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Discuss and Exchange: Open Space

  • Theatre Deli (Studio) 202 Eyre Street Sheffield S1 4QZ (map)

An open mic session for artists! After lunch each day delegates are invited to fill a 10-minute slot: 5-mins for presentation and 5-mins of discussion. This can be used to share practice or present an idea, question, problem etc. If you’d like to take a slot write your name up on the list on the door of Theatre Deli Studio and take any images for presentations to the Studio between 12.30 - 1.30 so they can be loaded on to the laptop.

The Open Space will be hosted by theatre maker Shabina Aslam who will kick-off proceedings with a 5-minute presentation of her ‘Bussing Out’ project.

Bussing Out: an exploration of the experiences of migrant children with Bradford Education and The Dispersal Policy 1965 – 1976. This is a Phd with the University of Huddersfield as well as a theatrical production with Theatre in the Mill in Bradford. The production will be realised as documentary theatre within an installation.

http://www.bussingout.co.uk/

Shabina Aslam

Shabina Aslam is a theatre maker based in Bradford, her work is rooted in art for social change and uses collaborative processes with communities to generate performance. With other thirty years experience on projects like Sounds Like Graffiti: Bradford (2010) where she worked with over fifty young people in Bradford to adapt Odysseus story to Manningham Park by creating a series of short radio plays downloadable onto mobile phones. Shabina aims to tell hidden histories of Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities through a use of performance and technology.