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Surfacing

Start date: 1 May 2024
End date: 2 May 2024
Location: Grand Theatre Studio
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Asylum Arts presents a breath-taking new thriller examining hallucinations, neurodivergence, and the state of mental health care. What if you came up for air and the world you knew was gone? NHS therapist Luc is fine. Honest. Sheโ€™s definitely not overwhelmed by meeting Owen, a new client, definitely not freaked out by what sheโ€™s started seeing, definitely doesnโ€™t think her reality has been punctured and something else is leaking in. Surfacing uses creative captioning, haunting music and motion sensor technology to create responsive light and sound, evoking a very real and lived experience of disassociation.

Reclaim Blackpool - Mapping Sexual Harrasment
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    Antonia Charlesworth Stack is a journalist and editor from Blackpool. She was deputy editor of Big Issue North magazine and is editor of Blackpool Social Club. Antonia is also the founder of Reclaim Blackpool, a women's safety campaign that began life as an article she wrote for Blackpool Social Club. She's a contributing author to the Lancashire Stories anthology with her story about a Blackpool performer, The Call of The Sea. The book is available for free in libraries across the county.