Posts Tagged ‘Hannah Nicklin’

RPS And Chums At The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The world’s largest arts festival officially started today in Edinburgh, with literally thousands of comedians, actors, artists, authors, poets, singers, dancers, and goodness knows what else across all sorts of disciplines and spin-off festivals. They claim the Scottish capital’s population doubles in August for the Fringe. It’s all a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re staring at the vast listings brochure. Who to see? Some friends of RPS, obviously. Several of our columnists, feature writers, and pals are at the Fringe this year, so why not check out what we’re up to?

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London’s Modern Folklore In Teviot Tales

Hannah Nicklin, she of the wonderful RPS series A Psychogeography of Games and Even Your Mom. From October 2015, Hannah ran an art residency in Poplar, East London, trying to listen to the community and get them involved in a project that would let them tell their own stories. It culminated in a local exhibition at the end of April, and a storytelling experiment made in Twine that you can play online for free.

Teviot Tales [official site] is a socially-engaged work that pieces together stories, poems and interviews, letting you explore the place, breathe in its atmosphere and listen to the narratives that traverse this space.

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