Dates

Please click on the links below for more info on the performances and venues:

Upcoming in 2017

Cruising for Art
24 June
Tate Britain – Queer and Now
with Season Butler, Rachel Mars, Vida, Sarah Stranger, Owen Parry, Miles Coote, Andrew Martin Lee, Eirini Kartsaki and Catherine Long

Fun with Cancer Patients
2-5 November
21st Century of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
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Previously

2017

Normal: What is it Good For
25 May
Sexuality Summer School, Manchester University
Performance Dialogue with Liz Carr

The Sick of the Fringe Welcome Event
1 March
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide
Featuring performances by Brian Lobel, A Benefits Assessor + Renee Lim

THE SICK OF THE FRINGE
17-19 February
London – Wellcome Collection, Conway Hall, Camden People’s Theatre and The Place
An overwhelming, brilliant festival featuring some of the most exciting, relevant and innovative performers we’ve met over the last two years in Edinburgh. With new commissions, workshops, talks, performances – it is going to be an absolutely amazing weekend of performances about illness, health, well-being, disability, the body. COME!

THERE IS A LIGHT: BRIGHTLIGHT
8-10 March, 21 March, 9 April
Manchester, Brighton, Liverpool, London, Oxford
Contact Young Company, in Collaboration with BRIGHTLIGHT create a new show about young adult cancer care, directed by Adura Onashile, with project direction by me. Supported by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award.

Performing Vulnerable Bodies
28 January
Hanover
A talk for the Dramaturgische Gesselschaft

2016

Keynote at 1st Annual AYA (Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer) Global Conference
5-7 December
Edinburgh

Find Your Sense of Tumour
November 2016
Annual Session with Teenage Cancer Patients

Sept-November
A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer by Bryony Kimmings, Tom Parkinson and Brian Lobel

A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer
A Complicite Associates co-production with the National Theatre in association with HOME Manchester. Book by Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel. Music by Tom Parkinson. Lyrics by Bryony Kimmings. Directed by Bryony Kimmings.
Manchester, HOME
20 – 24 Sept 2016
Exeter, Northcott
28 Sept – 2 Oct 2016
London, National Theatre
14 Oct – 29 Nov 2016

 

August
The Sick of the Fringe Returns. Events throughout the entire month.
Hold My Hand and We’re Halfway There at Forest Fringe (10 Year Anniversary Season)

30 July
CLUELESS* (in collaboration with Figs in Wigs & Annette Braun)
Duckie, London

16-17 July
24 Italian Songs & Arias, made in collaboration with Gweneth Ann Rand, George Reynolds, and many others.
Latitude Festival, Henham Park

9-10 July
Purge
Southbank Centre, London

July
Leading Workshops at Gessnerallee, Zurich and Dirty Deal Teatro, Riga.

12-19 June
Fun with Cancer Patients in Kanazawa – Research Exchange
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Supported by the Great British Sasakawa Foundation

16 May
24 Italian Songs & Arias (Pitch Presentation)
caravan Showcase, Brighton

27 April
Purge
Colchester Arts Centre

29 March – 3 April
Purge
Malthouse, Melbourne
Part of the Melbourne Comedy Festival

24-25 March
Purge
NUS Arts Festival, Singapore

6 March (and 7-9 March in people’s homes throughout Sydney)
You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me
All About Women Festival, Sydney Opera House

14 March 
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Seymour Centre, University of Sydney
Co-presented by the Centre for Values and Ethics in Medicine, School of Public Health and the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies

17 March
Purge
Auckland, New Zealand (details posted soon!)

17-28 February
Performances of Purge, featuring Marcy Dolapo Oni and Gideon Okeke. Workshops at UniLag/MediLag
Lagos Theatre Festival, Lagos

12 February
Cruising for Art, Helsinki
Collaboration with Tanssin Talo, featuring Yoko Ishiguro, Mamoru Iriguchi, Katy Baird, Laura Pietalainen, Anneli Kanninen, Sonya Lindfors, Katja Koukkula, Kaari Martin, Jussi ‘Focus’ Sirviö, Jussi Väänänen, Jouka Valkama, Tuomas Juntunen, and DJ Collective Le Persé.

28-29 November
‘Let Me Hear Your Body Talk’ Workshops
HOME, Manchester

19 November
Artist Thinking & Breakout Workshop
engage Conference, Glasgow

12 November
24 Italian Songs & Arias
Shortlisted for Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Prize (supported by Barbican)
Crush Room @ Royal Opera House, London

2-3 October
The Lehman Brothers and Other Underwhelming Lovers
(or, No One Would Fuck Them So They Fucked Everyone)
part of Love Letters to a (Post-)Europe
BIOS, Athens

9-10 October
You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me
Hotel Obscura, Vienna

Sept-October
Working (It) Out – with Catherine Long
DIY Workshop looking at group workouts, participation and marginalised bodies.

