JEREMY GOLDSTEIN - CREATOR/host
Jeremy is a producer, writer/performer and HIV+ activist with ACT UP London. His work has been described as "an evocative theatrical wonderland" (Guardian). In 2000, he founded London Artists Projects, commissioning and producing shows with many celebrated artists winning awards including Evening Standard, Fringe First, h.Club, London Cabaret and BBC Audio Drama. In 2012, he was named in Time Out as among the 100 most influential people in UK culture for "proving political theatre can be fun and outrageous".
Sarah is an arts and documentary photographer exploring the relationship between people, place and context. Recent projects include 'The Calais Sessions' in the ‘Jungle’ in France, 'Clowns without Borders' in Greece and Serbia, 'Writing Places' for the India-UK Year of Culture, 'Taragalte Festival' in the Moroccan Sahara, 'Circus Hub' in Edinburgh, and 'Theyyam' sacred performance rituals in South India. Her solo exhibition 'Sounds Unseen – a photographic memoir of the Calais Sessions' was recently presented at St. Ann’s Warehouse New York.
LIAM MATHERS - ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, AUSTRALIA
Liam is a director, production manager and designer based on the Gold Coast in Australia. Recent projects have included Moth and the Moon with Goat Track Theatre and Play to Win, a documentary for Jerry Can Films. Liam is an experienced producer of theatre for young people and is a high school drama and visual art teacher. He is proud to be working with London Artists Projects in bringing Truth To Power Cafe to Australia in 2018.
HENRY WOOLF - VERSE
Henry is an actor, poet, and theatre director. Described by Sir Richard Eyre as "a living icon of the theatrical avant-garde" he is a life-long friend and collaborator of Nobel Prize winning playwright Harold Pinter, and the last surviving member of his Hackney Gang. Henry directed Harold’s first play ‘The Room’ at Bristol University in 1957. He has worked alongside Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Ralph Richardson and Peter Brook. From 1991-2001 he was artistic director of Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan in Canada where he now lives.
Ed is the UK’s leading banner maker for the Trade Union Movement, and a long-time collaborator with Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller creating works for Venice Biennale, and Manchester International Festival. Recently Ed designed the banner for Caryl Churchill’s ‘Light Shining in Buckinghamshire’ in the Olivier at the National Theatre, and showed the 'Truth to Power Cafe' banner as part of the British Council exhibition ‘The Art of Dissonance’ at Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea. He has worked with Stop the War, Anti Nazi League, Unite Against Fascism and many others.
Elijah Cavanagh - Filmmaker, AUSTRALIA
Elijah is founder and director of FILMSCO., a film production company dedicated to those seeking film for their business or project. In the five years since launching FILMSCO. Elijah has developed a unique approach, delivering over one hundred films from locations all over the world. As long as the world needs film production, Elijah is dedicated to expanding and growing as a filmmaker in order to truly serve that calling.
Jen is an award-winning theatre director and Associate Director of London Artists Projects where she is developing a range of new works including ‘Spider Love’ and ‘Truth to Power Café’. Her work-in-progress ‘Through the Wilderness’ co-created with composer John Browne (ATC’s ‘The Events’ and ‘The Suppliant Women’) was recently presented at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. Her other stage work includes the critically acclaimed ‘Epstein The Man Who Made the Beatles' in Liverpool and West End and 'Tony Teardrop'.
In life as in death, David Bowie is an iconic artist and musician whose music continues to provide the soundtrack for generations young and old. Sven Ratzke is an internationally recognised Dutch singer and performer whose acclaimed show ‘Starman’ combines many of Bowie’s most famous songs. Sven was the original Hedwig in the Berlin production of 'Hedwig en de Angry Inch' and has since worked with Nina Hagen and The Tiger Lillies. His latest show 'Homme Fatale' is now on tour.
KATE HOLMES - PHOTOGRAPHY, AUSTRALIA
Kate is an award-winning photographer from Bangalow in Northern NSW. Kate covers a diverse range of photographic genres: film, documentary, dance, theatre, performing arts, portraiture, food, fashion and lifestyle. She is currently exhibiting at driftlab in Newrybar, and her work can also be seen in 'Our Way Stories', a book published by Arts Northern Rivers in 2016.