TRANS VEGAS 2020
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About the Event
Trans Up North will shine the spotlight on the north of England with four short films created by northern trans artists. The screening will be followed by a Q&A.
La John Joseph is a Liverpudlian artist, they work at the intersection of artist film and live performance, investigating the convergence of social class, gender identity and religious faith in the matrices of social power.
Sade Mica uses photography, textiles, print and film alongside other mediums to document their body, emotions, ever in flux gender presentation. This piece is about binders that Sade has made to be worn on the outside.
Chester Tennyson’s work deals with the absurdity present within the everyday language of institutional order and authority. As a transgender artist, the language of gendering is a key focus for Chester and his practice plays with the idiosyncratic cisgender norms and patriarchal rules present within everyday life.
Yvy DeLuca is a trans advocate and author of 'Tainted Beauty - The Memoir of an Authentic Creation'. As a trans, Indian woman, Yvy also performs as a BollyWitch, incorporating Bollywood dance and the mystic world.