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Horizon Artist Cohort 2022

Aidan Moesby / I Was Naked, Smelling Of Rain

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A heartfelt, life affirming storytelling experience exploring absence, presence, loneliness and dis/connectedness through the lens of weather, climate change and wellbeing.

Common Wealth, Speakers Corner and Bradford Modified Club with Fuel / Peaceophobia

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Peaceophobia is an unapologetic response to rising Islamophobia around the world. Part car-meet part-theatre, the show explores how you find peace in a world that tells you who you are.

Dan Daw Creative Projects / The Dan Daw Show

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After having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself. By taking ownership of the beautiful mess that encompasses all that Dan is, he lets go of who he once was, to make room for who he wants to be.

Eve Stainton with Mica Levi / Dykegeist

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Dykegeist is a choreographic performance from Manchester-born London-based artist Eve Stainton, with live sound world performed by musician Mica Levi. Dykegeist is interested in complicating the archetypal narratives assigned to the lesbian predator. 

Jaz Woodcock-Stewart with Morgann Runacre-Temple / Civilisation

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A blazingly original, critically acclaimed arrangement of theatrical realism and contemporary dance excavating a day in the life of a woman following a tragic event. Civilisation is a meditation on grief, death and loss.

Marikiscrycrycry / He's Dead

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He’s Dead is a dark fantasy choreography asking the unanswerable question “Was Tupac depressed?” This conceptual group work uses dance, live action and sound to unearth the unspoken dehumanisation of marginalised people and Black experience of mental health. 

RashDash / Look At Me Don't Look At Me

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Look At Me Don't Look At Me is a two-hander featuring a piano, a synth, two microphones, a shaky egg and 14 original songs that takes the audience from Lizzie Siddal "being discovered" by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood to her being exhumed by her husband, Dante Rossetti.

Sonia Hughes / I Am From Reykjavik

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Part protest, part sculpture, part ceremony. I Am From Reykjavik is Sonia Hughes' attempt to be a post-racial, global citizen. As borders close and identities become narrower how is it to bring your whole self anywhere?

Sung Im Her / NUTCRUSHER

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Nutcrusher looks at sexual objectification and power by questioning how we relate to our bodies, how they are presented and re-presented, and how cultural context affects this. 

the vacuum cleaner / EXPOSURE

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In autumn of 2020, the vacuum cleaner invited 47 Newham health workers into his artist studio and filmed conversations with them about their experiences of the Covid 19 pandemic.

Horizon Artist Cohort 2021

Botis Seva / BLKDOG

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Vital and gripping, BLKDOG is Botis Seva’s haunting commentary on surviving adulthood as a childlike artist. A genre-defying blend of hip hop...

Brownton Abbey / Brownton Abbey Talk Show

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The latest creation from Brownton Abbey, your Afro-Futurist performance collective centring and celebrating disabled queer people of colour Usually renowned...

Chinese Arts Now / Every Dollar is a Soldier / With Money You’re a Dragon

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A virtual promenade performance by Chinese Arts Now Mixing gaming and 3D technology, this experimental production fuses original music, virtual...

Dan Daw Creative Projects / The Dan Daw Show

Residency


After having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself....

JN Harrington / Screensaver Series

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Screensaver Series is a hypnotic, kaleidoscopic dance and sound work that references the continual morphing of screensaver programs. This digital...

Jo Bannon / Blind Magic

Residency


During the residency Jo will begin research and development towards a new staged work, Blind Magic, a score for two...

Joshua Sofaer / Opera Helps

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“Incredibly cathartic, uplifting…unlike anything I have ever experienced in my life before.” Opera Helps harnesses the power of opera to...

Katy Baird / Get Off

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Katy will be using her residency time to make a journey into hedonism. At the end of the residency, she...

mandla rae / as british as a watermelon

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“My name is mandla. It means power. I gave it to myself.” Writer and performer mandla rae has a selective...

Olivia Furber & Ramzi Maqdisi / The Land’s Heart is Greater than its Map

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An alternative guided tour of the only city that exists twice, once on earth and once in heaven. Over there,...

PROJEKT EUROPA / LET YOUR HANDS SING IN THE SILENCE

Residency


LET YOUR HANDS SING IN THE SILENCE is a performance for one actor – and a community – to reconstruct their own personal history...

Rachel Mars / FORGERY

Residency


FORGERY is the performance installation element of Rachel’s series of works ‘FORGE’ about memorials, decay and places and objects with...

Requardt & Rosenberg / Future Cargo

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A truck arrives from an unknown location loaded with a mystery shipment. As the sides roll up a strange and...

Seeta Patel / The Rite of Spring

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Igor Stravinsky’s avant-garde score stunned Paris audiences when it debuted in 1913 and has been hugely influential ever since. Award...

Urielle Klein-Mekongo / Trash

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Trash is a show about the glamourized view of financial success that exists within social media and the levels people...

Yinka Esi Graves / The Disappearing Act

Residency


The Disappearing Act is Yinka Esi Graves’ first solo creation. This work aims to raise a conversation around the daily...