Travis Alabanza at Westminster

Travis Alabanza at Westminster

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University of Westminster - Room C1.03 (Cavendish Campus)

115 New Cavendish Street

London

W1W 6UW

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The LGBTQ Studies module and the Westminster LGBTQI Staff Network invites Westminster students and staff to an evening with Travis Alabanza.

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PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM - THIS EVENT IS NOW IN ROOM C1.03.

Travis Alabanza is a writer, theatre maker and performer who for the last four years has been creating performance, writing to archive the existence and experiences of gender non conforming people of colour. Their work has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, BBC, Dazed, ID, and they have performed in venues such as Royal Exchange, Tate Britain, Harvard University and more.

Noted as one of the most prominent emerging queer voices, Alabanza's artistic practice has placed them as one of the more public trans political voices in the UK, being awarded the Gay Times Future Fighter Award, and listed in the Evening Standard as one of the most influential under 25 year olds in the UK.

Their recent show Burgerz, which documents the experience of transphobic harrassment, is currently touring across the country to critical acclaim. Playing major venues such as Traverse and Southbank, winning the Total Theatre award at Edinburgh Fringe, and being voted by Guardian readers as one of the best theatre shows of 2018.

Any questions, or for further information, please email Francis Ray White f.r.white@westminster.ac.uk

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