Posts Tagged ‘football’

We’re Not Really Here

We’re Not Really Here (at Contact) sets out to explore the individual and group dynamics of football supporters.  This is a great example of using an unusual form very effectively to tell a specific story.  Co-creator Yahya terryn says ‘I’m interested in why people are there, to understand why people go to the football’.  We, the audience,… Continue Reading →

Michael Essien I want to play as you…

SICK! Festival continued at Contact on 24 March.  Michael Essien I want to play as you… by Belgium based artist/athlete Ahilan Ratnamohan is ‘a powerful and explosive football-dance-theatre performance exploring the line between hope and desperation for young African footballers who migrate to Europe in search of a life out of poverty’. In the big money world… Continue Reading →