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Digital Event: Lates: PITCH BLACK 20 May: Omikemi

20 May 2021, 7pm
Cost £6 + Eventbrite fees (15% discount if buying tickets for all 4 events at the same time)
Suitability 16+
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Lates: PITCH BLACK (Artist - Omikemi)
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Lates: PITCH BLACK presents:

Omikemi: Dreaming Bodies


Running Order*:
7.00pm     Dreaming Bodies by Omikemi
7.30pm     LIVE: Q&A with Omikemi
8.15pm     Break

8.30pm     Carrie Mae Weems - Artes Mundi Audio Experience
9.00pm     Black Art and Artefacts - a tour (part 3)
9.15pm     Break
9.30pm     DJ Set

Dreaming Bodies is a collaboratively produced audio-visual artwork - evolved from a care-focused, somatic* inquiry for Black, LGBTQIA+ disabled folx. The inquiry sessions engaged in embodied activities such as life drawing, body poetry and movement meditation practices. The piece explores what we need and desire both individually and collectively, as well as speculating about practices that would make our lives more sustainable and joyful. It is an artwork that engages the ideas and implications of the mystical-activism, auto-immunity and body supremacy, in the pursuit of increased agency and exploring possibilities for care and communities.
* Somatic (adjective) relating to the body as opposed to the mind

Times are approximate - a full running order will be shared with ticketholders a few days prior to the event.

Artist Bio:
Omikemi is a writer, facilitator, healing arts practitioner and community organizer. Their work is focused on creativity for health and healing, with a growing interest in mystic-activism. Their recent collaborations include work with Vital Xposure, Disability Arts Online and Autograph Gallery London. Omikemi also organizes Way-Making an online Black-centered creative and healing arts space.

Important Information:

  • Tickets are limited and must be booked in advance.
  • Tickets are £6 per event + Eventbrite fees. If buying tickets for all 4 events at the same time, please select the ‘Bundle’ ticket for a 15% discount.
  • Content will be available on the day via the Eventbrite Portal. More information on how to join will be shared prior to the event.
  • Some content is pre-recorded, so you can enjoy these sessions at your own pace. We recommend that you join the live elements in real time for the best experience. A full running order will be sent closer to the event.
  • Ticketholders will have access to the content until 5pm Friday 4 June 2021. Recordings of the live elements will also be made available post event.
  • Terms and Conditions for Participants/Attendees of Online Events (Amgueddfa Cymru, 2021)

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