The Fierce Urgency of Now is named after a speech from Hakeem Jeffries,
Democrat Representive in New York City, who used the phrase to talk about
the need to address inequalities in America at the time of the storming of
the Capitol Building. We’ve since learned the phrase was used by Dr Martin
Luther King Jr. in his ‘I have a dream speech’.
Vic & Gareth Wolf met at Dartington College of Arts at the inaugural
Soundart Radio broadcast 15 years ago.
This commission has given us the platform we were hoping for to move from
theatre into audio.
Our work explores human mortality and environmental decline.