Image: Firpal Jawanda for RAT ZINE
A night of workshops, talks, film screenings, music and band merch for the launch of RAT ZINE Issue 1, featuring RAT contributors and other trans artists from the RAT extended universe.
RAT ZINE is a new publication of trans and queer work. Issue 1 contains newly commissioned works by 13 UK-based trans and queer artists working across different mediums, with pieces extending off the page into other digital forms. Contributors to issue 1 include the right lube, marikiscrycrycry, Ebun Sodipo, Aisha Mirza, Shola von Reinhold, Biogal_, and Tanaka Fuego.
9.30pm Ebun Sodipo performative reading
10pm Biogal performance with sound design by Romeo Mac’Neil
10.45pm Maz Murray and Shola von Reinhold live readings
11.15pm LC (DJ)
12.15am mea0u (DJ) *strobe lighting will be used during this set
1.15am MS SAATI (DJ)
+ screenings of original moving image works from RAT ZINE 1 by Marikiscrycrycry, Tanaka Fuego, Laura Lynes, and Soha Salem
+ a soundtrack by Aisha Mirza and Soha Salem throughout
RAT is curated and edited by Mia Georgis and produced by Inès Georgis and Yasser Zadeh, with graphic design by Firpal Jawanda. It is funded by Arts Council England and all of the money from zine sales will be donated to FiveforFive, a collective crowdfund for UK trans women, trans fem people and organisations which support them.