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Getting The BREWBAND Back Together

After spending time in the studio as a writing roadie for Marc Brew Company’s BREWBAND (Scotland’s new super band – that blurs boundaries and challenges people’s perception of identity) this…

Matters arising in ‘Inky Matter’

Sunday 16 April 2017 Dear Reader, What a creative few months it has been! When I found out that I was going to be part of the South East Dance’s…

I, We, You

I am trying to keep this reflective I am trying to keep this open I am trying to keep this an evolving process.   I am trying not to judge…

Triptych with Flesh Frames

To hold one A grippy body lock Of muscle block A tight fist of History Clinging on In tissue For fear For trying too hard For not having to feel…

A playful approach to a serious topic

We’re very close to our first preview of Reflections, and the studio is brimming with life. Tackling mental health in a theatrical format takes an element of seriousness, but Body…

Working with a Dramaturg

We at Body Politic had the amazing opportunity to work with theatrical director Filiz Ozcan of Komala Collective. She was whisked in by our artistic director, Emma-Jane Greig, to offer…

The Anonymous Artist

I am going to post some heartfelt words written by an artist I know. The words will be posted by me in order for them to remain anonymous. They are…

An Invitation: Inky Matter by Kimberley Harvey

This is an invitation. To write yourself a letter that you’ve always wanted to write… My name is Kimberley Harvey and I am a dance artist, choreographer and teacher. As…

Articulacy

I’ve always thought of myself as an in-articulate person, someone who struggles with putting what’s going on in my head into words. It’s a bit like there’s sometimes a blockage…

Working with Spoken Word Poetry in theatrical work

Theatre is one of the most powerful storytelling mediums in the arts. Whether through the script, or through the performance, theatre has a magical way of getting ideas across to…