EXTREMISM PLAY: A NEW PLAY AT THEATRE PECKHAM
Extremism play at Theatre Peckham from the 5th November – 23 November 2019 “A play about fear, friendship and the creeping polarisation of our society. Join us in the classroom and pull up a seat.” Extremism By Anders Lustgarten Why is it wrong to want to feel safe? The police just took Jamal away. Because Miss Tomlinson called them. Because she had to. Because of Prevent, and now all that’s left is a shell-shocked class. A play about fear, friendship and the creeping polarisation of our society. Join us in the classroom and pull up a seat. First produced by NT Connections (2017) Directed by Suzann McLean Designed by Emma Wee A mix of matinee and evening performances. An optional post-performance discussion will follow. Read More >>
Politics and personal experience combine in the films of Imran Perretta. The son of a Bangladeshi mother and an Italian father, he grew up in South London in a political landscape shaped by the Islamaphobic “war on terror” in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. His work reflects his acute awareness of the ways in which state aggression is enacted on young men of colour. Read More >>
There Is No Alternative
The Showroom presents There Is No Alternative, a new commission by UK-born Athens-based artist Navine G. Khan-Dossos. There Is No Alternative is a performative, durational installation combining live painting, a research archive, and a series of workshops, talks, and events open to the public. The project, Khan-Dossos’ first in a UK public institution, features her on-going research into the complex context of the UK government’s development of pre-crime and surveillance policies, questioning the politics of representation and the positioning of care that the strategies around those policies generate. Read More >>
P-P-P-Prevent – Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan
P-P-P-Prevent, a new alliterative poem performed as a support act to Lowkey at his London album launch. Shout-out to all the scholars, educators and practitioners whose work fed into this one.