Poetry, Carnival, Politics

Where: Vivid Projects, 16 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS

Poetry, Carnival, Politics aims to interrogate notions of art, revolution and the controversial figure that was Michael X, through music, film and spoken word. The programme at Vivid Projects explores the complexities of the burgeoning black community’s experience of life in Britain during the 50s and 60s – socially, culturally and economically.

Details for the three-day programme follow; for more information please visit the Vivid Projects website, or email info@vividprojects.org.uk

Screening: Who Needs a Heart?
When: Thursday 5th September 2013, from 18:30

Who Needs a Heart? is a parable of political becoming and subjective transformation and one of Black Audio Film Collective’s most controversial films.

An evening of film and music
When: Friday 6th September 2013, from 18:30
Tickets: £3 on the door

The film The Story of Michael X will be shown at 19:00, followed by a collaborative performance at 20:00. Jerk chicken and rum punch will be available from 18:30.

Workshop and Presentation: Who Am I?
When: Saturday 7th September 2013, 10:30-14:00

This workshop aims to bring young people together to experience, explore and express through art, who they are and what it means to be a citizen in this country.

Pamela Pinski

Digbeth and Proud

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