Homotopia 2020: Top Picks

Back in July, we had a chat with Homotopia’s Char Binns who gave us some teasers for the 2020 programme. Well, now it’s here, in full swing and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. We’ve shared our top picks below, but you can see the full programme here.

Fox Fisher: Artist in Residence

Award-winning artist, filmmaker, campaigner and co-author of the Trans Teen Survival Guide, Fox Fisher is Homotopia’s artist-in-residence for 2020 and there’s a whole host of events you can get involved with, from a live screen printing session where you can contribute to a shared piece of art and a evening of short films, to a conversation between Fox and Liverpool-based artist and Trans Rights campaigner, Sophie Green.

6 November: Fox Fisher: #Transtopia Live Screen-Printing

7 November: My Genderation: Shorts Screening and Discussion

8 November: Fox Fisher: In Conversation

A Lovely Word @ Homotopia

Jade Anouka headlines a special version of Liverpool’s most eclectic spoken word night. After screening Jade’s short film Her & Her as part of our Film With Pride digital programme, we can’t wait to see her performance. There will be spots for open mic-ers who identify as LGBTQIA on the night too.

11 November: A Lovely Word @ Homotopia

Homotopia and Friends Fabulous Cabaret

The Everyman will be opening its doors for the first time since lockdown for an evening of fabulous cabaret, showcasing local ‘homo-grown’ talent from the QueerCore artist development programme. The evening will also feature performances from Young Homotopia, one of the initial recipients of support from our Community Fund.

13 November: Homotopia and Friends Fabulous Cabaret

QueerCentric Music Night

Homotopia’s unofficial closing party, this year’s QueerCentric goes online and will feature music from black feminist punk band, Big Joanie,  Liverpool’s own queer punk rockers, