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Duckie Family Legacy presents
Duckie Family 2018
Saturday 17 February
In a nutshell
PERFORMANCE + FILM + DJs + DANCE + ROOTS + GLAMOUR + UNITY + QTIPOC + DRESS TO IMPRESS
"It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten." – Traditional Twi proverb
Duckie Family return exploring the roots of Queer People of Colour and the legacy they have left and continue to leave, behind.
Redressing the misconception that People of Colour have no LGBTQ+ of their own, Duckie Family Legacy calls upon inspirational ancestors and artists to create and produce an unforgettable night of music, dancing and performance.
Duckie Family Legacy is co-hosted by cabaret queens Mzz Kimberley and Sadie Sinner, alongside hype-man: Mr Black Branson.
Performances come courtesy of the fiery post-burlesque artist Demi Noire, renowned for her work with the Cocoa Butter Club, uncompromising performance artist Lasana Shabazz, Jacob V Joyce, with a signature blend of punk-infused verse, voguer supreme Kyle-London, drag delight from FKA, live art from Vijay Patel & as if this was not enough, the ultimate in hula hoop spectacle from Symoné.
Offstage, Dancehall, RnB, Grime, Afrobeats and old skool favourites create the quintessential Duckie Family soundtrack via DJs Kartel Brown, Pandemic and BBZ.
To begin, at 8pm, there will be an exclusive screening of a film created especially for Legacy by Duckie Family co-curator Campbell X. Also there’s a chance to experiment with tribal face painting and head wrapping, creating opportunities to be documented via photographs and writing for future generations to enjoy.
What to Expect
8pm Screening / 9pm Q&A / 10pm Installations & DJs
11pm Short Sharp Performances / Midnight Dancing with DJs till 3am
Kayza Rose is a QTIPOC arts impresario and Arts Council Changemaker. She runs BlackOutLDN, for arts and solidarity around BAME visibility and empowerment, is a Producer at Duckie and works as Head of Media at UK Black Pride #blacklivesmatter
Campbell X is the award winning filmmaker behind BlackmanVision. They made the indie queer smash Stud Life, directed webseries Different for Girls and has just released an experimental short called DES!RE, a jazz meditation about queer masculinity
Duckie are purveyors of progressive working class entertainment who are based in Vauxhall
What people are saying
‘Duckie are the dogs bollocks.' The Guardian
Why does Rich Mix matter?
'It provides a safe, welcoming and exciting space for QTIPOC people'
Find out more
Things you should know
For ages 18+
No advance ticket sales. All on the door: £4 before 11pm, £8 after
This event is not wheelchair accessible.
Sat 17 February