NATALIE MITCHELL (SUPER YONIC ORGANISER)
Documentary photographer born and raised in South East London. People inspire her work - hearing their stories and getting an insight into their lives and how the world around them can be shaped by their experiences help inform her world.
VLADA PREDELINA (SUPER YONIC ORGANISER)
A displaced Russian who found home in South East London. Expressive oil painter, video maker, gif maker, recent graduate of School of The Damned, exploring the current problematic housing situation and the general concept of home.
As a south London based writer and spoken word artist, her vibrant storytelling is a representation of a London in transformation. The intimacy of social interaction and the cynicism of political context come together to express a world view that questions the hidden truths of everyday life.
Compiler is a platform for the production and presentation of new media art and dialogue. Led by Tanya Boyarkina, Oscar Cass-Darweish and Eleanor Chownsmith, the group’s artistic and curatorial practice investigates the socio-political challenges raised by digital culture.
COMPILER will be exploring Porn and Consent.
DIANA CHIRE (She-Zine)
A London-based artist and writer who tackles issues of gender, identity and race through her work. Graduated from Westminster in 2010. She works in a variety of traditional and nontraditional media, including performance photo-text collage, video installation, site-specific sculptural installation, digital imagery and sound works. She is the founder and editor of SheZine
Eleanor's work is greatly influenced by social history. She uses pen on board to abstract architectural plans and maps from various periods throughout the last two centuries. Her work is becoming concerned with the geometric shapes formed by these urban areas and the idea of control.
GEORGIE MCAUSLAND (SESAME DRAWING CLUB)
Illustrator and printmaker based in London. Loves to tackle subject matter based on strange habits, magic, the supernatural, superstitions or events based in the past or present. Georgie is part of a female illustrator collective Sesame Drawing Club. She will be showing the story of Lady Godiva.
Join Georgie on Saturday for What I Want To Be When I Grow Up Collage & Zine Workshop
Performer, maker, writer, facilitator. A queer, non-binary artist from Oslo. Their work is aggressively feminine and mental, and being visibly and loudly vulnerable is at the core of what they do. They’re into talking about themselves, being angry and pop music.
Join Jo on Saturday for To Dare! A Performance Persona Workshop
KLARA VAN ITH
Digital installation continuously prints tweets by Donald J. Trump as he publishes them. It might be called a work in progress which poses questions about authenticity and volatility.
Does authenticity mean truth, and does digital mean non- permanent? Do we read a text differently if it has physicality that we can touch with our hands?
Uses music, video, and photography to explore the human experience. Kyoko explores how East-Asian communities have contributed, adapted, and altered their dishes and culinary practices to engage with the communities they serve in South-East London.
Based in Winchester and London, Eleanor Chownsmith's work deals with movement through her choreographic and art practice.
In her work's development and her collaborations with artists from the USA, Portugal, Sweden and the UK, she explores the medium of movement through many creative stages and possibilities. From pure drawing and dance to film and the coding of interactive environments.
London/Hamburg based photographer, artist, and writer with a BA in sports and performance and a BA in applied psychology in her pocket. Vagabond Cameleon.
Women and finding power in the artist world through collaboration rather than competition.
Join Lisa on Saturday for Warrior Women - a Confidence Workshop
SARAH-JOY FORD (SIEZE PROJECTS)
Using quilting and embroidery for an ongoing investigation into the construction of heteronormative patriachy and the disruption of domestic spaces with queer interventions. Sarah-Joy is a co-director of an artist-led art organisation SIEZE Projects based in Leeds.
London-based moving image and multi-disciplinary artist. Born in Tehran, she comes from the first generation of an immigrated family from Iran. Her main focus is to explore the concepts of immigration, identity and memory, to reflect on the topic of being uprooted from the homeland creating a platform which brings awareness to the current immigration crisis.
Currently their practice is an ongoing enquiry into the intersections between bodies and bodies of water. Placed through the lens of an intersectional feminist matrix they consider how thinking with water can liberate bodies and inform a practice of radical self care and mutual support.
An incredible animation carefully made by hand using screen-printing technique for every frame!
The film has won numerous awards and has been screened in festivals all over the world.
(You can even buy the original screen-prints from Dominica's online shop.)
Free Safe Legal
A documentary film which addresses the social stigma and silence around abortion and discovers why religious belief dominates the public discourse on abortion in Northern Ireland fifty years after the 1967 Abortion Act was brought in for rest of the UK. Politicians and pro life groups claim that the people of Northern Ireland don't want legal abortion, but is it time that that Northern Ireland stepped in to the 20th century, let alone the 21st century?
(We will be screening a 20min preview of the documentary film followed by a Q&A with Hattie Ladd and an abortion rights activist from London Irish Abortion Rights Campaign.)
Resilience In the face of White
A short documentary about Tina's first day at school in Iran where she explores different perspectives of looking at female identity at a very young age; a rebellious child who pushes through the boundaries of her headscarf and compulsory hijab.