Well, I've been wanting to keep the FP team and members abreast of our experiment in creating interactive, installed extended voice work for children, Uluzuzulalia. We've just emerged from a few weeks of R & D and had some really useful feedback on the work. It is an attempt to put my manifesto - both video and written - into action in the 'work-for-children' paradigm. If you would like to have a look at the end result of the work, check out our just-edited trailer at…Continue
Calling all artists/producers/programmers! We want your One Minute Video Manifesto on Making Art for Children. Have a look at the 3 Video Manifestos posted on the videos page, and following the brief set out below film your own and upload it there. We want to start a conversation about art for children, to inspire other brilliant artists - those who usually make work for children and especially those who don't/won't - to make excellent work for children and to share their art with…Continue
Posted by Samantha Butler on October 10, 2012 at 17:42
Notes from the discussion in the artists/makers group - these are the views of the group, not of Fevered Sleep.
"What We Want From Producers & Programmers & Venues"
More opportunities to see more work, and more international work.
Someone who can make it happen, and who doesn't start by identifying the problems.
Hard interrogation at every opportunity.
Partners, simply. And for potential partners to think about working more…Continue
Posted by Fevered Sleep on October 12, 2012 at 10:01
We want Artist's to:
Be as ambitious with your work for children as you are with your adult work
Have the ability to put ego aside and be open to learning and collaboration during the creation process
Be open to changing the structure of touring work e.g. to offer workshops and residencies ahead of tour weeks
Create more work for the outdoors
Think BIG and create work for the large scale and main stages
Be open to debate image and title of work with…Continue
Posted by Ellie Hartwell on October 23, 2012 at 9:48
I'm doing a little research into what it is that makes a parent book to see a mid scale family show. I'm interested to know what would hook them, why they would take the risk - and many do see going…Continue
Started by Samantha Butler Mar 5.
It is common practice to negotiate the use of photo and video footage before starting a project involving children.Which other means of documentation do you seek approval for from project partners/…Continue
Started by Anna Rosenfelder. Last reply by Anna Rosenfelder Nov 23, 2012.
So here are some thoughts I have been having about why we should rethink touring into schools, there is a 'how' to match this 'why', but it's early days. I would love to talk to more people about…Continue
Started by Allegra Galvin Oct 11, 2012.
I just returned from Birmingham where I was delivering dance workshops for year 2/3 children. Had a hurried conversation with a wonderful teacher about all the government initiatives in drama and…Continue
Started by Samantha Butler. Last reply by Allegra Galvin Oct 11, 2012.
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