25-27 August
You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me
Forest Fringe, Edinburgh
A featured performance at the British Council Showcase

3-30 August
The Sick of The Fringe
A major new initiative which I’ve created with Tracy Gentles, commissioned by Wellcome Trust, and featuring the participation of amazing performers, artists, medics and scientists including Liz Carr, Simon McBurney, Bryony Kimmings, Tim Grayburn, Ria Hartley, Emma Franklin, Laura Dannequin, and more. Stay tuned for more details.

21-30 July
Grinding Thoughts – with Catherine Long
Part of Choreodrome, Work in Progress Series
The Place, London

19 July
Cancer Death Match – with Holestar
Latitude Festival, Suffolk

5 July
Questioning Cancer
Find Your Sense of Tumour Conference – CentreParks

15-27 June
A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer: A Musical
Work-in-progress development with Bryony Kimmings & Tom Parkinson
Produced by Complicite, Supported by Wellcome Trust

9 June
Making Waves, Causing Controversy
Presenting on ‘So High, So Low’ a new documentary project
Sheffield Documentary Festival
Panel features Jon Snow, Ingville Charlotte Giske, Teresa Camou Guerrero

5 June
On Going On: Sustaining Life in Theatre
Birkbeck, London

27 May
Four Thought, BBC Radio 4
Listen here.

2 May
An Appreciation
Mr. Ms. Mx. Festival, Frascati, Amsterdam
Read a response from Simone Van Sarloos (in Dutch) here.

Artists on Art & Provocation
Panel with Dries Verhoeven, Tinkebell, and Florentina Holzinger

7-10 April
Purge (Stage Show & Installation)
Off-Center, Fusebox Festival, Austin
w/Installation created by Kymberlie Charles & Jeff Mills
Read a response from Purge performer Jeff Mills here.

6 April
An Appreciation
INdustry Night: Fusebox Festival, Austin

26 March
What the Treat Meant
Irongmongers Spa, London

20 March
What the Treat Meant
Buzzcut, Glasgow

18 March
Sex, Cancer & Cocktails
Sick Festival! Brighton
Read a Review of SC&C here.

15-25 March
Fun with Cancer Patients 
(Im)Possible Futures, Ghent

9 March
Sex, Cancer & Cocktails
Collaboration with Professor Jackie Stacey, Dr. Ali Mears, Beth McCann
Sick! Festival, Manchester

6-7 March
Ruach
Forest Fringe @ The Place, London

26-28 February
Intensive Cancer University (ICU)
London

22 January
Purge
LAB, Leeds

12 January
Hold My Hand and We’re Halfway There
European Creative Hubs Forum, Lisbon

2014

18 December
Naked Boys Reading: The Holidays (Guest Curator)
Roundhouse Studio

4-6 & 11-13 December
Cruising for Art
Wellcome Trust Institute of Sexology
Featuring Owen Parry, Season Butler, Mamoru Iriguchi, Katy Baird, Taylan Halici and Catherine Long + Dinis Machado

29 November
Turkey Lurkey Time
Duckie Saturday Night, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London

 22 November
You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me
Compass Festival of Live Art, Leeds
22 November
You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me (Installation)
Dialogue Festival, Ovalhouse, London

15-16 November
Love Letters & Lehman Brothers
Library of Birmingham

31 October – 2 November
Hold My Hand and We’re Halfway There
Forest Fringe at New Visions Festival, Hong Kong 

23-25 October
You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me
Ovalhouse, London

15 October
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Otter Gallery, Chichester

26 Sept-Nov
Fun with Cancer Patients Exhibition
Otter Gallery, University of Chichester

28 August
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Cabaret Crawl – hosted by Brian Lobel, with performances by Manila von Teeze, Faniswa Yisa, Buhlebezwe Siwani, Season Butler and Jezzy Belle
Cape Town Live Art Festival

7 August
You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me
Forest Fringe, Edinburgh

3 August
You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me
Steakhouse Live at Hackney Wicked Festival, the Yard Theatre, London

20 July
You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me
Latitude Festival, Suffolk

 24-26 June
You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me, You have to forgive me
and I couldn’t help but wonder…
Add-Wood Festival @ Purex, Lisbon

