Ivy Monteiro –  a performance lecture on queer spirituality and Afro Futurism

Please join us for a performance lecture by Swiss based Brazilian artist Ivy Monteiro who will talk about the research focus of their most recent work Trinta y Dois Igual a 5.

In Trinta y Dois Igual a 5, Ivy is interested in queer spirituality and Afro Futurism as tools to connect their practice to ancestrology and the metaphysical construction of safe spaces. Enabling and questioning what and where those safe spaces – for queer souls as much as queer bodies – might exist.

Ivy Monteiro is undertaking a two week research residency at LADA in July 2019 as part of LADA’s collaboration with Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council on a three-year initiative to raise the profile of Swiss Live Art in the UK and contribute to the development of exchanges and collaborations between artists and promoters in the UK and Switzerland.

Look out for more events on Swiss Live Art this October at LADA and at Fierce Festival in Birmingham

Read Ivy’s public presentation about their work and issues of queer spirituality and Afrofuturism, which was hosted at LADA in July 2019.

Documentation

Watch documentation of Ivy Monteiro’s performance lecture held at the Live Art Development Agency.

00:00 /

Banner image credit:

Ivy Monteiro, Image Dani Villar

We are looking for a better quality image for this page or to replace it if it's missing.

Latest events

LADA Screens: Sahera Khan

01 Mar 2024

An in-person screening of ‘My Glow’ by Sahera Khan.

Read more

A Long Table on Returning, with Lois Weaver

02 Feb 2024

Please join us for the first of a series of Long Table events.

Read more

LADA Screens: Caroline Williams – Online Screening

26 Jan 2024 - 21 Feb 2024

An online screening of ‘A Love Letter to Penelope Cruizer’ by Caroline Williams.

Read more

LADA Screens: Caroline Williams

25 Jan 2024

An in-person screening of ‘A Love Letter to Penelope Cruizer’ by Caroline Williams.

Read more

Dee Jumbie Dance: A Resurrection Book Launch

22 Sep 2023

Celebrate the launch of Dee Jumbie Dance: A Resurrection. A gathering to invoke and honour the ancestors.

Read more

Soil Voices

12 Aug 2023 - 13 Aug 2023

Artist and Aberystwyth University lecturer Miranda Whall will be live streaming a 24-hour performance from a pre-prepared self-dug 2ft ditch to vocalise a live and continuous numerical data stream emitted from a newly installed sensor network.

Read more

Call When You Reach

28 Jul 2023

Call When You Reach explores racial trauma, in an effort to overcome the burden and weight of whiteness as it impacts Black bodies.

Read more