Collaborating Creative Team
Director - Amanda Huxtable
Amanda Huxtable is a Theatre Director and Creative Producer based in the United Kingdom and calls
the North of England Home. She is Co- Artistic Director of Hidden Gems Productions a Theatre Company who are Black, British and Bold.
She is currently the Artistic Associate at Hull Truck Theatre as part of the Change Makers Programme. Her work is informed by the complexities of Race, Class and Gender, which is at the forefront of her practice. In her work she explores the navigation of constructed societies, which reflects contemporary political themes using collaborative practice in text, movement, light design, soundscapes, music and the visual art of costume and installations.
Amanda's Website: http://www.amandahuxtable.co.uk/
Amanda's Hull Truck Blog link; https://www.hulltruck.co.uk/blog/category/amanda-huxtablechange-maker/
Producer/TransMedia Art - Shirley Harris
Through Vanitas Arts, Shirley Harris develops collaborative, digital based, TransMedia installations that explore the human condition through, video, photography, sound, live performance and words.
Her work explores issues of power, gender, social identities, oppression, exclusion and interconnected oppressive practices - all which have a contemporary resonance.Recent work includes: Female Funambulists for Wirksworth Festival 2018; The Journey of The Three Magi (digital portrait) AAAGRRR!; (Video and sound Installation); Definitions of She; (photographic portraits, video and live piece); The Economy of Sacrifice, digital instillation, The Lady of Situations (digital, trans media performance based installation.) She was selected as a National AA2A TransMedia artist hosted by Sheffield Hallam University 2016/17.