Author Archives: Diana

Theatre Criticism in the Public Sphere: Masterclass at FITEI, Porto 0

  Decline, demise, deliberation: the question of criticism in the public sphere presented as part of Creating Dialogues: Performing Arts Criticism and the Public Sphere In 1989, in The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, Jurgen Habermas argues that the formation of the bourgeois public sphere in the 18th century developed through democratic deliberation and the […]

Stamsund Festival: Critics in Conversation 0

I took part in this year’s Stamsund Festival, together with critic Anette Therese Pettersen.   The programme of talks was:   Wednesday 25th 13:00 :  Friendship and Criticism with Thorbjørn Gabrielsen   Thursday 26th 15:00 : Borders: collaboration and friendship Verdensteatret and Mårten Spångberg   Friday 27th 13:00 : On feminism and power relations Lisa Lie and […]

Roaming Assembly: A Public Salon on Feminism and Criticism in Bloomsbury 0

Part of ‘Walking the City’ TCCE Annual Walking Weekend 2016   “When you asked me to speak about women and criticism, I wandered the streets of Bloomsbury with books by my side, in a roaming assembly” adapted from Virginia Woolf’s ‘A Room of One’s Own’ In 2015, Diana Damian Martin, Mary Paterson and Johanna Linsley […]

Spill Festival of Performance Residency 2015 0

During November I had the pleasure of returning to Spill Festival of Performance as Writer in Residence. As part of the residency, I also continued my work with 2015 Spill writers Anna Mortimer, Carolyn Roy, Dr Jonathan Boddam-Whetham, Natalie Raven as well as Laura Burns and Lewis Church. Below is a selection of my writing. […]