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Dolly Sen is a writer, director, artist, filmmaker, poet, performer, playwright, mental health consultant, music-maker and public speaker. She has 8 published books since 2002; has taken on performance roles at The Young Vic, the Royal Festival Hall, and around Europe; undertaken a poetry tour; won a poetry award from Poet Laureate Andrew Motion; directed two plays and several TV films; and performed spoken word at City Hall and Oxford University.

RIP Robin Williams

15 August 2014

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After Life

It has taken me a while to write about Robin Williams for several reasons. I thought: why do it because he can’t read it, nor can I ease his family’s pain. Also, it has unsettled me deeply, because I can identify with his situation and am a bit more scared for myself. You either loved Robin Williams or hated him. I loved his work, so much of it was putting a hand into human darkness and pain and bringing out beautiful words and laughter. Thank you, Robin, for that. But now his...

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The Future

6 August 2014

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The Future is Coming Soon

Created a website called 'the future'. It will always be coming soon

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Apocalypse Loyalty Card

6 August 2014

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Apocalypse Loyalty Card

Who wants an Apocalypse Loyalty Card? I decided to create one as I have survived several apocalypses, according to several religious groups, and I have nothing to show for it.  Survive five apocalypses, get the rapture free. The terms and conditions are that Tory governments are not included. That is the dystopia loyalty card, where you get nothing for your loyalty. Or a fascist loyalty card that chops your fingers off for holding...

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Institute of Inner Vision

4 August 2014

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Screenshot of Outside

This week my film ‘Outside’ was shown at the 'Shuffle Your Mind' event at Shuffle Festival. ‘Outside’ was premiered at the launch of The Institute of Inner Vision at the Barbican Centre in London in March 2013 as part  Wellcome Trust's 'Wonder in Film' season.  The Institute of Inner Vision was set up at the London College of Communication by Sal Anderson to create and support a community of filmmakers and photographers with...

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