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A Performance Class: Free Radicals?

A Performance Class: Free Radicals?
Wednesday 20 October, 1.30-2.30pm 
Cooper Gallery

'Free Radicals?' is a script-in-hand reading of a performance text which explores the extent, impact and legacy of Dundee’s radicalism. The text is based on first-hand historical and contemporary material; speeches, pamphlets, meeting minutes, newspaper articles. The text will be read in the grounds of the Cooper Gallery and exhibition space.  

This event forms part of The Ignorant Art SchoolSit-in Curriculum #1

Free tickets available on Eventbrite



John McCann is a two-time Scotsman Fringe First Award winning playwright, performer, community theatre artist and director who lives in Tayport, Fife. Since May 2018 John has hosted Dundee’s only playwriting scratch night: SCRIEVE. SCRIEVE contributed to Cooper Gallery DJCAD’s 12 Hour Non-State Parade | International Symposium (2019) and Ambiguous Becoming (2020). John’s recent productions include COME OUT FROM AMONG THEM, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, (Ambergris); DUPed (Ambergris); SPOILING (Traverse Theatre); FAMLA (Tinderbox Theatre Company); DANCING AT THE DISCO AT THE END OF THE WORLD (Replay Theatre Company).



The location of this event is tbc. 

The gallery is on two floors. First floor has ramped access and disabled toilet.

Second floor is accessible via lift and for wheelchair access via a stairclimber.

Advanced notice is required to arrange assistance from campus staff to operate the stairclimber. Please email in advance if you require lift or stairclimber access so we can arrange support.  

Large print versions of the exhibition information handout are available, please ask our Guides.


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Funding support:

The Ignorant Art School at Cooper Gallery, DJCAD is supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland and the Henry Moore Foundation. 

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