Theatre, Performance and Employment Provocation: QMUL

My name is Selina Thompson, I’m a performance artist that lives in Birmingham – though my company is based in Leeds – and I wanted to spend sometime today talking a little bit about how the work made by artists about and from marginalised communities is valued within a system largely funded by the arts […]

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We’re Hiring!

COME AND WORK WITH US! 2017 marks a significant step up in our work – now formalising as Selina Thompson Ltd we’re excited to announce two exciting new positions for core lipitor collaborators and team members.   General Manager Contract: Freelance (flexible, approx. 1 day p/wk) Location: Leeds. Can commute. Fee: £6050 Duration of agreement: […]

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Voyage #7 – Remember me as a happy fatty

THIS SHIP IS DOING CRAZY THINGS Nah, it’s not, it’s just sailing, innit? But the next time that I am beating myself up about my lack of dedication to my work (which is a common occurrence to be honest) I will think back to myself in this moment, listening to my cosmetics being smashed apart […]

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Voyage #6 – This Sunshine Ain’t Free

I think –    As soon as I sat down to write this the kettle boiled, one minute –    (sorry, but  I keep not drinking enough water, and I’m dehydrated all the time, so I’m trying to schedule drinks to fix it)   AS I WAS SAYING I THINK   my favourite part about […]

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Voyage #5 – Just A Little Writer’s Block, No Biggie

I’ve neglected you a little bit, haven’t I? I’m sorry – lots has been happening, and it’s been difficult to know where to start – it still is – and also, I’m at the halfway point, so probably flagging a bit – and jetlag too. So I’m in Jamaica – in Kingston, I’m staying somewhere […]

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Voyage #4 – First Night in Accra

I had high fucking hopes of drifting off to sleep like a baby tonight, but it appears that that isn’t going to happen, so I’ll write to you as I’m a big believer in not fighting to sleep – either enjoy just lying in the dark and not having to do anything, or enjoy the […]

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