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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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54 Results for Writing | Reading

Across a number of Arika events Writing and Reading have been key practices with numerous iterations. As a way in here are a few highlighted events: Fred Moten’s reading of his poems at Episode 4: Freedom is a Constant Struggle, Amiri Baraka and Henry Grimes’s poetry and double bass duo and Evan Calder Williams’ talk about horror and darkness.

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.

Some people looking into camera through a mesh of lights
19 November 2017
Tramway

The Cybernetic Cop

Jackie Wang

A prison abolitionist punk video-poetry-music mash up about our fucked-up dystopian society, RoboCop, kids toys and criminality.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
A design with a yellow background featuring a bottle of Chubz poppers
19 November 2017
Tramway

Chubz

Huw Lemmey

Politicised fan-fiction chronicling working class gay urban space and fantasy.

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
Laps Performs in Blue Light
18 November 2017
Tramway

Every Book is Dead

Hal Duncan LAPS

Mashed up queer fantasy of worker’s revolts, biblical demons and present-day hells, and dubbed out cyborg-electro.

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
Hands Clasp in detail from Bread and Wine, a visual novel about Chip Delany
18 November 2017
Tramway

Being for Others

Samuel R. Delany

Chip’s written some of the greatest of all Sci-Fi and Fantasy—page turning character driven diamond-hard novels and short stories: each a lens that refracts our real-life struggles and desires.

Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist
Snapchat of street at night lit with white polythene covered boards
16 November 2017
Many Studios

Anal Panopticon

Huw Lemmey

Two bottomless brunch writing workshops—with readings—speculating the relationship between space, infrastructure, technologies and sex.

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
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18 April 2015
Tramway

Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political

Denise Ferreira da Silva Valentina Desideri

A performed, open, public conversation about how we might think politics from the position of intuition, in which Denise and Valentina use un-reasonable tools to map out a hybrid poetical/ ethical reading of their own situations.

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18 April 2015
Tramway

Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political

Denise Ferreira da Silva Valentina Desideri

Three intimate 45 minute sessions, reading your political questions – using Tarot, Palmistry, Reiki, Astrology, and Philosophy, and the invented methods of Fake and Political Therapy.

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17 April 2015
Tramway

Poethical Readings/Intuiting the Political

Denise Ferreira da Silva Valentina Desideri

Three intimate 45 minute sessions, readings of your political questions – using Tarot, Palmistry, Reiki, Astrology, and Philosophy, and the invented methods of Fake and Political Therapy.

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