Featured Projects

The Woods Trapped at the Edge of Midnight
Strange Factories
Virulent Experience
Ward 12 - The Basement
Dead Language

About John Harrigan

John Harrigan is a writer, director and performer. He is a founder of FoolishPeople and is one of the earliest pioneers of immersive theatre.

Harrigan's work centers on the creation of film, ritual theatre, and installation art. Its aim is to raise a numinous experience within the witness. He has performed at the ICA, the Horse Hospital, Arcola Theatre, and throughout London and the UK. His work has been presented internationally in the United States and Netherlands.

Artist's Statement

My work as a writer, director and filmmaker explores the inherent truth that each life holds. Utilising the mediums of ritual and storytelling, I explore our relationship with the numinous that haunts the liminal spaces of humanity and culture.

Recent Works

  • Sex Angel (2016-2017)
  • Sublimity (2016-2017)
  • The Woods Trapped at the Edge of Midnight (2015), The Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
  • Strange Factories (2013), Cinema Museum, London
  • Virulent Experience (2012), in partnership with Conway Hall Ethical Society, Conway Hall, London