"Closer" Short Circus Film from Jacksons Lane

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Closer Short Circus Film from Jacksons Lane

Jacksons Lane arts centre has released a contemporary circus short film, Closer, produced by an international collaboration during lockdown between circus companies from Germany, Finland and England.
Sasu Peistola of Agit-Cirq balances life outside with some chairs Shot entirely outside, Closer features seven circus artists against the backdrops of magnificent Berlin colonnades, Helsinki’s urban wetlands and the historic skyline of Norwich, performing from sculptures, swing-sets, benches and bridges. Developed to help outdoor artists negatively affected by Covid-19, the film offered an exciting opportunity to explore new ways of working while touring and performing were unfeasible. Closer, created with financial support from 101 Outdoor Arts, was produced in collaboration with Jacksons Lane’s Artistic Director Adrian Berry, w...
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Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.