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Horizon Showcase 2023

Delegate programme: 21 - 25 August


We are delighted that you are interested in joining us for Horizon 2023!

Watch our Programme Launch video with introductions to each show by the Horizon partners.
An audio described version is available here.

Click on the buttons below to find out more about each of the selected artists.

For more information or to register for the delegate programme, email:

Hannah Slimmon, International Development Manager

Action Hero & Deborah Pearson / The Talent


A new show questioning human presence in the 21st Century. What kind of ghosts will haunt us when we’re gone?...

Brook Tate / Birthmarked


A new solo show featuring a full band that shines a light on what it means to be marked…at birth....



In a holding room, participants wait. A pageant is about to begin. No call time, perpetual purgatory. Blending the myth...

Demi Nandhra / The Trauma Show


“Have you ever trauma dumped? TikTok tells me this show might do that but don’t worry we can just trauma...

Figs in Wigs / Little Wimmin


Figs in Wigs are back (again) and this time they’ve got their period (dresses). A live art, feminist ‘adaptation’ of...

The Javaad Alipoor Company / Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World


In 1992, Iranian popstar and refugee Fereydoun Farrokhzad was found brutally murdered. The case was never solved. This new work...

Karen Christopher and Tara Fatehi / Always Already


Always Already is an 8-hour performance installation, exploring the weaving together of plant, human, and machine. Art form: Durational performance...

Rachel Mars / FORGE


In 2014 the 100kg iron ‘welcome’ gate was stolen from Dachau concentration camp. A local blacksmith forged a replica. It...

Raquel Meseguer Zafe / Unchartered Collective / A Crash Course in Cloudspotting


A Crash Course in Cloudspotting is an intimate audio-sensory journey exploring the depths of human connection and the subversive act...

Ray Young / BODIES


Young and their collaborators transform a swimming pool into a unique immersive environment for BODIES. Art form: Live art Age...