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Shared Spit – Submerge VS Spit Festival

A silver metal chain on a pink background is soaked in frothy spit

Vienna’s SPIT queer art festival partners with Submerge to co-curate a wild mix of Vienna and
Manchester’s most interesting queer performance artists.

Submerge Talks: Artist in Residence – Lydia L’Scabies

Artist in residence Lydia L’Scabies is joined by artist and mentor Joss Areté for an online conversation exploring Lydia’s ongoing project; “House of Trauma!”

Ten Commandments – David Hoyle

A light-hearted antidote to the rat-infested dystopia in which we currently find ourselves, combining a captivating stage performance with lacerating social commentary.

Will You Marry Me? – Sara Leghissa

A site-specific and temporary public lecture exploring disobedience, complicity and public resistance.

Nurture – Samuli Laine

A one-to-one performance investigating the politics of care, gender and coexistence through the act of breastfeeding.

Submerge Labs: In Residence – GÆRALD

Artist in residence GÆRALD develops material for their new show X ! (un opéra fantastique) with Manchester practitioners, performers and activists.

Submerge Talks: Jumbie – Toni-Dee Paul

Toni-Dee Paul unwraps some of the key themes in Jamal Gerald’s Jumbie.

Festival Launch: All Things Equal – Rebecca Smith + Loraine James

A large-scale, immersive audiovisual installation marks the launch of a bold new manifesto for gender equality in music.

Cakes Da Killa (Live)

A late-night club show of hip-house and electronic dance music from Brooklyn’s Cakes Da Killa.

Submerge Labs: Queer Theory For Queer Artists – Sexuality Summer School

A workshop on Queer Theory, designed to demystify the terms and ideas that have influenced and fuelled queer art practice.