The Earwax community includes writers, musicians, sound artists and DJs. They work collaboratively to develop each artist’s work, creating a nurturing environment. Earwax’s intention to create a new discourse outside patriarchal frameworks, opening up a language that accommodates the magnitude of female experiences, cultures and art.
At this event Earwax is bringing an amazing lineup of young artists, each with individual practices and individual voices.
Line Up includes:
Affly is a Peckham-based poet working in the lyric tradition. After graduating from the University of East Anglia Poetry MA, Affly began a 100 day Instagram poetry project under the hashtag #ThotThoughts with collaborator and musician Eliza Legzdina. #ThotThoughts returns this summer and explores womxns shame, sexual freedoms and the trials and tribulations of being female in 2019.
Transdisciplinary artist Clémentine Bedos will be performing some new work that explores personal and cultural histories through a process-based craft and site-specific performance practice.
“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” Classically trained and uniquely delivered, ELOI is a British singer, songwriter and producer blending Electronic, Alternative, Pop and RnB.
Fionnuala Kennedy (musician and performance artist) will be performing an extract from her current project Nephin Subs, an extended narrative song and monologue featuring 3 accounts of a funeral and wake in the West of Ireland. Fionnuala is also part of electronic duo uhlivve and all womxn’s DJ collective Synaptic Island who Earwax will be collaborating with at the event space M.O.T_Unit 18.
Artist, producer and writer. ‘She approaches her practice as a researcher, consolidating her findings through writing, performance, sound, film and instillation. Her performances weave together these multiple forms with poetry, sound clips, found footage and storytelling. Voice is at the forefront of her practice, often drawing upon her own familial histories as well as mythologies and cinema to examine how storytelling shapes our understanding of the world and thus defines our voices.
Straight from the south side of the river, singer/songwriter and poet, Monét brings some soulful vibes mixed with that old school realness. Something you never knew you needed until now”
Olivia Douglass is a writer, artist, and producer from South East London. Her work aims to great an innovative terrain for writing to re – mould the traditional and colonial images surrounding the Black Queer experience. She is currently working at Hip-Hop Theatre company Boy Blue whilst creating her first stage show, ‘Palm As Portal’ supported by Talawa Theatre Company.
“Rubie is a songstress and artist whose practice ‘does slipperiness’. With songwriting, collective singing, choreography and sculpture as tools, they reject binary distinctions and advocate taking both.”
Hosted by Esmé Lewis-Gartside
Esme Lewis-Gartside is a London based experimental sound artist and producer. Her works are placed between broken techno, dark textural noise and cinematic atmospheres. Esme applies these conceptual approaches and her knowledge of sound in a variety of different forms, from live edits to theatre, films and installations.