24/7

Le Fil 

www.lefil.co.uk

Come join Le Fil as he explores a world of gay-straight men, desire and objectification through a fusion of hip thrusting live music, comedy, twisted autobiography and gender-bending performance art.  This ‘pop-gig-with-extras’ opens its doors to cruising toilets, bad romances and racial fetishisation while exploring the modern constructions of gender that packages us up for consumption. Think Christeene meets Kylie meets Lucy Liu!  Expect striking visuals, comedy, dancers and warped pop routines to a kaleidoscopic soundtrack of music from the Pop Sculpture and Nightlife EPs, smashing gender stereotypes one song at a time.

Try before you buy folks, it’s open 24/7… how will you have yours?

Le Fil is an independent British-Chinese androgynous male multimedia provocateur pop artist and singer based in London. As both sculptor and sculpture, Le Fil is constantly transforming; using his body and art to challenge notions of gender and identity. With a creative background that fuses glossy pop songwriting, ceramic sculpture, fashion styling to underground live art – Le Fil straddles the worlds of music, art and now, theatre, in order to present touching and personal artistic statements. Le Fil has performed at Hackney Showroom, Royal Vauxhall Tavern and The Glory and featured in Attitude, QX, Dazed, i-D and Gay Times.

 

24/7 (extract) was part of PUG#4 at Tyneside Irish Centre 1st December 2017.

ROSA POSTLETHWAITE

+44 (0) 77577 39643

info@pugnight.co.uk

Space Six, Floor Six, 39 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QE

Workshop: oracular practice | Sat 4th May 2019

Workshop: oracular practice | Sat 4th May 2019

oracular practice workshop facilitated by Last Yearz Interesting Negro

Workshop description 

A space where I try to make an opening in myself to share current questions, concerns and interests through practice that is part of a project towards disentangling myself from assimilationist approaches. Moving from and through and with states of overwhelm, using the density of available sensory and remembered information, our interior worlds stacked with living, subjective data that can be used as tools for divination.

Or, in other words: some dancing with some words and sounds to provoke and encourage.

About Last Yearz Interesting Negro

oracular practice will be facilitated by Last Yearz Interesting Negro, the performance project of London based artist and dancer Jamila Johnson-Small. The choreographies are dreamspaces and battlegrounds, that build atmospheric landscapes through the live unfolding of the tensions between things that produce meaning. Working with dramaturgies of sculpture, electronic music, poetry, video, texture, a public and always dancing, Jamila isn’t so interested in genre and her practice moves across various spaces, contexts and roles, also curating and hosting spaces for conversation and artistic exchange. She collaborates regularly with Alexandrina Hemsley (Project O), Phoebe Collings-James, Fernanda Muñoz-Newome, Shelley Parker and Rowdy SS. Please see more about Last Yearz Interesting Negro here.

When: Saturday 4th May, 11am – 1pm

Where: GIFT Festival, Caedmon Hall, Gateshead Central Library NE8 4LN

Tickets: Free. Space is very limited please register your attendance here. 

Suitability: 16+

Please wear soft comfortable clothing. And bring layers to keep warm.

Travel and Access information here.

Please contact PUG Producer, Rosa at rosa@pugnight.co.uk if you have any questions.

oracular practice workshop is hosted by PUG with support from Gateshead Council Culture Team, GIFT and ACE. Last Yearz Interesting Negro will be performing at PUG#7 as part of GIFT Festival.

PUG will be hosting workshops throughout 2019.

 

Image: Last Yearz Interesting Negro. Image by Katarzyna Perlak and Carlos Jimenez.

ROSA POSTLETHWAITE | +44 (0) 77577 39643 | info@pugnight.co.uk | Space Six, Floor Six, 39 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QE

All images on PUG website by Chris Bishop www.picturesbybish.com