Modern Queer Heroes life drawing class - online

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Come and join us for a fun and informal life drawing event based on the theme of Modern Queer Heroes

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Join the University of Brighton’s Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender (CTSG)  Zoom event . The event is 2 – 4pm 1st July online. Places are limited. Details will be sent after registration.

This is based on the animation Modern Queer Heroes. Each pose will be based on a different hero – can you guess which hero the pose depicts? This will be a combination of short and medium length poses with props, working with professional dancer and artist model Maya Williams and hosted by the University of Brighton. It’s open to all abilities and backgrounds.

The event is free but we would love a donation. This is a ‘pay what you can’ event (donations from £1). All the proceeds go to raising money to pay for a trans studies scholarship within the Centre for transforming Gender and Sexuality. For full details of the scholarship and to donate click here.

Your life drawing host

Kate Jessop is a multi award winning animation director and Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton. A Berlinale Talent Lab writer/director alumini, her work is shown all over the world and she enjoyed her second international retrospective this year. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, has taught animation in China and contributed to programmes at the Royal College of Art, Goldsmiths College and Edinburgh College of Art.

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Maya Williams (they/them) is a contemporary dancer, life model and poet based in London and Berlin.

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The Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender brings together academics and PhD students from across disciplines who work on sexuality and gender research. We support research via our programme of activities, including conferences, invited talks, methodology workshops, reading groups and writing retreats; via seed funding of projects and via our post graduate student scholarship. We aim to produce research that is community facing and that aim to make a difference.

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