Artist-In-Residence Week VIII

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly. I had spent long…

Artist-In-Residence Week VII

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly. As the last two…

Evenings in the Silent City (one of many new scenes)

This week I’m trying to finish the first draft entirely, so I can print and read it. There’s a difference for me between reading on screen or on paper. Paper copies give me better overview, and it allows me to draw arrows and cross out sentences and words, which I like. I must be careful not…

Artist-In-Residence Week VI

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly. “What good is preserving…

Artist-In-Residence Week V

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly. This week was filled…

Artist-In-Residence Week IV

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly. Fever took a few…

Artist-In-Residence Week III

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly. This third week I…

The Unwanted

The rocky coastline of Sliema, Malta: Soulless stranded creatures scattered around. Some a barely breathing, others are making a run for it. Most of them dead. In the middle there’s Ayra. AYRA We are the unwanted. Yes, we are the unwanted Wandering souls Do you know what that feels like? Being unwanted? Stranded seals On…

I hired a fat lady to lie down on my sofa

The Silent City. An old room in an old house. A sofa. A fat lady lying on that sofa. A historian in his armchair. Ticking of multiple clocks moving counterclockwise.  HISTORIAN I hired a fat lady to lie down on my sofa. We all have our unusual habits and she didn’t mind Apart from the sofa…

Artist-In-Residence Week II

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly.  Another week has passed….

Artist-In-Residence Week I

In June and July 2014, I will be spending two months as a writer-in-residence at Teatru Salesjan in Malta, creating new work and holding workshop sessions under the name ‘Beyond Borders’. This project is supported by the Malta Arts Fund. Part of the process will be writing down my experiences weekly.  The second monday of…