Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can’t See: a Guest Post for Quite Irregular

My friend and colleague Jem Bloomfield has once again allowed me to insinuate myself into his Quite Irregular blog, this time with some thoughts on blindfolded musicians.  I wrote this after the image of a blindfolded pianist glimpsed during the National Theatre’s current production of Edward II put me in mind of blindfolded musicians in Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour.  It’s a very evocative image and for me raises questions about power, privilege, and who is allowed to see what based on status.  Read more over on Quite Irregular.