Currently showing at Spazju Kreattiv, A State of Limbo is artist James Micallef Grimaud's latest exhibition. Showcasing a collection of large-scale paintings, sculpture, installations and a collection of Lino prints, it is a reflection of the ineffectual way the authorities are dealing with issues of migration. Here, the artist shares the thought process that led to A … [Read more...] about Migration: Malta tactics ‘clumsy’
‘Every child is different and this is 100% acceptable’
Chiara Hyzler is directing JamBoy, part of the ŻiguŻajg Children's Festival. She explains how the play targets the competitive element we foster in today's students. What was your first reaction when you read the script? As a member of the Shrinking Violets, I was very much part of the creative process, which is a part I really enjoy. With a storyline like … [Read more...] about ‘Every child is different and this is 100% acceptable’
‘If you run an education system that suppresses creativity, don’t be surprised when that’s what it does’
ŻiguŻajg's Jamboy takes to task the current school system. With more focus being placed on learning things by rote and studying for exams rather than for actual learning the subject, playwright Denise Mulholland feels that it is no surprise that the system is killing off all creativity and individuality. She takes all the issues to task in her latest script, JamBoy, … [Read more...] about ‘If you run an education system that suppresses creativity, don’t be surprised when that’s what it does’
Notte Bianca 2019 rolled by last Saturday and my, were the crowds ready for it.
Notte Bianca 2019 was director Antoine Farrugia's first outing and I am sure he is satisfied with the outcome. The couple of hours I spent there, I planned well and managed to catch a number of performances and events and bumped (literally) into a lot of people. Things I liked at Notte Bianca 2019 The NT live recording of Fleabag that screened at Spazju Kreattiv. During … [Read more...] about Notte Bianca 2019 rolled by last Saturday and my, were the crowds ready for it.