The Rebel Man Standard

I am privileged to perform at The Rebel Man Standard’s festival of dance, workshops, discussions and exhibitions at Guest Projects in April.

My piece, my first ever performance lecture, is called ‘How Do Fat People Dance?’ and will be part of a two-hander with Zinzi Minott and Zia X on Wednesday 20 April. Details and booking via The Rebel Man Standard website.

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Weirdo Zine Fest

weirdozineI’m going to be selling copies of my book, Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement, and some of my zines at Weirdo Zine Fest at the end of January. Come along.

Weirdo Zine Fest
DIY Space for London
96-108 Ormside Road, London SE15 1TF
Sunday 31 January 2016
1-5.30pm

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30 Skanks (and other revolutionary dances)

I have been working with Zinzi Minott of The Rebel Man Standard on a reformulation of her piece 30 Skanks (and other revolutionary dances). It’s part of an evening of dance produced by the group and supported by Arts Council England. Hana Lee Erdman and Keyon Gaskin are also performing.

The Rebel Man Standard Presents
4 December
7.30pm
Chisenhale Dance, 64-84 Chisenhale Road, London E3 5QZ
£10 Box office 020 8981 6617

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Poor lasses, therapy and class

The latest Poor Lass is out, a necessary zine of real life stories by working class women.

This issue is themed Health and I have a contribution in it about being a working class psychotherapist.

Copies and info available at Poor Lass

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SWAGGA film

The London-based photographer Katarzyna Perlak documented the SWAGGA throughout its development process. The material she shot over a period of months forms the basis of SWAGGA, the film.

The film was screened to a sell-out crowd in September, and more screenings are on the way. For now, here is the trailer:

SWAGGA fans should also check out the two tracks that Verity Susman composed for the show, now available to listen to online. It was a real privilege to dance to this composer’s scores, created just for us.

Verity Susman – SWAGGA

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