I’ve been swooping
into The Southbank centre this past week. Now that the show at The Lyric is up and running I can at least
get back. I’ve been away but that doesn’t mean I
have not been active as Southbank Centre artist in residence, quite the
opposite. My book which came out last year and the play which is running at
time of writing would not have happened (all over the past six months) without the residency.
In that writing is an internal process
my residency is as much about not being visible as it is about being visible.
So on Monday I met up with recently engaged Lucy Macnab and I caught up on our various ongoing projects which are going swimmingly. Last
week I met with Gillian Moore to discuss
the music project which is all going well, part of which shall broadcast Feb 9th
on Channel Four at 7.55pm. And later
this week or early next week I shall be meeting up with Rachel and Martin from Literature department
to catch up. It’s all good. The Imagine
Children’s Literature Festival looks
And right now while pasting my wall with said projects in The Riverside Rooms as if by osmosis while writing this one of the people from marketing walks in and passes compliments on an a Q and A i did for The New Statesman which mentions The Southbank centre. Here it is http://www.newstatesman.com/arts-and-culture/2009/02/art-politics-live-cleaning