6 June
Purge
Pulse14, New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

29 May
I began to wonder
Bourgeois & Maurice‘s Shindig @ Ace Hotel, London

Throughout May
Performr – Premiere of New, App-Based 1-to-1 Encounters Series
Curated by Brian Lobel and Pink Fringe featuring Nomy Lamm, Scottee, Stacy Makishi, Root Experience, Steve Nice.
Supported by Arts Council England and Brighton & Hove City Council

14-18 May
Mourning Glory Trilogy
Brighton Dome for Brighton Festival

18 May
Purge – part of Mourning Glory Trilogy
Brighton Dome Studio, Brighton

11-13 May
Purge
caravan Showcase, Brighton

8-11 May
Purge
AUAWIRLEBAN, Bern, Switzerland

25-27 April
You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me, You Have to Forgive Me
Buzzcut, Glasgow
24 April
‘Ben & Jerry’s Ruined My Life’ Guest Waiter
Hunt & Darton Cafe at Kings Cross, London
17 April
An Appreciation
Hamburger Queen, RVT, London
9 April
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Harvard Medical School, Boston
5 April
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
New York Academy of Medicine, NYC

21 March
‘Before I go…’ Guest Waiter Performance
Hunt & Darton Cafe at SICK Festival, Brighton

12-16 March
Carpe Minuta Prima and Purge
Infecting the City Festival, Cape Town

8 March
Georgia’s O – with Olga Raciborska
Traumfrau and Pink Fringe at The Russell, Brighton

1 March
Schmug – with Susannah Hewlett and Steve Nice
Home Live Art’s Alternative Village Fete at Royal Holloway, Egham

22 February
I couldn’t help but wonder… (SATC Tribute)
Duckie, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London

15 February
Cruising for Art – featuring Tui’s Nail Bar, Harry Clayton-Wright, Andrew Mitchelson, Gia Mitchell, Tom Parkinson, Eirini Kartsaki, and more…
Vogue Fabrics, London

9 January
Purge
Kakiseni, Kuala Lumpur

13-15 December
Love Letters & Lehman Brothers
Frascati, Amsterdam

11 December
Mourning Glory talk
Queen Mary, University of London

8 November
Purge
Canada Water Culture Space, London

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3 November
Ruach
JCC London

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2 November
Purge
JCC London

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23-27 October
Performance at Counterpulse, San Francisco, USA
Part of Forest Fringe Microfestival, I’ll be collaborating with SF artist Nomy Lamm and showing my own performance work, supported by University of Chichester

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7 September – 6 October
Fun with Cancer Patients
mac, Birmingham 
Part of Fierce Festival 2013

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26-28 September
Cruising for Art
ANTI Festival, Kuopio, Finland

Featuring the work of Season Butler, Luke Pell, Stacy Makishi and Owen Parry

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3-5 October
Carpe Minuta Prima
WoW Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, USA

Created with Christina Aushana and Sean Estelle

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5 October
Cruising for Art
Recyclart and Brigittines for Nuit Blanche/White Night, Brussels, Belgium

Featuring the work of Mamoru Iriguchi, Johanna Linsley, Figs in Wigs, Owen Parry, Isabelle Bats, Gaetan Rusquet, Harold Offeh, and more…

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5 October
An Appreciation & Schmug (Documentation)
The Last Supper @ The Basement, Brighton

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16-25 August – Forest Fringe:
Love Letters & Lehman Brothers (installation) – 16-20 August
Or Else Your Friends Will have To Do it – 16-20 August
Purge – 22-25 August (booking now open, limited capacity)

Whilst up in Edinburgh, I was part of a few very exciting events including pitching my work to international delegates as part of the British Council Showcase, speaking onPerforming Medicine work at Palace of Holyroodhouse (in the throne room!), and was also a guest waiter, making s’mores and serving lunch in heels at the also amazing Hunt & Darton Café.  The podcast I recorded for Fuel’s While You Wait Series (entitled Waiting… for a Cancer Diagnosis) also was released on 22 August, so keep an eye and ear out for it.

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10 August
HORA
Flint in Ashley Farm, Salisbury

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8-9 August
Purge
Battersea Arts Centre

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6 August
Mourning Glory
A talk on Purge and Love Letters & Lehman Brothers
Royal Vauxhall Tavern
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28 June
Purge 
Performance Studies International
Stanford University, Palo Alto

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3-7 July
Carpe Minuta Prima
San Diego Fringe Festival
Supported by La Jolla Playhouse (will be repeated at LJP in October)

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12-14 July
Purge and Hold My Hand and We’re Halfway There 
Santarcangelo Festival, Italy

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18-21 July
Purge
Latitude Festival, Suffolk

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24 May
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Victory Gardens, Chicago
Part of the Bodies of Work Festival

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17 May
Schmug – a collaboration with Steve Nice and Susannah Hewlett
Wellcome Collection, London

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8 May
Purge 

Cambridge Junction

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3-5 May
Ruach
GIFT Festival, Gateshead

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24-27 April
Carpe Minuta Prima

Fusebox Festival – Austin, Texas

with Forest Fringe. Supported by the British Council

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19 April
Scrub
FRINGE! Film Festival
School of Fringe, Hackney, London

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6 April
Purge
Maison des Arts de Creteil (MAC) for EXIT Festival.
Paris

Translated by Chloe Dechery.

