DEEP TRASH ITALIA is a fundraiser club night with art exhibitions and performances, in support of Archivio Queer Italia – the first Italian platform for queer art, theory and activism. This unprecedented event will take over the epic East London venue Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club on the 2nd of May 2014.
profits from this event will be used to fund Teoremi - the first
Italian festival against discrimination of sexual orientation and gender
identity, organised by Archivio Queer Italia. The festival will take
place on 12-14 June at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Genova (Villa
The first performance art festival against discriminations based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Italy.
The Contemporary Art Museum of Genoa, Villa Croce, on Thursday 12, Friday 13, and Saturday 14 June 2014 will host TEOREMI - the first Italian performance festival aimed at fighting against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
festival invites guests, performers, and spectators to an interactive
moment of reflection around discrimination within the Italian territory,
specifically focusing on the homophobic and transphobic behaviours that
haunt the country.
Inspired by Pier Paolo Pasolini’s film Teorema,
the festival’s title refers to the possibility of reformulating those
behavioural and ethical postulates the “theorems”, which unfortunately,
in Italy, still connect factors of culture and “traditional values” to
continuous discrimination within its own community. The festival also
finds itself in a relevant historical and social time, since it
contributes to promoting visibility and respect of LGBT rights around
The 17th of May is also the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
(IDAHO) and during the month of June, popular “Pride” events are held
globally (The next Pride in Rome will take place on the 7th June 2014).
three days of performance, the festival will showcase the works of
artists whose productions reflect these problematic matters from an
Italian perspective: a video work by canecapovolto and performances by Tiziana Contino, exvUoto teatro, Hard-Ton & Gaia Brigida, Kyrahm
& Julius Kaiser, Ruben Montini & Alexander Pohnert, Mona Lisa
Teoremi festival is an initiative founded by Roberta
Orlando, visual artist and gender studies researcher, and Giulia
Casalini, curator and founder of the Archivio Queer Italia project, in
collaboration with CUNTemporary (non-profit organisation based in
The festival aims at becoming a regular appointment
during the summer period, touring around Italy year after year and
showcasing new artists and theorists.
The Printed Version of Ilür will be obtainable only at this Event! A
copy of Ilür will be given in exchange for a Donation of 1.5 Euro (or
more), The Money will allow Ilür to keep going and further develop.
Die gedruckte Ilür-Version wird exclusiv an diesem Abend gegen eine
Spende von 1,50 Euro (oder auch mehr) erhältlich sein. Das Geld wird die
Fortsetzung u. Weiterentwicklung des Projektes ermöglichen.