FEMME IN PUBLIC (GLASGOW)
The Pipe Factory
Glasgow United Kingdom
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What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you? Alok is trying to figure it out. Join for an evening of comedy, poetry, and performance.
Opener: Travis Alabanza
THURS AUGUST 16
6:45 PM DOORS / 7PM SHOW
42 Bain St, Glasgow G40 2LA, UK
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ALOK is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, educator, and entertainer. Their eclectic sense of style, political comedy, and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. Alok was recently the youngest recipient of the prestigious Live Works Performance Act Award granted to ten performance artists across the world. They have been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The New Yorker and have presented their work at 350 venues in more than 30 countries.
Travis Alabanza is a performer, writer and theatre maker. In the last two years they have been noted by numerous publications, such as ARTSY, ID AND MOBO _AWARDS, as one of the most prominent emerging queer artistic voices, and also listed in OUT as an influential queer figure. In 2016/17 they became an artist in residence at the Tate workshop programme, starred in Scottee's theatre production 'putting words in your mouth' and the Royal Exchange show Jubilee, performed in venues such as V&A, Tate, ICA, the Roundhouse and Barbican - and had their work featured in the guardian, BBC, Huck magazine and more. Known for increasingly paving much of the UK conversation around trans politics, Alabanza has became a staple part of the London queer scene and further afield. Their debut poetry book 'Before I step Outside (you love me)' has been shipped to over 19 countries world wide and listed as one of the top trans literary books of 2017. Their interests and work surrounds their identity as a trans, black, gender non conforming person.
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||The Pipe Factory|
42 Bain Street
Glasgow G40 2LA
|Start: ||Thursday Aug 16, 2018 7:00 PM|
|End: ||Thursday Aug 16, 2018 9:00 PM|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|