April Lin 林森. Image courtesy of the artist.
 


In Dedication

presented by We Exist


>Friday 3 June, 6pm (RSVP)
>Friday 10 June, 6pm (RSVP)



In Dedication is an exhibition dedicated to We Exist co-founder Sophie Gwen Williams and her vision.





The exhibition includes new and existing work by 28 trans and non-binary artists in devotion to memory, community, the body, history, ancestors, desire, longing, a future, ritual, healing, liberation, resistance, love and to ourselves.  These acts of dedication are told through moving-image, sound, photography, painting installation and performance, hosted by the Koppel Project. Running alongside the exhibition are two screening and performance events at VSSL studio. The events are free, but please do RSVP.

Friday 3 June: Screening event, 6-9pm
Featuring Es Morgan, April Lin 林森, nnull, Clémentine Bedos, Holly Hunter, Verity Coward, Assia Ghendir, and Grace Sands - RSVP

Friday 10 June: an evening of performances, 6-9pm
Featuring  Cosmic Caz,  Chloe Filani, SHEIVA and Clémentine Bedos - RSVP

The exhibition, screenings and performance events are curated by Iarlaith Ni Fheorais and five curatorial mentees: Delia Detritus, Saati McCormack, Caz Ortoli, Puer Deorum and Willow Killeen

about We Exist

We Exist is a London-based arts organisation headed by a collective of formidable trans creatives and community organisers, established to provide emergency support for the LGBTQI+ community across the UK. Founded in 2020 by multidisciplinary artist and activist Sophie Gwen Williams, community organiser and club promoter Jo Alloway and artist and community organiser June Lam, We Exist is both a healthcare fund providing tangible support to trans folks in the UK in crisis, and an innovative trans led creative arts organisation with a focus on community engagement and events programming.

Project  Info, Venue, Access
>In Dedication
>Location & access

Contact
>We Exist
>info@vssl-studio.org

The exhibition and residency at The Koppel Project are supported by We Exist partners Body Movements, Dalston Superstore and Hard + Shiny, and with the support of Arts Council England.



Metamorph, Clementine Bedos. Image courtesy of the artist.

 Sheiva. Image courtesy of the artist.

to feel something tipping, under and towards you, Es Morgan. Image courtesy of the artist.







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