Fri 21 October 2016
Film programmeDean Spade, Reina Gossett, Hope Dector18:00 Fri 21–21:30 Sun 23 Oct/ Tramway
A crash-course in pre-figurative, radical, queer, anti-racist, anti-police, anti-prison, anti-deportation abolitionist politics and trans-resistance.
DiscussionCeCe McDonald, Dean Spade, Joshua Allen, We Will Rise19:15–20:45 Fri 21 Oct/ Tramway
Is there a link between the ways we’re caged and exiled by the prison-industrial complex and the ways people’s bodies are violently categorised and segregated by race, class, gender or ability?
ScreeningEric A Stanley & Chris Vargas21:15–22:15 Fri 21 Oct/ Tramway
Criminal Queers visualises a radical trans/queer struggle against the prison industrial complex, working to abolish the multiple ways our hearts, genders, and desires are confined.
ClubJuliana Huxtable, Elysia Crampton, boychild23:00 Fri 21–03:00 Sat 22 Oct/ The Art School
All ticket income goes directly to We Will Rise - a group of migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and their allies who have come together to End Immigration Detention in the UK.
Sat 22 October 2016
DiscussionCeCe McDonald & Joshua Allen11:30–13:00 Sat 22 Oct/ Tramway
A collaborative social justice project that uses art, activism and awareness to combat the systemic oppression facing young, trans, queer & gender nonconforming people of colour.
DiscussionEric A Stanley, Che Gossett, English Collective of Prostitutes, Scot-Pep/ Umbrella Lane14:00–15:30 Sat 22 Oct/ Tramway
What is happening when systems of repression try to grasp communities’ ways of being, living or surviving, applying laws of sexuality, gender or race to cast them as criminal?
Open RehearsalGallery of the Streets & Glasgow Open Dance School16:15–17:00 Sat 22 Oct/ Tramway
The ongoing development of [b]reach, an abolitionist black queer retelling of Marge Piercy’s incredible feminist utopian novel Woman on the Edge of Time.
DiscussionMujeres Creando17:30–18:30 Sat 22 Oct/ Tramway
A sort of prayer and conference, a sort of scream and dialogue - a monologue and declaration at the time, addressing how we can build complicity with one another.
PerformanceSondra Perry19:30–20:15 Sat 22 Oct/ Tramway
Jumping off from Sun Ra’s thoughts on evil, and the Alien films, this performance will explore how the sociality Sondra wants to visualise and participate in has no interest in respectability.
DiscussionMiss Major, CeCe McDonald, Eric A Stanley20:40–22:15 Sat 22 Oct/ Tramway
A conversation of intergenerational trans-resistance and anti-racist fierceness between two of the most inspiring public speakers we know.
Sun 23 October 2016
DiscussionChe Gossett12:30–14:00 Sun 23 Oct/ Tramway
How black radical practices of abolition imagine a way out of the caging and mass killing of life.
DiscussionMujeres Creando , Dean Spade, Eric A Stanley15:30–17:00 Sun 23 Oct/ Tramway
What does it mean to resist seeking assimilation or inclusion within, or let our demands be co-opted by the very systems we seek to dismantle?
PerformanceSondra Perry17:45–18:15 Sun 23 Oct/ Tramway
A celebration of our overabundant social entanglement and complicity, that remind us of how we can see ourselves, stripped of powers’ attempts to grasp us.
DiscussionKai Lumumba Barrow, Miss Major, Che Gossett, Reina Gossett19:30–21:00 Sun 23 Oct/ Tramway
How do communities practice being one another's means, addressing their material problems facing them replicating the state’s violent logic of who is disposable.
PerformanceJuliana Huxtable, Joe Heffernan , Ahya Simone21:30–22:15 Sun 23 Oct/ Tramway
Juliana’s performances chart the dissonant space and discrepancy between the presumed fixed norms of social life and the fluid lived experience those norms don’t allow for.