^ = me on Cornmarket, taking trans questions and daring the public to fight me
Marina Abramovic: connection with the audience
The artist is present
The power of eye contact and physical presence. Maybe I should consider orchestrating a dialogue with the public irl?
The community coming together to do whatever we can (including individual’s talents) to raise money for community causes, eg a community member’s top surgery.
Case Study: Top Off
“KRISHNA ISTHA’S TOP SURGERY FUNDRAISER
Hi London!!!!! We’ve got a show full of queer superstars from the queer performance scenes of London and beyond for one night!
All of Krishna’s mates are contributing their time to throw this killer show to raise funds for their top surgery (what absolute gems!!)
The night will be hosted by our fave homegrown queer icon TRAVIS ALABANZA
Expect performances from all of London’s queer darlings-
FIGS IN WIGS, TALLULAH HADDON, KATY JALILI, RHY’S PIECES, VIJAY PATEL, SADIE SINNER, AMELIA STUBBERFIELD & AINSLIE TEMPLETON.
Followed by a DJ set from musician and international NB sweetheart PLANNINGTOROCK and writer, DJ & professional sad gurl Aisha Mirza aka ANGEL@LAST will make u buss down ✨
Night starts at 8 pm. Get there early if you want to make sure you’ve got a good spot for the show!
*TICKETS* £10 (online before the event), £12 on the door.
Since this is a fundraiser, you can pay more on the door if you have spare ££ and wanna lavish us with some queens!
Things we’ve got in store for you include a SPANK STATION by the gloriously handsome, well suited, butch lot (The Drakes).
A KISSING BOOTH with some of your fave queers around town taking turns to raise funds by smooching you.
RAFFLE! We’ve got a stellar list of prices including a writing salon, a kink workshop, hooping classes, theater tickets, books and more!
Poster images by HOLLY REVELL
If you’re out of town, or can’t make it or you’re a mate from the other side of the world but wanna help contribute to Krishna’s surgery fund you can via paypal (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you have any millionaire friends- send them the link k?
Wheelchair accessible venue and gender-neutral toilets on site
If you’re someone who is in need of a free ticket and can’t afford it otherwise, please PM us!”