DIY16: 2019 - Rebekah Ubuntu: Afrofuturism and Chill

Where Afrofuturism and self-pampering meet.

Deadline for applications: 2pm, Thursday 20 June
This DIY is supported by Whitstable Biennale

Project summary

Embark on an Afrofuturist quest to reunite and nourish our past, present and future selves.

This accessible workshop aims to build a personal and pragmatic relationship with intersectional* Afrofuturism by bringing to life its multi-facetted elements through creative activities and embodied self-pampering. Guest artists TBC.

*Intersectional = melanated, dis/ability-positive, transfeminist, queer and class-inclusive.

How to apply

This workshop is for Black, Brown and People of Colour participants with priority given to QTIBPOC*.

This workshop is disability / different-ability positive, stim-friendly, attention and energy sensitive with regular periods of alone time and time-outs throughout the day. The facilitator identifies as disabled.


Travel to and from the workshop (UK) will be covered. All food is vegan. Dietary and access adjustments will be accommodated. All workshop materials and resources will be supplied.

Dates, times and location

Dates: Sunday 22 September
Times: 12PM-6PM.
Location: The Yard, Faversham. 

The artist

Rebekah Ubuntu is a multidisciplinary sound artist whose creative and scholarly practices explore futurity, rebellion, gender, transfeminism and queerness through performance, live art, voice, installation, text and video. A recent graduate of the prestigious British Institute of Modern Music, their works have featured at BBC Radio 1, Wellcome Collection, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, London’s Serpentine Galleries, the Barbican Centre, and European arts institutions.

Find Rebekah on instagram: @rebekah.ubuntu

For questions about this DIY, please contact the artist.