Serafina Lee

ARTICLES BY Serafina Lee

Macbeth @ The Loco Klub ★★

Opera in a Box's adaptation of Verdi's seminal 'Macbeth' is a comedic yet ultimately shallow rendition of a richly evocative opera. Focusing on the promenade experience at the expense of character complexity, the production is accessible yet simplistic.
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Drip Drip Drip @ The Wardrobe Theatre ★★★★★

'Drip Drip Drip' is a truly moving piece exploring the everyday hardships immigrants face not only trying to reach Britain but also once established as British citizens.
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‘We need to stop thinking about women’s writing as small or domestic’: in conversation with feminist journalist Sian Norris

Epigram talks to feminist journalist Sian Norris, the founder of the UK’s first all-woman literature festival here in Bristol. The festival broadens our understanding of literary tradition, giving a voice to the historically voiceless. contemporary issues facing women writers today.
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Contrast: a visual essay

Crimson neon signs, a snowy Mount Etna, a stark Australian landscape. 'Contrast: a visual essay' is a collection of photographs by Niki Northcott and Serafina Lee surrounding 'the state of being strikingly different'.
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Undercover Christmas Club @ The Wardrobe Theatre ★★★★

Riddlestick Theatre’s Christmas show emanates energy. The troupe are expert storytellers, delivering their strange spins on traditional tales and tropes. They are all united by one aim: keep Christmas alive in Puritan England.
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AMRA @ Spike Island ★★★★★

AMRA is a one-off audiovisual collaboration between Paul Purgas and Imran Perretta, exploring South Asian identity through amorphous echoing sound, archival disruption and analogue media. The experimental night also featured artists Abbas Zahedi, Tadleeh and DJ EC RYDER.
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Anne Carson: an introduction to one of the greatest living poets

In connection with Meriç’s Algün’s spectacular solo exhibition, ‘Day Craving Night’, Spike Island ran a panel event, 'Finding the Edge: The Writing of Anne Carson’ discussing the oeuvre of one of Algün’s major artistic influences.
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AMRA preview @ Spike Island: in conversation with Imran Perretta and Paul Purgas

Ahead of the audiovisual collaboration 'AMRA' at Spike Island on the 29th of November, Epigram talks to artists Paul Purgas and Imran Perretta. 'AMRA' is an experimental collaboration, incorporating live performance fused with electronic sound and analogue media, exploring South Asian identity.
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