Text/Action/Landscape: Connections and Processes in the Work of Forced Entertainment

Date:27 January 2006
Time:0.00 pm

First in a series of public seminars entitled Performance Interventions, hosted by the Centre for the Advanced Study of Contemporary Performance Practice (CASCPP)

Speaker: Tim Etchells, The Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster University(Tim Etchells is currently a Creative Fellow in the Performing Arts (AHRC)in Lancaster Institute of the Contemporary Arts.)

Abstract: Artistic Director of Forced Entertainment Tim Etchells will give an illustrated talk about his work with the company over a twenty-one year period. With particular emphasis on the use of text, its relation to action and to the idea of landscape both on stage and in the world, Etchells will discuss urban site-specific projects such as Nights In This City, recent theatre performances such as The Travels, Bloody Mess and his own autbio-graphical solo Words & Pictures, as well as giving an overview of the processes and approaches used by the group in creating new performances.

Event website:http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/lica

Further Information

Organising departments and research centres:Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
  • The LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK