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Director of UK-based performing arts company METIS, www.metisarts.co.uk

Zoë Svendsen directs the performing arts company METIS (www.metisarts.co.uk),making participatory theatre performances and installation works exploring contemporary political subjects, including: Factory of the Future (Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019); WE KNOW NOT WHAT WE MAY BE (Artsadmin Green Commission 2018/Barbican Centre London); World Factory(Young Vic, London, and UK tour); 3rd Ring Out(TippingPoint Commission Award; UK tour)Zoë has worked as dramaturg at theYoung Vic, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and lectures on drama and performance at the University of Cambridge.

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The Factory of the Future
Essay

The Factory of the Future

A Collaborative Project for Imagining Otherwise

30 September 2019

Zoë Svendsen discusses working with fellow theatremakers to build and present imagined realities of London and Oslo in post-capitalist and post-fossil-fuel cultures.