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56 Results for Resistance | Power

Some suggestions of ways in to exploring this theme could be Hortense Spillers’ conversation with Denise Ferreria da Silva on fleshliness and bodiliness and the From Subjection to Subjection discussion with Reina Gossett, Charlene Sinclair and Saidiya Hartman or Mujeres Creando throwing eggs in their Recipes to Change Society provocation.

Mijke point to a white board their face is reflected in a tv screen to their lef
24 November 2019
Tramway

Multilogics and Poetics of Radical Transfeminism

Mijke van der Drift Nat Raha

Underlying radical transfeminism, as an urgent critique of binary essentialism and fixed identities, is the call for a new kind of thinking that can move between and integrate the truths of all lives in their transformations.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Two abstract images merge. Earth coloured circles. Traces of particle decay.
24 November 2019
Tramway

The utterly in common, or bodies of colour in the flesh

James Goodwin Nisha Ramayya

“Beginning where you and me ends, where we don’t so much come but are already here.” Join James and Nisha to talk about breath, erotics and flesh, about our social, poetic cosubstantiality.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Rainbow pride heart window decals advertise an offer at a Sunbed shop, Consol
23 November 2019
Tramway

Future Ruins: transfeminism, austerity and the archives

Jay Bernard Mijke van der Drift Nat Raha

Radical transfeminism aims to hold the space for finding relations between the ruins of the everyday. Emerging from the debris, spaces for politics find form as poetics to carry understandings, actions and be/longings.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Fred Moten in the middle of speaking, with Fernando Zalamea listening beside
23 November 2019
Tramway

Discussion on Mathopoetics

Fred Moten Fernando Zalamea

A back and forth between Fred and Fernando on the transits and obstructions between mathematics and poetics, and how both help us to think from the other side.

Episode 10: A Means Without End
A jagged bluff of rocks juts out into a grey and moody sea as waves lap at shore
20 November 2019
Tramway

4 Waters: Deep Implicancy

Arjuna Neuman Denise Ferreira da Silva

What would a world and an ethics look like free from the destructive consequences of the Western mind?

Episode 10: A Means Without End
Other Worlds Already Exist: text in pink on blue background
16 – 19 November 2017
Tramway Kinning Park Complex Many Studios

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist

4 days of performances, discussions, workshops, screenings with mutant dancers, prison abolitionist poets, transfeminist revolutionaries, haunted noise, science fiction, sex worker resistance, crip erotics, radical pornography and militant fiction.

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
KUCHENGA, Jackie Wang, and Nat Raha seated in discussion on red cushions
18 November 2017
Tramway

Future Justice in the Present

Jackie Wang KUCHENGA Nat Raha

Thought and action, writing and protesting. A chat with Nat Raha, KUCHENGA and Jackie Wang asking what can be learnt from writing across genres by agitators, activists and abolitionists?

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Disco lights on festoons on a wall
17 November 2017
Kinning Park Complex

Party & Unity Fundraiser

DJ D-Harsh Dj@Christelle Moor Mother Nena Etza

Social and party with all proceeds going to the Unity Centre, featuring DJ SETS with Dj@Christelle, DJ D-Harsh, Nena Etza & Moor Mother.

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
Three people hold a banner: "Rights Not Rescue Our Choice"
21 April 2017
Kinning Park Complex

Party & Performances

Marianne Chargois MC Ray St. Ray Sex Workers’ Opera

A party and fundraiser to support Sex Workers’ struggles and LGBT Unity with music and performances from the sex workers’ community and allies, plus DJ’s and dancing.

Sex Workers’ Festival of Resistance