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Institute of Contemporary Arts
Courtesy of INFERNO. Photography by Roxy Lee

INFERNO is a techno rave and performance art platform prioritising queer and trans DJs and performers. Founded by artist and DJ Lewis G. Burton in 2015, INFERNO takes over the ICA’s Theatre, Bar and Cinema for a late-night rave accompanied by performances and screenings. 

INFERNO presents a programme of heavy techno edits, queer porn screenings and an audio-visual performance by Sweatmother.

Also: Join the conversations at INFERNO Summit on Saturday 17 December


Note: Yha Yha is no longer playing.

Jasmine Infiniti
Wax Wings
Lewis G. Burton

Cinema 1:
That's So Gay is a programme of queer erotica curated by Ailo Ribas (Otherness Archive).


Dyke, Just Do It (Excerpt) is a 20-minute performance examining the commercialisation of dyke identities. Featuring Sweatmother with an ensemble group of self-identified dykes, this multimedia performance draws on LGBT ‘kiss ins’ and language through advertisements. With movement direction by Eve Stainton and sound by Jennifer Walton.

Part of the ICA 75th Anniversary Season
Lewis G. Burton is a London-based DJ, performance artist, curator and activist. They co-founded queer-techno-rave-cum-performance-art-platform INFERNO. They are one of the lead organisers of London Trans+ Pride.

Otherness Archive is a visual archive documenting queer films and its pioneers, as well as operating as a space for contemporary filmmakers.

Sweatmother is an artist and filmmaker based in London. They use experimental techniques and hybrid documentary filmmaking in collaboration with non-professional actors to create counter-narratives from within their own communities and subcultures.

Jasmine Infiniti is a non-binary trans person of colour artist and DJ who was born and raised in the Bronx and now resides in the Bay, they are an integral part of the New York vogue house, House of Infiniti. She is the co-founder of label New World Dysorder.
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10:00 pm
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