In Conversation with Javaad Alipoor

Hear more about Javaad Alipoor's creative process and latest project.

HOME are working with the JMK Trust to offer early career directors’ free access to workshop and development opportunities as well as a chance to meet regularly with a group of peers to network and share ideas.

This session will be an In Conversation with artist, writer and Artistic Director of The Javaad Alipoor Company, Javaad Alipoor on Friday 4 Nov, 16:00 at HOME.

Chatting to director Kayleigh Hawkins, who assisted on Rich Kids: A History of Shopping Malls in Tehran, Javaad will tell us about his creative process and his latest project Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the WorldHe will reflect on his past work and processes as well as discussing this most recent piece. There will also be time for your questions.

This session also includes a ticket to the show at 19:45. Limited places available.

About Javaad

He is a former ACE Changemaker and was Resident Associate Director at Sheffield Theatres (2017/18) where he directed a new adaptation of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest for The Crucible, and prior to this was Associate Director at Theatre in the Mill from 2015 to 2017.

Javaad was a founder member of the International Alliance in Support of Iranian Workers and The Syria Solidarity Campaign, and the Bradford-based pro EU Migrant organisation #BradfordSaysEveryoneStays.

Javaad’s writing about international politics, cultural policy and art has been featured in The Guardian, The Independent and The Stage. His plays are published by Oberon, and his poetry by Art in Unusual Places

The Company

The Javaad Alipoor Company takes stories beyond the stage through powerful multi-platform creations that explore the intersection of politics and technology in the contemporary world. Established in 2017, it stands on the shoulders of Northern Lines, the first company founded by Javaad Alipoor – a British-Iranian, Manchester-based and Bradford-built artist and writer – and retains its commitment to making new work with diverse artists for diverse audiences and communities.

Read more about the company here.