TENT! is a multimedia interactive artwork in a city centre office block, responding to current crises around immigration and homelessness. It is part installation, part performance, and part discussion, lasting four hours during which the audience can drop in at any time, creating some individual and intimate experiences, as well as group conversations ‘around the campfire’, in this unusual tent city.
After a successful performance as part of Liverpool's LightNight, TENT! will be reshaped and redeveloped in collaboration with Hope Street’s 2016 Emerging Artists, with totally new installations and performances.
Roisin Fletcher - director, Laura Lomax - designer, and Luke Thomas -composer, met during the Emerging Artists Programme in 2014 and will be leading the new cohort of artists in this exciting one day only performance!
LARA (Liverpool Asylum Seekers and Refugees Association) will be joining us again with ‘conversations around the camp fire’, and the event is part of FESTIVAL 31, Liverpool’s official festival, celebrating arts and culture from refugee communities and creating discourse around the refugee experience.
When will it happen?
Thursday 23rd June
5:30pm - 9:30pm (drop in at any time)
Hope Street Ltd
(4th Floor) 76-78 Lord Street,
Who is it open to?
Everyone! It is a free event, although there will be a donation box dedicated to a local charity. The venue is fully accessible.
Hope Street Ltd sees families as an important part of its audience and meets the criteria of Family Arts Standards.
Hope Street Ltd is the founding member of COoL - a diverse collective of key arts organisations in Liverpool: championing the arts; changing perceptions; creating possibilities.
Hope Street Ltd is a company limited by guarantee: 2274170 (England) and a registered charity: 327870.
Hope Street Ltd would like to thank Business in the Arts:North West, through whose Better Board Bank programme Martin Bocking, Zik Omope of Ziko Associates, Andrew Taylor of The TPS Group and Mark Leech of Bruntwood have joined the board.