Nest at the Herbert Play Exhibition

Thanks to support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, for the next three months we’ll be in residence at The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum poking at, exploring and building new play experiences to accompany their major summer exhibition. We’ll be leading events and workshops as well as building a series of new pieces of work in the galleries, corridors, staircases and, well, everywhere!

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We’re Hiring! General Manager

Things are getting busier and busier here at Ludic Rooms towers and we are on the hunt for a new member of staff to join our team as General Manager. Do you have a passion for the arts and participation? Have you got a keen eye for dotting i's and crossing t's? We...

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We’re Hiring! Digital Workshop Assistants

We are just about to start the great big new MI:lab project with Warwick Arts Centre and we need some fabulous new people to help deliver the workshop programme. There's a link to the job ad below after some more details. Please share (and apply!) The role is 'Digital...

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Pro Juventute Spielfestival 2018

Anne and Dom will be in the Swiss city of Biel/Bienne this May to showcase some of last year’s Open Citizens work in Coventry. We’ll be among an international group of researchers, practitioners and professionals aiming to “help deepen the discussion about the role of play in urban development processes” for the Pro Juventute Spielfestival from May 25th-26th.

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Make it Reel 2018

Make it Reel is a multimedia summer school for young people interested in film, acting and music. You’ll work and play for a week alongside a team of creative professionals from different disciplines (led by us!) to craft a media-rich live performance for one of the largest arts centres in the UK.

Mon 6th – Fri 10th August 2018

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Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses of data – PIPS:lab at Warwick Arts Centre

On Friday we hosted Amsterdam company PIPS:lab as part of our ‘Random String’ programme at Warwick Arts Centre. In this guest post, Mark Hancock offers his reflections…

“Shadows in the Clouds, the show PIPS:lab performed on the night, looks at how willing we are to surrender our data. In this case, our visual data. With volunteers from the audience, they used motion capture cameras and scanners to capture body shapes, colours and micro-performance elements of the volunteers. These were then used to fashion a short sci-fi film as the final performance of the evening…We aren’t here for the latest Marvel blockbuster. It’s the interaction and the humour of working live that engages the audience, not the awe and shock of CGI.”

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