre company based in Ipswich, Suffolk and led by Artistic Director Amit Lahav.