Local Dialogues/Global Movements

6 Apr 2019

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Mile End Art Pavilion

London, United Kingdom


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A day-long eco-fair with performances, talks, and screenings, showcasing local and global activisms on site the exhibition Staring at the Sun.



2-7pm – Info stands, food, products & book stalls

Women’s Environmental Network / Platform / PM Press / Stitches in Time / Triffids (more to be annoounced)

2-6pm – Public interaction

In Residency with Xavier de Sousa and Andre Neely

Starting from historical effervescent political protests, Xavier and Andre investigate the potential of domino-effect actions that grow out of our personal and collective awareness of the urgency of environmental activism.

2-6pm – Performance (durational)

Moa Johansson, Tonight is the Night Baby and Forever but No Recycling

3-3:30pm – Performance

Timebomb Theatre, Rhino Requiem

Performers: Thierry Alexandre, Lara Buffard, Céleste Combes, Bianca Darkwoods

Live Music by: Tom Milsom

Directed by: Thierry Alexandre & Lara Buffard

4-6pm – Public Discussion

Climate Change from the Margins to the Centre: Black & Feminist Eco-Activisms

Ama Josephine Budge

Women’s Environmental Network

Farzana Khan / Voices that Shake

Suzanne Dhaliwal

Susan Buckingham (convenor)

7-8:30pm – Film Screening

Shu Lea Cheang, Fresh Kill, 1994

A unique story of two young lesbian parents caught up in a global exchange of industrial waste via contaminated sushi. Set in New York where raw fish lips have become all the rage across restaurants in Manhattan. Strange things start to happen: household pets start to glow ominously and then disappear altogether; the sky opens up and snows soap flakes and people start speaking in dangerous tongues.

Fresh Kill premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, Berlin in 1994.  In 1995, it featured in the Whitney Biennal, New York and was broadcast on Channel Four in the UK.


Arts Feminism Queer

Exhibiting artists

Xavier de Sousa

Moa Johansson

Timebomb Theatre

Shu Lea Cheang

Andre Neely

Ama Josephine Budge

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