Forest

Forest

HOME, Manchester. 23 & 25 January 2019. The theatre seating is out-of-bounds. Heads of broccoli have been placed at intervals on the floor around the space. Their varying shades of green and yellow stand out within the black box surroundings. The audience gathers among the cruciferous forms. We are on our feet. In the centre [...]

Plant Fetish

Plant Fetish

HOME, Manchester. 26 January 2019. Ensconced upon a big red sofa, surrounded by a 'hareem' of houseplants, Chanje Kunda sips white wine and traces the rocky emotional path that led her to a very personal botanical epiphany. Efforts to channel the positive force of affirmations, yogis and good omens have failed to save Kunda from [...]

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HOME, Manchester. 17 January 2018. I first saw YESYESNONO's new show [insert slogan here] in development at the Royal Exchange's Co:LAB festival last year and I confess that I found it frustratingly flat. And yet a few months later, at HOME's PUSH Festival, it feels like a different show. I came out of it and [...]