Join us this Thurs as ask what present stories might help us generate different futures? With Samuel R. Delany, KUCHENGA, Storyboard P & Moor Mother through discussion, dance & music.
Day 1 of 4 days of performances, readings, discussions, workshops, screenings (and a party) with sex revolutionaries, prison abolitionist poets, mutant dancers, haunted noise, fan-fiction fantasists—transfeminist dreaming, sci-fi, Latinx tunes, sex worker resistance, bodily storytelling, fantasy, crip erotics, porn, militant fiction…
Samuel R. Delany | Huw Lemmey | Storyboard P | Moor Mother | Hal Duncan | KUCHENGA | Nat Raha | Jackie Wang | [email protected]
| DJ D-harsh | Nena Etza | LAPS | Wu Tsang | boychild | Robert Softley Gale | Maxine Meighan | SWARM (Sex Workers’ Advocacy and Resistance movement) | Sgàire Wood
Visit arika.org.uk for the full schedule and detailed programme information. Let us know if there is anything we can do to make it easier for you to attend — [email protected]
— THU 16 NOV EVENTS
11 – 12.30pm — Anal Panopticon — Workshop 1 @ Many Studios
1.30 – 3pm — Anal Panopticon — Workshop 2 @ Many Studios
Workshop, Reading & Hangout
Two bottomless brunch writing workshops —with readings—speculating the relationship between space, infrastructure, technologies and sex.
Both workshops will be held at Many Studios and have limited capacity. Email [email protected]
to enquire about reserving a space on one.
— 7 – 8.30pm — The Motion of Light
Samuel R. Delany
Reading & Discussion
Access: BSL, STTR & Content
Autobiographical detail becomes a lens to reflect and refract the deepest aspects of personal and social life in Delany’s ground-breaking non-fiction writing.
— 9 – 9.30pm — The Body is a Sanctuary That Floats
A performance by Storyboard P — one of the greatest Afrofuturist dancers on the planet
— 10 – 10.45pm
Moor Mother is a Philadelphian housing activist and black quantum futurist who performs maroon rap shanties and haunted punk-noise.
— ATTENDING EVENTS
All events are Pay What You Can on the day. You can attend for free if that makes the most sense for you. But if you can afford to pay, please do. A suggested daily donation is around £5, although more or less is also fine. Pay by cash and card at the Arika Desk in the Tramway Foyer.
Entry to all events will be on a first come first served basis. Just turn up on the day, there will be no advance reservations, there should be space for lots of us.
— ACCESSING THE EVENTS
For full information about accessing the events including Seating Requests, Venue Accessibility, Quiet/er Space info and Content Notes please visit arika.org.uk/events/episode-9-other-worlds-already-exist/visitor-info
— BSL & CAPTIONING
Some events will be British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted by Jo Ross and/or Yvonne Wadell.
Several events at the Episode will have live Speech to Text Reporting (STTR) provided by Stage Text.
These events are noted in the listing as BSL & STTR
If you would like to attend other events and require BSL interpretation Arika will try to make that happen. Please contact Arika, with as much notice as possible on [email protected]
to arrange or ask at the Arika Desk during the Episode.
— Image of Moor Mother by Bob Sweeney — sweeneybob.net