Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Get To Know at the Thameside Theatre

GET To Know on 24th April features curated Queer shorts in response to the inhumane treatment of LGBTQs in Brunei. The last Wednesday of each month TIC Film holds an inclusive, welcoming event for Queers, Binaries and everyone else.

This drop in club is an opportunity to meet exciting guests and highlights the fascinating work tonight’s guest Lata Upadhyaya is creating locally. It is the chance to make new friends as well as catch up with old friends. After guest presentations and screen clips, it will be the time to mingle and socialise.

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Lata Upadhyaya from Assam is a visual artist that specialises in contemporary sculpture. She completed her Masters in Fine Art in both India and the Slade School of Art, London. Lata’s work reflects her own life, the experience of migrating from East to West and a sense of re-familiarisation with her origins in India. A key local activist she has established an artists’ community in South Essex from her studio at Acme, High House Production Park.

Rainer Schulze curates a selection of short films which are particularly pertinent in light of the recent introduction of extreme inhumane punishment for LGBTIQ people in Brunei. Professor Emeritus of the University of Essex, he is the programmer of Tales From The Margins, presenting films about LGBTIQ rights and the situation of LGBTIQ people from around the world, shown on Latest TV Brighton.

TIC Film Social Club is produced by AAAHA
Venue courtesy of Thameside Theatre


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