Beskrivning

Bodies Under Siege is a spoken word poetry and jazz showcase foregrounding women and the LGBTQI+ community, highlighting their plight and amplifying their voices through spoken word poetry. The concept showcases artists, who through their work, are vocal and introspective to the struggles women and the LGBTQI+ community face, such as gender based violence, femicide, Hate crimes, body shaming, patriarchy, sexual violence and many other societal issues they are faced with from a South African perspective.

This production showcases the above mentioned group’s ability to overcome adversity in different public spaces and still exude excellence, empathy, co-creation, dignity and strength. It’s a reminder of the perseverance these groups possess as well as their ever evolving and pivotal role in society.

The showcase borrows from the voices of women, the LGBTQI+ community as well as men in order to hold the conversation to the light.

Featured poets in this production are Christie "FossilSoul" van Zyl, and Solly "Soetry" Ramatswi.

Bodies Under Siege – spoken word & musik från Sydafrika

LIVE
lördag / 26 sep / 2020
17:00-18:00
Taggning: HBTQI,  Poesi
Tema: Sydafrika
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Beskrivning

Bodies Under Siege is a spoken word poetry and jazz showcase foregrounding women and the LGBTQI+ community, highlighting their plight and amplifying their voices through spoken word poetry. The concept showcases artists, who through their work, are vocal and introspective to the struggles women and the LGBTQI+ community face, such as gender based violence, femicide, Hate crimes, body shaming, patriarchy, sexual violence and many other societal issues they are faced with from a South African perspective.

This production showcases the above mentioned group’s ability to overcome adversity in different public spaces and still exude excellence, empathy, co-creation, dignity and strength. It’s a reminder of the perseverance these groups possess as well as their ever evolving and pivotal role in society.

The showcase borrows from the voices of women, the LGBTQI+ community as well as men in order to hold the conversation to the light.

Featured poets in this production are Christie "FossilSoul" van Zyl, and Solly "Soetry" Ramatswi.

Språk: Engelska
Arrangör: Hear My Voice, Rámus, Palmecentret, The South African State Theatre & National Art Coucnil

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