12-9.15pm. £15/£10 concessions. Anyone who would like to attend but is low on funds can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
INFERNO is a queer techno rave and community performance art platform that offers a space for emerging and established LGBTQ+ artists, performers, musicians and DJs. Lewis G. Burton, INFERNO’s co-founder is curating the INFERNO SUMMIT a day-long seminar examining the intersections of nightlife, performance art, music and queerness as well as exploring themes such as class, culture and creativity.
These topics are explored through panel discussions, screenings, conversations and performances featuring a London-centric cast of artists, writers, thinkers, promoters, DJs, business people and musicians.
11.30am Doors open
12pm Performance Art in the Post-Internet Age. Curated by Jake Hall featuring AJA, Danielle Brathewaite-Shirley, Liat Rosenthal and Chris Hinojosa
1pm The Many Faces Of Safe(r) Spaces curated by Erkan Affan featuring JayJay Revlon, Aisha Mirza and Gin
2.15pm David Hoyle and Travis Alabanza (in conversation)
3.45pm Sweatmother – Other Voices (screening)
3.55pm Kai-Isaiah Jamal (performance)
4.05pm Promoter Roundtable (discussion) / how to put on your own club night featuring Nadine Artois (Pxssy Palace), Naeem Davis (BBZ), Lewis G Burton (INFERNO), Lucia Blayke (Transmissions), Shay Malt (Adonis) and Steven Braines (He.She.They.)
5.20pm Break for dinner
6.15pm Nick Finnegan (performance)
6.30pm MIKEY. (music/performance)
6.50pm Fecal Matter: Uncensored (panel discussion)
8.20pm FRONTLEFT (performance)
Lewis G. Burton is a non-binary London based performance artist and DJ. They co-founded performance art platform come queer techno rave INFERNO. As an extension of INFERNO Burton curated a two-day seminar exploring the intersections between performance art, nightlife, music and queerness entitled SUMMIT in February 2018. They are currently a member of collective Pxssy Palace.
Burton has performed at Tate Modern, ICA and more. In 2018 they performed as part of SHOWstudio’s ‘Queer’ project. Currently they are finishing up their EP to encapsulate their practice as a performance artist, their community and philosophies which will be released later in 2019.
Due to the nature of some of the performances, all audience members must be 16+.
You can let us know your access requirements ahead of time by emailing email@example.com.
Date and time
9 November 2019
This is now a past event.
28 Commercial Street
London, E1 6AB
Tel: 020 7247 5102
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