October 14, 2019

Message from The Artifact's Artistic Director, Gemma Connell:

It's time for a new chapter. My journey with The Artifact has been an incredible rollercoaster ride, but it is now time for me to move on. The Artifact has achieved all that it set out to do, (and more!) and...

March 25, 2019

Last week marked something really special for us. Although our Artistic Director took part in Jonzi D and Breakin' Conventions' Open Art Surgery back in 2013, there was something about this time around which made it all the more poignant.

It might have been that this...

August 7, 2018

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our Artistic Director, Gemma Connell will be one of the speakers at the Edinburgh International Culture Summit in August. Taking part in the "Healing Power of Culture: Movement Workshop" Gemma will demonstrate the impact of o...

June 8, 2018

Between March and May 2018, we worked with INFORM Theatre, a group of incredibly creative young adults run in partnership with Tayberry Enterprise and Dundee Rep. Together, we used The Artifact's dance and spoken word techniques to create a new performance about disabi...

May 10, 2018

We're thrilled to announce that we've been developing some new #dance and #SpokenWord material to extend our existing solo work "Lies My Parents Told Me." We'll be testing this new work in a scratch performance at the Surrey New Writers Festival at GLive, Guildford on...

April 11, 2018

In January 2018, we announced that we had received funding from Dundee Social Enterprise Network's Dundee Futures Fund to take our dance and spoken word workshops to the next level in Dundee. That feasibility grant has funded three new projects. 

Yesterday saw our final...

February 3, 2018

The third ebook in our series of six on hip hop is now available to buy. In "THE PEOPLE", our Artistic Director, Gemma Connell, introduces what she believes to be the sixth pillar of hip hop: community. Tracking how the people of hip hop have pushed the world forward s...

January 18, 2018

The Artifact has been challenging dancers and spoken word artists to respond to each other through our Flow! technique for a number of years. We've run workshops across Scotland teaching a variety of different methods for using dance and spoken word, working with Youth...

January 10, 2018

We are over the moon that Dundee Social Enterprise Network will be funding the next phase of our Flow! dance and spoken word workshops. The Artifact has been awarded a Dundee Futures Fund Feasibility Grant, to allow us to deliver three new strands in relation to our ed...

November 29, 2017

Our Artistic Director, Gemma Connell, joins Ryan McLeod on the Creative Chit Chat Dundee Podcast this week, to talk about all that we do at The Artifact, including our double bill of dance and spoken word "The Past is a Foreign Country", our education programmes, Creat...

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© 2019 by The Artifact. Photos by Ian Abbott, Francesco Sani and Naoko Mabon, unless otherwise stated.

The Artifact Dance Company Ltd. is a company registered in Scotland. Company No: SC537686.

Registered Office: 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR

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