Take a deep dive into our practice or find out about our latest projects with this selection of articles by Coney HQ and our wider network.

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Fund art to save the rhinos

This week, Becki writes about what happened when the Arts Council asked the Young Coneys for advice – and why we’re always learning from them. Read on to find out what this crackly and creative group of young people think…

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Playing for your Audience; the digital vs analogue dilemma – Arlo writes

This summer, we’re playing host to another brilliant Production Placement at Coney HQ, Arlo Howard. Arlo has been working as an immersive/interactive director/creator for six years developing a particular interest in accessibility and the power of play, and is currently investigating…

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The Glass Kettle: an interview with Kathryn Beaumont & Tassos Stevens

Back in the very hottest week of July, ARC Stockton supported a week’s research & development, sharing practice between actor, maker and psychotherapist Kathryn Beaumont, and maker (and Coney’s director) Tassos Stevens. Bringing together Kathryn’s expertise as a maker and…

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Meeting you where you are – Tabletop games with Coney

Coney play games with lots of people, for lots of different reasons, but always with the hope of making small bits of change across the world. We’re a charity – so 80% of our things were accessed for free last…

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The Young Coneys Fly The Flag

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, artist Ai Weiwei has created a flag to celebrate universal human rights. And in response to the Fly The Flag initiative, the Young Coneys have lent their voices by…

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COMPANION: MOON photo gallery

We’re quite literally over the moon to open a brand new project today – COMPANION: MOON, commissioned by the Natural History Museum. COMPANION: MOON is an interactive performance using sound and movement in a gentle and open encounter with Luke…

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HQ Fact File: David Finnigan

We’re delighted to welcome back Coney’s Associate in Residence David Finnigan, who’s recently returned to HQ after a few months away. To celebrate, we’ve put together a fact file about David – and you’ll be seeing him around over the…

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Somewhere Pieces and Me: Tom Freshwater writes

We’ve recently kicked off Somewhere Pieces, a development programme for our Associates, supported by Jerwood Arts. Here to tell you more about that is Tom Freshwater, who’s been working with Coney on the project. Tom is Head of Public Programmes for…

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HQ Fact File: Tassos Stevens

It’s HQ fact file time, and today the spotlight is on Tassos Stevens. Tassos first got involved with what was to become Coney in 2004 when he answered a ringing phone passed him by a stranger. He coined the name Coney as…

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