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Deloitte Ignite 2011 festival curated by Mike Figgis opens at Royal Opera House

Posted at 7:00 am, August 31, 2011 in Arts & Entertainment

Mike Figgis / Deloitte Ignite 2011This weekend (September 2-4), Deloitte Ignite 2011 festival, this year entitled ‘Just Tell The Truth’, returns to Royal Opera House with the usual goal of filling its halls with all manner of contemporary art and culture. Helmed this year by director Mike Figgis (above) (‘Leaving Las Vegas’, ‘Internal Affairs’), the festival features performances and appearances from prolific Flamenco dancer Eva Yerbabuena, comedian Marc Thomas, pop artist Peter Blake and journalist/presenter Jon Snow, plus exclusively filmed interviews with Mike Figgis talking to John Berger, Marina Abramovic, Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt and David Lynch. Many events are free but must be booked in advance.

For info, see Deloitte Ignite 2011 listing.

Rosey Chan and Zack Winokur at Royal Opera House / Deloitte Ignite 2011

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