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A square poster with a light blue background containing bold dark green text, the headline reads 'Unseen’. Underneath the title in smaller text, reads ‘a gripping new audio drama by Extant’. On the bottom right, the text reads ‘Streaming from 4th March 2024’ followed with further text below, which reads ‘www.extant.org.uk/unseen’. At the bottom of the poster are a row of 4 pitched rooftops in a line. The houses painted blue, pink, yellow and green.

Unseen

Posted on: 24 Jan 2024

Extant presents Unseen, a gripping new audio drama that examines the subtle and insidious effect of domestic abuse on the blind and visually impaired community, using empathy, hope and candour to raise awareness of this important subject. Through the stories of two visually impaired protagonists, Unseen illuminates the unique ways that domestic abuse impacts on […]

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A drawing by Sally Booth of a zoom screen. There are 9 windows arranged in a grid of three-by-three, with a pencil or watercolour sketch of a face in each.

Extant Connect

Posted on: 22 Jun 2023

Extant CONNECT     Extant CONNECT is our monthly online session for blind and VI people to network, talk, learn and share ideas, taking place on the last Monday evening of every month. For more information and joining information please contact [email protected] Upcoming dates (all times are from 7pm to 8.30pm):

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Two photos side by side separated by a purple line. On the left is a close shot of the face of Jasmine Thien (an East Asian woman in her mid-20s). Her eyes are closed and patterns of dappled light are cast across her face. The other image is a black and white photo of Helena Ascough (a white, blonde-haired woman in her mid-20s). She stands speaking animatedly into a microphone in a stand, with her right hand pointing toward her head. She wears a denim jacket, a tartan skirt, a white t-shirt and glasses.

Programme

Posted on: 27 Mar 2023

‘No Future’ and ‘I Dream in Colour’ at Sprint Festival, Camden People’s Theatre Monday 27th March 2023 at 7.15pm Camden People’s Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY Running time: 1 hour in total, with no interval Artist Development at Extant Extant is delighted to present two work-in-progress shows: ‘No Future’ by Helena Ascough, and […]

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Flight Paths (2020)

Posted on: 20 Aug 2020

Flight Paths, our epic multimedia production inspired by the Goze – blind female performers of medieval Japan – is brought to life on screen for the first time in a new digital retelling, co-commissioned by The Space. Combining animation, aerial movement and creative audio description, Flight Paths is an interactive online experience featuring stories of travel, blindness and […]

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A digitally animated drawing of a blind Japanese woman walking in an open landscape in close up. She is in side profile, wearing a purple and light blue kimono patterned with orange flowers. The background is shaded in muted browns, and a pale yellow sun looms in the horizon.

Flight Paths

Posted on: 16 Aug 2020

Experience it now: http://flightpaths.extant.org.uk/ Flight Paths, our epic multimedia production inspired by the Goze – blind female performers of medieval Japan – is brought to life on screen for the first time in a new digital retelling, co-commissioned by The Space. Combining animation, aerial movement and creative audio description, Flight Paths is an interactive online […]

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Three woman standing in a circle facing one another. The woman in the centre has her hands drawn to her head, while the woman on the left takes a step towards her.

No Dramas!

Posted on: 11 Sep 2019

Are you visually impaired and would you like to come along to drama sessions to have some fun, learn new skills and meet new people?

Then No Dramas! is just for you!

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