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Arika16 Episode 8: Refuse Powers' Grasp

21 Oct 2016 – 23 Oct 2016

Event times

Various event times

Cost of entry

Tramway events: Pay What You Can, first come first served. Suggested daily donation of £5. The Art School club: Refuse Powers’ Grasp Club - £6 on the door or free for friends in the asylum system.

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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A 3-day celebration of the unruly, ungovernable ways queer, trans, feminist, anti-racist and prison abolitionist communities escape attempts to constrain them, tear down the walls of normative culture and build joy in flight.

About

Life in flight from every prison

Intro

Is there a link between how we’re divided into populations that can be caged and exiled by the prison-industrial complex, and the ways people’s bodies are violently categorised and segregated by race, class, gender or ability? Episode 8 celebrates all the unruly ways we refuse to be defined by such violence, escape attempts to constrain us, tear down the walls of normative culture and build joy in flight.

Featuring

3 days of performances, discussions, screenings and a club with gender non-conforming rebels, students of blackness, lawyers, archivists, anarca-feminist street artists and witches, party hosts, filmmakers, prison abolitionists, poets, DJ’s, ex-prisoners and multi-media artists.

Joshua Allen | boychild | English Collective of Prostitutes | Kai Lumumba Barrow and G.O.D.S | Elysia Crampton | Dean Spade | Che Gossett | Reina Gossett | Juliana Huxtable | CeCe McDonald | Miss Major | Mujeres Creando, Sondra Perry | Eric A Stanley | We Will Rise

Full Schedule and Programme details available at www.arika.org.uk

Access

Some events have British Sign Language Interpretation and/ or live subtitling. See the Arika website for full details.

Tramway has step free access to their public and performance spaces and have gender-neutral wheelchair accessible facilities. For more information on access at Tramway please visit www.bit.ly/TramwayAccess

Venues

Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE

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The Art School, 20 Scott Street, Glasgow, G3 6PE

 

 

 

 

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