Queer Out Here

Queer Out Here

Workshop on Art & Race
Date: Friday 2nd June 2023
Time: 7-9pm | Free
Location: Afri-Co-Lab

Are you part of the local Black* LGBTQIA+ community and looking for a friendly and welcoming space to chat about art?

Then join ‘We Out Here’ for a free workshop, led by artist Elaine Mullings, exploring the connections between queerness, art and race.

How have well-known Black* queer artists told their stories? How can we express a queer identity through art?

The workshop will look at and talk about work by Black queer artists such as Mark Bradford, Nick Cave, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Isaac Julien, Mickelene Thomas and Kehinde Wiley.

There will also be an opportunity to get creative using drawing and collage.

This workshop is for all members of the Black* LGBTQIA+ communities and friends – it doesn’t matter if art is not your thing, perhaps you want to try something different or meet new people. Queer Out Here is all about coming together, sharing thoughts and trying something new.

The workshop is free but must be booked in advance as spaces are limited. To book a place click here

Queer Out Here is part of WE OUT HERE, a groundbreaking exhibition curated by Lorna Hamilton-Brown showcasing the work of six Black artists of Caribbean heritage based in Hastings. Running from 1st April to 4th June 2023 at Hastings Contemporary.

* The term ‘Black’ includes all racialised people whose ancestral origins are African, Asian, Caribbean, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Romany, the indigenous people of the South Pacific Islands, the American continents, Australia and New Zealand.

Funded by Arts Council England with further support from local LGBTQIA+ led arts charity Home Live Art.

  • When Friday 2nd June 2023

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