GLOOPTOPIA! with NewfrontEars
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The world's premier autistic green drag queen Oozing Gloop leads a live exploration into cultural stagnation and political hope.
Oozing Gloop joins forces with NewfrontEars to share stories and short films from their live show GLOOPTOPIA!
GLOOPTOPIA! is a direct challenge to the notion that people with Autism ‘struggle with social imagination’ – and also challenges the simple fact it’s easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.
We have a wealth of apocalyptic omens, disaster movies and critique, but zero 21st-century post-capital culture.
Oozing Gloop defies this with revolutionary zeal to open radical new spheres of imagination through the unveiling of a new language of political hope for these troubled times.
Oozing Gloop’s practice relates primarily to the interplay of trash and transmutation over the body. He/she/it re-stages folkloric encounters to isolate the universal elements in our shared political landscape.
NewfrontEars is an enigmatic artistic body that offers a new level of cinematic live-streaming at the knife's edge of technology and art.
GLOOPTOPIA! is supported by New Queers on The Block, Unlimited and Arts Council England. Supported by Dadafest, Live Art Development Agency, ]performancespace[, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, The Marlborough Theatre & Pub, The Spire (Brighton), Theatre in the Mill (Bradford), Art BnB (Blackpool), Home Live Art (Hastings), Norwich Arts Centre (Norwich).
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For ages 16+
Contains some themes of an adult nature.
This event includes a pre-recorded streamed performance and live elements.
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16 – 18 Jan 2021, live event at 9pm, then available on demand.
Approximate run time: 60 minutes for live event, 15 minutes for video on demand.
- Standard entryFree, but ticketed
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