Vince Laws

Date:Fri 26 & Sat 27 Apr
Time:12 - 9.30pm
Venue:J2 foyer
Price:Festival Day Pass: £12.50 | £8 cons

Vince Laws tested HIV+ in 2004 and immediately decided to be a poet, an artist and an activist.

Vince has campaigned to reduce the stigma of HIV and Mental Health, anxiety and depression. Vince has campaigned for human rights in the UK, and LGBT people around the world.

His first solo gallery show in 2012 in Folkestone included a Pop-Up Prider and in 2013 he created the B.Right.On Festival in Brighton. He’s the founder member of The Norwich Dandies art collective, which gave birth to Dandifest. He was the Norwich Pride Poet Laureate for 7 years.

The ‘DWP Deaths Make Me Sick’ Shrouds were created as part of live performance piece, A Very Queer Nazi Faust. Made from recycled bedding, the shrouds are giant pages in John Faust’s unfinished masterpiece. The shrouds where on display in Parliament on the 13th Feb at lobby of MPs aimed at getting DWP to adopt ‘First Do No Harm’ as policy. “An artist with something to say, and fearless in saying it.” Marcus Dickey Horley, Curator, Tate Modern.

 

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Festival Pass for all Saturday ticketed events (J1, J2 and J3), installations and BBC podcast recordings - £12.50 / £8 concs (inc booking fees)

The BBC Ouch Podcast recording is free to attend but you need to book your ticket in advance (If you have already purchased a festival pass you will not need to book an additional ticket to attend but you will need to sign up to reserve your entry. Details of how to do this will be published soon)

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