137 - Annie Saunders, Director & Live Artist


In this episode... Annie Saunders is a director and live artist. Her company, Wilderness, has presented “The Day Shall Declare It” in a disused warehouse in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District with Los Angeles Performance Practice and in London with Theatre Delicatessen in the former BBC Studios and the Bush Theatre. She is currently repped as an Experiential Director by HeLo. We chat with her about how this pandemic has shifted her creative lens.


Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart Workers Organize a Historic Mass Strike https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/n7j8zw/amazon-whole-foods-instacart-workers-organize-a-historic-mass-strike Ad buy revenues are down: https://www.adweek.com/tv-video/tv-ad-sales-execs-worry-the-biggest-covid-19-revenue-losses-are-still-to-come/


Grappling with the Ethics of Social Distancing https://bioethics.jhu.edu/research-and-outreach/projects/grappling-with-the-ethics-of-social-distancing/


84% of freelancers who had applied for government relief had not yet received any money. https://blog.freelancersunion.org/2020/05/01/may-day-fix-pandemic-unemployment-assistance-now/


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Topics Covid-19, Front Line Workers, Experiential, Theater, Immersive, Interactive, Ad Buys, Ethics, Crew Safety.


Interview Guest Annie Saunders Director & Live Artist http://thisisthewilderness.com/ https://www.flyhelo.com/annie-saunders


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