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Marianne Maxwell – Mothership

Marianne Maxwell - Mothership

ICE fellow Marianne Maxwell is currently on his placement in Turkey. She has set up a blog, which you can follow here. This is a post she wrote on the 11th August, following a meeting with an Istanbul-based theatre company called Dot. — My meeting is in a part of town I’ve not been to read more…

Dougie Irvine – Structure and Chaos Too

Dougie Irvine - Structure and Chaos Too

ICE fellow Dougie Irvine is currently on his placement in Brazil. He’s a writing a blog over here. This is his latest post, in which he discusses protest, politics, theatre and structure. Among other things. __ “If you’re tee-total, you’ll come back an alcoholic and if you’re married, you’ll come back a single man!” These read more…

Finding your place & the ICE fellowship

Finding your place & the ICE fellowship

Jack Nissan is currently on his ICE placement in Beijing. This piece was originally posted on his blog 3 Months in China (along with a few more photographs), where you can read more about Jack’s experiences. // I’m quite prone to being swept up in the moment and coming out with wildly enthusiastic comments, and read more…

Taking Contemporary Dance to Public Spaces

Taking Contemporary Dance to Public Spaces

Janis Claxton is currently in China on her ICE placement. Before leaving, she wrote this piece for Public Art Scotland – a reflection on leadership and making work for the public realm. // In 2008 over a two week period 36,000 people visited Edinburgh Zoo. A huge proportion of these visitors witnessed a sited dance read more…

Amble Skuse in China: Part 1

Amble Skuse in China: Part 1

As part of her ICE fellowship, Amble Skuse spent a few weeks in Beijing in early 2013. Here she talks about working as an artist, being ill with ME and the impact of ICE on her practice. // This explorative trip to Beijing has acted as a focus, there’s something about moving from the earth to the read more…