10 May 2018, 6pm - 7.30pm
New Art Exchange
This recently made documentary film, VISIBLE, challenges common misconceptions that LGBTQ+ People of Colour have no history and no story to tell. Calling upon inspirational ancestors and contemporary artists and activists working to challenge mainstream perception and the sanitisation of LGBT legacies, join us for an unforgettable evening of film and discussion.
In conversation will be Director Campbell X, Producer and ACE Change Maker Kayza Rose and VISIBLE contributor, Sabah Choudrey.
Kayza Rose is the Executive Director of BlackOutLDN which she co-founded to support victims of racism and to combat oppressions suffered by people of colour. Kayza uses creative practices to give marginalised groups a voice. Kayza is a Filmmaker and creative producer in the arts who joined Duckie on the Arts Council England Change Maker programme in October 2016. As well as developing a distinctive voice in Black activism , Kayza has produced a season of innovative black queer events including the film, performance and clubbing triptych Family, the nourishing mental health format Family Dinner and a new QTIPOC London youth theatre that opened in March 2018.
Find Kayza on Twitter or Instagram @kayzarose
Campbell X is an award-winning filmmaker who directed the queer urban romcom feature film Stud Life (2012) which was awarded the Screen Nations Independent Spirit Award (2013) and the Best Black LGBT film in the Hotter Than July Film Festival (2013) Campbell's recent film DES!RE (2017) is a meditation on desire for queer masculinity including transgender masculinity and female masculinity.
Find Campbell on Twitter or Instagram @campbellx
Sabah is a queer Muslim social justice fighter, and currently works with METRO Charity and Gendered Intelligence in London doing Trans Youth Support Work. Sabah gave a TEDx talk in Brixton 2015 sharing their experiences of being a hairy brown girl, an angry brown man and a queer brown person, and made The Rainbow List celebrating 101 of the most influential LGBT people in Britain, 2015. Sabah has been published on The Huffington Post, Black Girl Dangerous and writes on sabahchoudrey.com. Follow on Twitter @SabahChoudrey and Facebook at Sabah Choudrey
18yrs+ (please note this screening contains graphic imagery)
Image credit: Roxene Anderson