En masse is as much a movement together, as it is a collection of individual bodies.
In French, the word masse stands for a shot in pool made by hitting the cue ball vertically on the side, driving it around one ball to strike another.
SPILL Writing takes this year’s festival theme of En Masse, and its works, as a provocation to reflect on the possibility of collectivity, embodiment, and collaboration in critical writing about, from and with performance, and will be led by SPILL Writer in Residence Diana Damian-Martin.
This year Diana is joined by six exceptional new writers, selected following an open call-out, who will be engaging, responding and developing their practice throughout the festival.
2016 SPILL Writers are:
Bookmark this page and visit during SPILL to read their contributions.
Below you will find their writing throughout the festival, as well as a selection of writing from the 2015 Festival ‘On Spirit’.