New Birmingham

A dystopian story and series of spoken word poems that explore mental health issues

Funded by Arts Council England, Forward Thinking Birmingham
Scheduled for release in January 2018

Written and performed by Carl Sealeaf and Jasmine Gardosi, NEW BIRMINGHAM is a dystopian story told in three ways – a work of digital fiction, a physical installation and a website. Set in Birmingham in 2053, a series of spoken word poems/dialogue explore mental health issues told through Craig, a young carer, and Charlie who has run away from home. Launched Monday 6th November 2017, 7pm at The GAP in Balsall Heath, Birmingham; the short digital fiction experience is also available for download as a prototype.

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