Bodies Under Siege – spoken word & musik från Sydafrika

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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.

lördag / 26 sep / 2020
17:00-18:10
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 Council

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