Vanguard of Then & Now: Part 1 - an evening of spoken word performances and call-out to artists
- Wednesday 27 February, 6.30pm (doors open 6pm)
Haringey Vanguard presents Vanguard of Then & Now: Part 1, a special evening of spoken word performances, bringing together intergenerational BAME LGBTQ+ communities to socialise and discuss BAME LGBTQ+ activism and history. You can also find out about the different activities Haringey Vanguard is offering.
- There will be a speed matching session for people interested in being interviewed or carrying out interviews recording BAME LGBTQ+ experiences and stories
- The evening is also an invitation to artists. On display will be a selection of archival creative works - social and political - from the LGBTQ+ and BAME LGBTQ+ community (1970s-1990s). Haringey Vanguard invites artists from the BAME LGBTQ+ communities to submit a creative response to the images for a future exhibition at Bruce Castle Museum in October 2019. Applicants can be working in any artistic discipline, including zines, painting, prints, video or poetry. Up to 4 ideas will be commissioned, and the selected artwork exhibited as part of the Vanguard of Then & Now: Part 2 exhibition celebrating LGBTQ+ Black History month
- Exhibited archival works from this event will remain on display for artists to see until 31 March. For further information on how to submit your ideas, come along to the event, or if you are unable to attend, please contact: Veronica McKenzie, Community Project Officer - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Register your interest on the Eventbrite website (external link).
Doors open at 6pm.
Background: The Haringey Vanguard history project exists to record the significant contribution made to politics and culture by Haringey BAME LGBTQ+ activists 1980-2000. Supported by Haringey Archive and Museum Service with London Metropolitan Archives, and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.