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Marieke and Ida Persson of COMPAS write about using theatre to engage audiences in social and political issues

On Friday 15 May the IMI's Marieke van Houte hosted In or out? An extraordinary queuing experience, a performance-experience centred around migration, exclusion and discrimination as part of the Ashmolean Museum's LiveFriday: Social Animals.

Marieke and Ida Persson, Research & Communications Officer at COMPAS have blogged about the performances, the audience reactions, and using theatrical methods and metaphors to encourage people to relate to migration experientially as well as intellectually.

Read the blog

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