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World War 1 Shorts

Does it Matter?

28 July 2014

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Oh! What a Lovely Lovely Ward – Katherine Araniello

Oh! What a Lovely Lovely Ward replaces sentimentality towards the wounded and disabled in favour of an image of disability that is playful, absurd, non-PC and positive. In a masterful recrea

Soldiering On – Jez Colborne

Learning-disabled people don’t go to war. Not officially anyway. Not nowadays. They are the ones left behind. Composer and musician Jez Colborne is seduced by the pomp and ceremony surroundi

Resemblance – Claire Cunningham

A solo performance created around the act of assembling (and disassembling) a crutch in the manner of a soldier assembling his gun. Enacting a ritual that mirrors the act of creating a weapo

Breathe Nothing of Slaughter – Tony Heaton

The war memorial, a potent symbol, often heroic, enduring, Adonis-like bodies waving flags or in prayerful repose, in glory. These sculptural objects hold a prominent place in our civic life

“The sculptor has endeavoured to conceive a memorial that shall breathe nothing of slaughter, but only of duty fulfilled.”

Pamphlet on the unveiling of the Burnley War Memorial, 1926

Ghosts – Simon Mckeown

A cast of disabled veterans from across the spectrum of World War One awake and prepare for the day ahead. Set in a landscape filled with the artefacts and objects of war, the characters dre

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