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Interview with Mikey on ‘Creating a culture of participation’

Participation Now researcher Hilde C. Stephansen recently interviewed Mikey for OpenDemocracy about ‘Creating a culture of participation’. As well as looking some of our projects and tools, Mikey also talked our approach and methodology. You can read the full interview here: Creating a culture of participation


WWTB at Engergize Festival

‘Who Wants to be…?’ at Energize Festival will be streaming live on 15th Nov 2013. To watch the live stream please click on the link below. Show starts at 8pm til 10pm CET (7pm UK time). Video Link: thepeoplestreamenergize


Talkaoke at CultureTECH 2013, Derry-Londonderry

Talkaoke at CultureTECH 2013, Derry-Londonderry

Talkaoke made it’s long awaited debut in Northern Ireland at this years CultureTECH festival, we travelled across the city popping up at different public spaces. CultureTECH a week-long celebration of digital technology, media and music taking place in Derry-Londonderry from September 9-15. It’s big, it’s messy, it’s huge fun and it’s open to everyone – […]


Talkaoke’s Summer of Chat on South Bank

Talkaoke's Summer of Chat on South Bank

Talkaoke has been whipping up a storm on the South Bank this summer as part of the National Theatre‘s Watch This Space programme. We’ve moved from inside The Shed to the Queen’s Walk promenade on the South Bank, just by the National Theatre’s buzzing ‘Propstore’ Bar. Every Friday and Saturday we’ve been catching the thoughts […]


‘Bullet Catch’ with Talkaoke at The Shed

Short highlights of participants talking in depth around the Talkaoke table about the recent play ‘Bullet Catch’ at The Shed, National Theatre. Also here are a few clips of what people thought about the previous play ‘Table’ and thoughts on National Theatre  


Carol McGrath has written a great blog about her day out at London’s National Theatre and her experience on the Talkaoke table. Click here to read the blog We are on every Friday and Saturday night at The Shed, National Theatre. Click here for dates and performances we are covering Chatting on the Talkaoke table […]


There’s Something in the (wood) Shed

There's Something in the (wood) Shed

From Friday 19 April 2013, we kick off our Talkaoke residency at The Shed – a striking new pop-up performance space on the Southbank, created by the National Theatre. Aptly enough, the Shed’s inaugural production is called ‘Table,’ and we will be bringing our own table of chat to the Shed’s cafe-bar every Friday and […]


Highlights of Talkaoke at Festival Night, Urban Dialogues

We had a great evening at Urban Dialogues ‘Festival Night’ and a fantastic Talkaoke session. Here’s a snippet of the conversation we had with visitors to the exhibition. The subject on the table is privacy and social media, in particular Facebook. This event took place at Red Gallery, Old Street, November 2012 and was organised […]


Faith in the system requires fast feedback

Faith in the system requires fast feedback

Over the past year or so we have been working with Artem Baguinski at the V2 Centre in Rotterdam to improve our Who Wants to Be… ? voting system. This I consider to be a very important requirement for our show. In Who Wants to Be… ? as in all of our events, the speed of […]


Blind Update

Blind Update

On November 6 we collaborated with the Antenna gallery of London’s Science Museum. It was part of a series of events that examine the legacy of mathematician and computing pioneer, Alan Turing. Alan Turing is perhaps most famous for the Turing Test. At the time it was conceived, it was a theoretical test of artificial […]