Cabaret Without Borders – talks and performances against the Home Office’s new controls on visiting artists and academics. This is part of the Manifesto Club’s summer events series, Freedom Summer.
See the Video of the Cabaret Without Borders Event, on WorldBytes.
This was a convivial evening of satirical artistic interventions, passionate political rhetoric and personal testimonies at the East London gallery, Rochelle School, celebrating free movement for all and opposition to the Home Office’s new Visa controls for visiting artists and academics. The evening comes from the Manifesto Club’s Visiting Artists Petition, and is supported by A Foundation and Artsadmin. Bring your own alcohol!
The evening’s host is cabaret singer Barb Jungr.
Performances and talks include : Maureen Duffy (talk), Anthony Howell (poetry reading), Harold Offeh (performance intervention), Susannah Hewlett (performance intervention), Mark McGowan with Jaemini Kim (performance intervention), Mark Waugh (talk), Cyril LePetit (sound piece & photograph/poster based on a project with Asylum Seekers), Christian Michel (a people’s immigration policy), Andrew Mitchelson (travels to Kurdistan-Iraq), Josie Appleton (on why free movement matters).
Download a stylish POSTER for the event.