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The Other'd Artist with Travis Alabanza

  • Location : Transmission
  • Date : Saturday, 17 September
  • Time : 7pm - 9m
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The second of Transmission's September expanded artist talks, with London based performance artist and writer Travis Alabanza.

 

THE ART WORLD IS STALE.
THE ART WORLD IS PALE.
THE ART WORLD IS MALE.
but what about the other artists?

The Other'd artist is an evening of live performance, provocation, discussion and action led by performance artist Travis Alabanza. In an art world continuously dominated by certain hues and tones, how does the other'd artist/s learn to survive, and build and imagine ways to thrive?

The Other'd Artist would like to invite other other'd bodies, and those who are committed to supporting us, to Transmission's gallery - to hear the presentation of one other'd artist, and their experience navigating these walls, and join in discussion of we can create a less other'ing space in the wall we occupy.


TRAVIS ALABANZA

Travis Alabanza is a Black, transfemme performance artist and writer that works and survives in London. Their work uses live performance, with a combination of poetry, soundscape, projection and theatrics, to create confrontational art surrounding their experience of being Black and Trans and survival. Recently their one person show STORIES OF A QUEER BROWN MUDDY KID toured in Spring 2016 to Keble Arts Festival, Oxford Queer Week, Hackney Attic, Royal Vauxhall Tavern and selling out Housman's bookstore to rave reviews. This year their work has also been shown at the Tate Britain, Rich Mix London, Hamburg International Feminist Festival, as well as being published in Black and Gay In The UK, Black Girl Dangerous, Not Trans Enough, Beyond the Binary. As well as being the 2016/17 artist residence at the Tate, Alabanza also has toured giving talks and workshops with the National LGBT history month program to venues such as the V&A and Bristol Watershed. Outside of performing, alabanza is keen to discuss, then act, in ways that will centre the liberation queer and trans folk of colour, as well as avidly listening to Beyoncé.