The Cogency office has been buzzing lately, in preparation for the 14-18 NOW launch which took place this morning on HMS President.
Jenny Waldman, Director of 14-18 NOW introduced the programme, which is commissioning artists to create new work reflecting on the impact and legacy of the First World War, as part of the UK-wide Centenary commemorations. Participating artists and companies include: BalletBoyz, Kate Pullinger & Neil Bartlett, Malorie Blackman, Royal de Luxe, Sebastian Faulks, Stephen Fry, Anya Gallaccio, Sound&Fury, Katie Mitchell, Andrew Motion, Torsten Rasch, Owen Sheers, Lemn Sissay, Forced Entertainment, Posy Simmonds, Richard Thompson, Colm Tóibín, Richard Wentworth, Jeanette Winterson, Chloe Dewe Mathews, WildWorks.
We are the Marketing Consultants for the project, and will be working with the 14-18 NOW team to deliver the 2014 season. The website is now live, do have a look around and share your thoughts with us @1418NOW @thecogency