2022

LIFT 2022 took 'unexpected perspectives' as its theme, exploring how global tensions including international conflict, ecological disaster and political turmoil impact us all on a personal level. LIFT 2022 invited the audience to physically shift how they take in the world and experience performance - whether from a birds’ eye view (in Sun & Sea), around a campfire (for գիշեր | gisher), or (with Radio Ghost), a game played in a shopping centre.

Artists and companies

Khadija Choudhury

Uplifted

London

Nyasha Duri

Uplifted

London

Qing Li

Uplifted

London

Reuben Johnson

Uplifted

London

Jhonathan Goncalves

Uplifted

Anna Ostrovskaia

Uplifted

London

Amy Tong

Uplifted

London

Maryan Abdulkarim

We Should All Be Dreaming

Helsinki

Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė

Sun & Sea

Vilnius

Vaiva Grainytė

Sun & Sea

Lithuania and Canada

Lina Lapelyte

Sun & Sea

London

Sonya Lindfors

We Should All Be Dreaming

Helsinki

“An intensely beautiful experience.”
— Financial Times
“Shaping what performance can be.”
— Time Out
“Pushing traditional boundaries at exactly the time when they need to be challenged.”
— What’s On Stage