Four spoken word artists capture different experiences of navigating a city’s architecture - journeying from patriarchal, urban spaces to queer subcultures.
Chloe AyoDeji Filani, Kai-Isaiah Jamal, Rene Matić, Tanaka (AKA T.Ffuego) will each perform. The evening will take place in - and respond to - Lola Flash's powerful exhibition challenging stereotypes and gender, sexual, and racial preconceptions.
Curated by Gaby Sahhar through the queerdirect project, an LGBTQIA+ artist support network, curatorial platform and arts programme.
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Chloe AyoDeji Filani, Artist of Poetry, Performance, Black Feminism, Public Speaker and workshop facilitator. Her artistic practise/poetry works with her lived experience of being a black trans woman and the broader themes of identity and power structures.
She has performed at a dance, sound piece at Late at Tate. Spoken at UAL feminist society, Women of the world festival with BLACK LIVES MATTER, at women of the world festival. Performed and curated an art and music event for Black women cis, trans and queer. called ‘Swaying Feels wit Blk Sirens’.
Kai-Isaiah Jamal is a poet, writer, model and trans visibility activist. He works within and outside of institutional spaces to give a voice and representation to queer trans working class black folk, with focus on masc folk and reimagining the futures of queer black men.
His work explores the intersections he sits within and uses narration from life experience to remind you that boys like him have and will continue to exist.
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