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An artist development project for and by LGBTQI+ people and their allies

Join us this summer to explore your creative outlets, participate in workshops and to meet other artists!

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Facilitated by pianist Emmanuel Vass, choreographer Stephanie Schober and guest artists, this professional development initiative combines creative media including visual arts, music, movement and spoken word. No previous experience is needed within these art forms, just a curiosity to experiment and play.

Participation is free but places are limited, so make sure you sign up for a specific day or whole project


Monday 19 July


Studio 25, 25 Church Street, Manchester, M4 1PE

10.00 – 12.30 Dancer and choreographer Joshua Hubbard’s workshop will draw from the ‘House of Decay’ creative process focusing on vogue, dance, drag, fashion and art.

14.00 – 16.00 Textile artist, zinester and tap dancer Seleena Daye’s workshop will explore ways of creating a personal narrative with her art, aiming to make art accessible for everyone with the use of vivid imagery.

Tuesday 20 – Friday 23 July


Trinity Laban, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ,

Creekside Studio, 14.00 – 18.00

Each afternoon consists of a welcome session, a guest artist workshop and facilitated space for collaboration.

Tuesday 20 July

Songstress and artist Rubie Green’s workshop will draw from their creative process using vocalisation and choral singing as tools for introspection and solidarity building. Rubie recently released their solo album ‘Take both’, currently plays in Jenny Moore’s Mystic Business band, they are also a member and contributing composer of F*Choir.

Wednesday 21 July

Musician, dancer and choreographer Owen Ridley-DeMonick’s workshop will draw from his creative process and performance experiences that explore: the politicised body. Alongside creating his own work, Owen currently also performs with Trajal Harrel and Alexandra Bachzetsis.

Thursday 22 July

Poet, dancer and choreographer Oluwaseun Olayiwola’s workshop will draw from his artistic process ‘radical wonder – infinite play’, exploring abstract representations of identity.

Friday 23 July

Choreographer Stephanie Schober and pianist Emmanuel Vass will facilitate the studio space to explore new ideas for collaboration and to share experiences made during the week.