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29 March
Ruach
Marlborough Theatre, Brighton

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23 March, 4pm – 10pm
Hold My Hand and We’re Halfway There
London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
British Film Institute, London

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9 March, 9pm
Purge
Contact, Manchester
Part of Flying Solo 2013

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1 March
Double Bill:
Purge, 7.30pm & Ruach, 9pm
Camden People’s Theatre
Part of SPRINT 2013

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28 February
Purge
Showroom, Chichester

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24 February
Schmoozing for Art for Jewish Book Week – with Jonathan Kemp, Season Butler, Sophie Robinson and Julian Fox
Kings Hall, London

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19 February
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Southampton University School of Medicine

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16 February
Cruising for Art
with Season Butler, Mehmet Sander, LOW PROFILE, ______ & Parry, Luke Pell, Katy Baird, Catherine Hoffman, Sharon Husbands, Lucy Fizz, Stacy Makishi, and Mamoru Iriguchi.
In Between Time, Bristol

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12-16 February
Carpe Minuta Prima
with Yoko Ishiguro
part of TPAM at Bank Art, Yokohama

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7-10 February
Hold My Hand and We’re Halfway There
Scala Cinema, Bangkok
part of Forest Fringe’s Live at The Scala, supported by the British Council

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18-19 January
Purge
Beursschouwburg, Brussels
with installation by Isabelle Bats

 

Performances in 2012

5 December
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Colchester Arts Centre

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18 November
Let Me Hear Your Body Talk (Workshop)
Shoreditch Town Hall – for Clod Ensemble

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6 November
Purge
Vooruit, Ghent

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29 October
Love Letter & Lehman Brothers Presentation
Jewish Art Salon

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24 October
Purge
Rose Theatre, Ormskirk

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6 October
Hold My Hand and We’re Halfway There
Recyclart for White Nights, Brussels

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23 September
An Appreciation
Manchester Museum of Science and Industry

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4 September
Purge
Small Projects, Tromso

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2 September
Carpe Minuta Prima Workshop
Ptarmigan, Tallin

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29-31 August
Carpe Minuta Prima
Art Kiosk, Helsinki

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25 August
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Bluecoat, Liverpool for DaDa Festival

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9-12 August
Purge, Hora, An Appreciation, American Cheeze and Sometimes I Go Out By Myself
Summerworks, Toronto

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28 July
Stalled
Rio Cinema

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26  July
Ruach
LAB, Leeds

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13-15 July
HORA and American Cheeze
Latitude

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6 July
Purge
Rich Mix

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28-30 June
Carpe Minuta Prima
PSi Leeds

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22 June
Characters
Live Art UK Meeting at BAC

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17 June
Schmoozing for Art
Camden Arts Centre for JCC London

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14 June
love, Self- and Scrub
Tragallan, London

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16 June
American Cheeze
Hayward Gallery, London

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6-8 June
Ruach
Ovalhouse, London

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29-31 May
American Cheeze, Stalled, Too Soon (with Season Butler)
Purex, Lisbon for Add-Wood Festival

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19 May
Guest Waiter
Hunt & Darton Cafe, Cambridge

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5-6 May
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer, HORA, Scrub & Weekend Hosting
Cambridge Junction for SAMPLED Festival

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14 April
Too Soon (with Season Butler)
Duckie, London

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4 April
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Edinburgh Science Festival, Edinburgh

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29 March
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Marlborough Theatre, Brighton

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24 March
Cruising for Art with Mamoru Iriguchi, Lois Weaver, Stacy Makishi, Season Butler, Mitch & Parry, Katy Baird, Figs In Wigs, Harold Offeh
BFI, London

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20 March
BALL
St. Bartholomew’s  Hospital, London

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18 March
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Camden People’s Theatre for SPRINT Festival

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7-8 March
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Contact, Manchester

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3 March
Purge (Keynote Talk)
Leeds University

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1 March
HORA
Southampton Solent University

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25 February
HORA
BLOP (Bristol Live Art Platform), Arnolfini, Bristol

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14 February
BALL
Southampton University Medical School

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11 February
BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer
Embrace Arts, Leicester