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Arika have been creating events since 2001. The Archive is space to share the documentation of our work, over 600 events from the past 20 years. Browse the archive by event, artists and collections, explore using theme pairs, or use the index for a comprehensive overview.

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86 Results for Fugitivity | Care

This theme in part arises from Episodes 6 and 7 which explored ideas and performances to do with the politics of care and of waywardness (among other things). It also offers a chance to re-frame some older performances. Two or three ways into the documentation grouped here: The Ueinzz Theatre Company talking about their relationship of creative practice and care together, Saidiya Hartman’s reading that elucidates her understanding of ‘Waywardness’ or Denise Ferreira da Silva and Valentina Desideri’s performed lecture about their Poethical Reading practice.

two white whales made of paper perch on a low coffee table
21 November 2019
Tramway

In the Sign of Jonah: Around Moby-Dick

Laura Harris Fernando Zalamea

“The miracle of Herman Melville is this: that a hundred years ago in Moby Dick…he painted a picture of the world in which we live, which is to this day unsurpassed.” – C. L. R. James

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Someone hands are bound in maybe 15 different, irregularly knotted ropes
21 November 2019
Tramway

Gravitational Feel: Opening Performance

Fred Moten Wu Tsang

Gravitational Feel is an engine for intensifying the differentiation of our entanglement, which you continually reprogramme in the mutual rub, shift and lap of its sonic, wooden, steel, textile and human material.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
A shot of murky green and brown water with several rectangular bricks submerged
20 November 2019
Tramway

All and at once

Arjuna Neuman Denise Ferreira da Silva Fred Moten Wu Tsang

Why won’t the idea of the particle or individual go away? Is the measurement problem in physics a documentary film issue? What can a human be without its crutches of life-time and measure?

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Comic depicts gay men cruising in laundromat
19 November 2017
Tramway

Public Sex

Huw Lemmey Samuel R. Delany Jackie Wang

Could cruising and random public sex be the basis of an ethically organised society? A discussion with Jackie Wang, Samuel R. Delany and Huw Lemmey.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
A projected image reads "decriminalise sex work" on a red banner. Four people are sat underneath the image on a stage talking with an audience.
19 November 2017
Tramway

Sex, Work, Justice

SWARM

The struggle for sex workers’ rights and how we can understand it in the continuum of care work and other forms of invisibilised and precarious work.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Two speakers on stage surrounded by audience and red cushions
19 November 2017
Tramway

Discourse or Intercourse: Group Action

Maxine Meighan Robert Softley Gale

How do people living with disability see themselves in today’s sexualised culture? How do we imagine our crip sexual selves despite society wanting to reduce us to non-erotic bodies?

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Two legs wearing black high heeled boots stick up above the edge of dark stage
18 November 2017
Tramway

Moved by the Motion

boychild TOTAL FREEDOM Wu Tsang

Sci-fi. After the club. Underground. Counter-narrative. Narrated movement. Cultural resistance. Wu Tsang and boychild’s collaborative performance series, will continue its evolution at Episode 9 with the addition of TOTAL FREEDOM.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Robert Softley Gale working at a computer next to a bath robe
18 November 2017
Tramway

Discourse or Intercourse: One on One

Robert Softley Gale

Ten short intimate one-on-one conversations with Robert Softley Gale – We all want to see ourselves reflected in the world around us—in society, in art, in culture… in porn?

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Untitled-2
17 November 2017
Kinning Park Complex

Storyboard P at Kinning Park Complex

Storyboard P

During Episode 9 we made this clip with Storyboard P at Kinning Park Complex. Video by Ash Reid.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Storyboard P blurred in movement surrounded by darkness
16 November 2017
Tramway

The Body is a Sanctuary That Floats

Storyboard P

A performance by Storyboard P – one of the greatest Afrofuturist dancers on the planet.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
A silhouette of Delany in front of screen where a room is lit with green light
16 November 2017
Tramway

The Motion of Light

Samuel R. Delany

Autobiographical detail becomes a lens to reflect and refract the deepest aspects of personal and social life in Delany’s ground-breaking non-fiction writing.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Episode_9_Eduardo_Restrepo_Still
16 November 2017
Tramway

Films Installed in the Foyer

Eduardo Restrepo Castaño SWARM

In the Foyer at the Tramway we will screen a documentary from the Sex Workers’ Festival of Resistance 2017 and La Llamada by Eduardo Restrepo Castaño.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist