From a field of 299 applications, Blast Theory’s Creative Team was one of 30 selected for the R&D phase of Festival UK* 2022.
Making the best of a bad situation, we will work with Bianca remotely through November and December.
Karen will be profiled by Impact festival, organised by Théâtre de Liège this month.
We’re excitedly preparing for a new version of one of our favourite Blast Theory works.
This year we’re redeveloping one of our most celebrated works and we need your help to test out the new version.
Interactive storytelling in Karen. Read more.
Digital gifting to help those unable to visit public spaces. Read more.
In response to the Black Lives Matter movement we have reviewed our equality action plan, with a commitment for it to always be publicly visible and available for scrutiny and comment.
Taking a look at the intersection of art, science and technology in our recent work on infectious diseases. Find out more.
‘Spit Spreads Death: The Parade’ wins first prize for ‘Video, Film, Animation, & Live Media Or Digital Performance’.
In response to the Black Lives Matter movement we have reviewed our work on racism and inequality, and agreed upon three immediate actions we will take to try and improve our own practices, and the impact we can have on the experiences of others we interact with. Our goal with these three actions is to be practical, specific and nuanced. Read more.
A Cluster of 17 Cases will be part of a new exhibition examining the history of infectious diseases and their effects on people’s lives up to today’s Coronavirus.
This month the full Spit Spreads Death: Parade film is available to watch online for the first time.
Watch: WHO expert Dr Mike Ryan is leading the fight against COVID-19
12th March 2020
In the current climate of fear and uncertainty around COVID-19 and the misinformation and fake news which can distort our understanding of the spread of the virus, we wanted to share our work on infectious disease, in the hope that it can offer some insight into past cases of infection; the way public health officials respond and the personal stories at the heart of such tragedies.
Samra Mayanja is a Leeds based artist working in film and performance.
Plastic Tiger Factory: James Shreeve
While 2019 felt like a tough year across the globe, one thing that filled us with pure joy was having James Shreeve intern with us for three months.
Gift is at the Museum of Applied Art from 23 January – 30 September 2020. Find out more.
‘Rider Spoke’ will be exhibited at Barcelona’s iconic Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona until May 2020 for #GameplayCCCB. Read more.
Over four hundred people walked in the parade to honour the thousands who died in the 1918-19 flu pandemic. Now open at Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum.
17 unsuspecting people checked in to the 9th floor of the Metropole Hotel on the night of 21st February 2003.
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