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Live Drafts: Rukeya

5 July, 7.30pm

BROWN HANDBAG

Carrying a hammer in a handbag and wearing safety clothes as armour – Rukeya dances against trans-erasure.

This is a meditation.
A ritual for self-defence.
A brown trans fantasy where overwhelming, wasteful and purposeless dance rule.

This performance contains nudity and the use of strobe lights.

Supported by Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Dance City, Steakhouse Live, The Green Nunhead, Agnony Art, Rietveld Academy, Odbhut Queer Bangla Group

Credits


  • Images by Greg Veit
About Rukeya

Rukeya (Monsur Mansoor) is a Dancer & Performance Artist. Her recent work explores trans embodiment, self- defence & south asian queer muslim sexualities. Her recent performance has been shown at the Stedelijk Museum, Odbhut Queer Bangla Group, Steakhouse Live, HaB & Chisenhale Dance Space. Living & creating in London, she is a working class artist with roots in Bradford & Sylhet, Bangladesh.

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