GBA Live 5 Chris Goode and Karl James by Getting Better Acquainted published on 2013/02/19 12:42:29 +0000 Episode 5 of GBA Live: 5 conversations recorded as part of my Invisible Picture Palace (http://invisiblepicturepalace.com/) residency for In the Dark Radio (http://www.inthedarkradio.org/) that took place in November 2012. These episodes are going to come out daily in the week leading up to the GBA 100 two-part special. Each one has a different audience of people who came out to a greenhouse in Wapping to be a part of the conversation. Today we get we get even better acquainted with return guests Chris Goode and Karl James. Both have had individual conversations, this is the first time they have appeared on GBA together. http://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-38-karl-james http://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-83-chris-goode This was a very surprising and interesting conversation which is really hard to sum up in a blurb. It moves through themes of performance, listening, provocation, violence, shame, authority, empathy, difference, therapy, forgiveness and more. All this spills out of the starting point of two projects which Chris and Karl have collaborated on. A piece by Tim Crouch called The Author which seems to have had a powerful effect on audiences but also on Chris who acted in it and Karl who co-directed it. And the more recent Monkey Bars, a piece of theatre where adults perform verbatim dialogue originally spoken by children. This conversation went to places I hadn't expected it too and was a challenging and rewarding experience. Chris plugs: Chris Goode and Company: http://chrisgoodeandcompany.co.uk/ Thompson's Live: http://chrisgoodeandco.podbean.com/ Karl Plugs: Dialogue Project: http://www.thedialogueproject.com/ His future Book: Big Conversations And audio podcasts/conversations in general. We mention: The Author: http://www.newsfromnowhere.net/shows/the-author/the-author.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2009/sep/30/the-author-review http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/charlottehigginsblog/2010/aug/12/edinburghfestival-theatre Tim Crouch: http://www.timcrouchtheatre.co.uk/ Andy Smith: http://www.asmithontheinternet.com/ Monkey Bars: http://chrisgoodeandcompany.co.uk/?page_id=69 http://www.standard.co.uk/arts/theatre/monkey-bars-unicorn--review-8447564.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2012/aug/16/monkey-bars-edinburgh-festival-review God/Head: http://www.ovalhouse.com/whatson/detail/god-head Irreversible: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0290673/ Brené Brown Tedtalk: http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_listening_to_shame.html GBA Abbie: http://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-85-abbie Georgie Meadows: http://www.wellcomecollection.org/whats-on/exhibitions/georgie-meadows.aspx You can hear Getting Better Acquainted on Stitcher SmartRadio, Stitcher allows you to listen to your favourite shows directly from your iPhone, Android Phone, Kindle Fire and beyond. On-demand and on the go! Don’t have Stitcher? Download it for free today at http://www.stitcher.com or in the app stores. Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!