Slate World: House Party, Wed 1 Jul

Wed 1 Jul

7 - 10pm (BST)


FREE

Places are limited for this event. To book a place email or to ask any questions, please email:engagement@eclipsetheatre.org.uk. Zoom link will be sent shortly before 6.30pm on the day of the event.


An evening of music, conversations, performances and film to celebrate the last two months of virtual gatherings and masterclasses delivered by the Slate World team for Black Artists across Europe. On this day, 1st July, we mark Keti Koti (Emancipation Day), the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Suriname and the Dutch Antilles (1863) as well as the resistance movements of people of colour around the world.


Featuring

Amanda Huxtable, Artistic Director/CEO - Eclipse Theatre Marv Radio, Live beatbox and sound (UK) Melanie Abrahams, Slate World UK host Ella Mesma, Slate World UK host Alesa Herero, Slate World Portugal guest NESS, performance set (Portugal) Melissa Rodrigues, performance set (Portugal) Priscilla Macintosh, Slate World Amsterdam host Perry Gits, Slate World Amsterdam host Fazle Shairmahomed, performance set (Amsterdam) Chocolate Swirl, performance set (Amsterdam) Khadijah Ibrahim, DJ and My Grandmother’s Garden wellbeing session (UK) Marv Radio, Live beatbox and new album performance (UK) PLUS  COLLECTIVE — a space for connecting, stimulation and healing with Khadijah Ibrahim My Grandmother’s Garden wellbeing session, Yinka Esi Graves' films and Q&A and Marv Radio sound healing.

To read artist bios, click here > Curated by Slate World UK Enabler Melanie Abrahams and Artist Ella Mesma. 

Slate World is transnational partnership promoting the visibility and mobility of Black artists across Europe. Led by Eclipse Theatre with partners Theater De Meervaart, ICK Amsterdam and Teatro GRIOT, the two-year programme will open-up new potentials in programming, audience development, digitisation and cultural exchange. We are now in our final year.

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. Picture credit: Angela Tellier (1) | William Smith (2) | Khadijah Ibrahim (Self portrait: The Blk Series) (7) | Femi Odufunade (8)