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    MNAN: Who Defines Socially Engaged Practice? With Josh Coates

    May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


    In late 2019, Josh Coates made the decision to change up his practice. He wanted to work in a more socially engaged way. Then a pandemic hit. Over the last 4 years, he has explored what socially engaged practice means within his work, and what it means to the communities, organisations and people he creates with. During this session, Josh will share his experiences and examples of previous work, which are helping him to define and explore what socially engaged practice actually is.

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    About Josh Coates
    Josh Coates (he/him) is a theatre maker and community organiser based in Liverpool. He makes work with people about people, giving space for stories to be told in experimental and experiential forms for audiences. He uses autobiography and the gut reactions to political events, and mixes them with popular culture to create a distinctive personal style. When he’s not in a rehearsal room, he works with Homebaked Community Land Trust in Anfield, creating events that bring neighbours together for a chat over a brew.

    He has set fire to a backyard DIY theatre and watched the world burn with a set of polar bears with Powder Keg, which he was a founding member of. He has collaborated with Blast Theory, Belarus Free Theatre and Dan Bye and was a supported artist at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. He has taken part in residences at HAU, Berlin, Theatre Nowy, Warsaw and his most recent show Sunday Morning, a digital walking tour of the internet, was seen by audiences in Sweden, Germany and USA. Follow Josh online at @j_jcoates

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    May 30
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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