Projects

TellYours2018

Category: Training

A DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR EMERGING STORYTELLERS FROM PLACES OTHER THAN HERE. Do you enjoy telling stories and have some experience of performance? Are you a 1st, 2nd or 3rd generation migrant? Do you want to reimagine and perform myths, folklore and …

UniVerse

Category: Events

In this humorous and spellbinding performance, Irish storyteller Clare Murphy ventures into the liminal space between myth and science, merging deities, physics and cosmology in a playful exploration of the beginnings of the universe. She will take you …

The Magic of the Nights

Category: Productions

In partnership with Chirine El Ansary and Marina Warner this storytelling commission looked at The One Thousand and One Nights and asked: how did the relationship between the East and the West change when 18th century Europe chose science over magic? A …

Awake & Asleep

Category: Events, Productions

A partnership between the Magic, Language and Society’s network at Surrey university, Treadwell’s Bookshop ad Filotico Arts, this site specific play is set in a Bloomsbury bookshop, London. 1929. In Jessica Burgess’s Awake & Asleep a group of write …

Stories in Libraries

Category: Events

Focusing on tales from African and Caribbean folklore, Jan Blake’s stories introduced Write Idea Festival’s audiences to shape-shifters, lovers, wise women, foolish men and cunning animals. This was a free event, programmed by Filotico Arts as part of …

TellYours 2016

Category: Training

#TellYours is a storyteller development programme aimed at diversifying the stories we hear and the voices of those who tell them. It focuses on developing 8 storytellers a year interested in reimagining and performing myths, folklore and fairy tales. …

Warburg Institute Conference

Category: Events

In 2014 I programmed and organised a conference exploring ideas of spirit possession in contemporary visual art. So we partnered up with the Warburg Institute and invited speakers from some of the most prestigious universities across the world, from Ba …

Abraxas Journal

Category: Productions

Abraxas Journal was a high-quality printed journal exploring the crossovers between art and magic. In my two and a half year at Abraxas I led on production, engagement and marketing, effectively doubling production, creating and nurturing partnerships …

The Veil of Dreams

Category: Productions

In 2014 I co-produced The Veil of Dreams, a collaborative multi-media venture by Jesse Bransford and Max Razdow. Coming together for over a year, the project is based on Norse mythology and folklore that manifested in the artists’ dreams. After employi …

I:MAGE Festival

Category: Events

In 2014 I co-curated, organised and run a 2-week art festival celebrating and exploring spirituality in contemporary visual culture. Artists, speakers and performers came from New York, Moscow, Rome, Amsterdam, France and San Francisco and form institu …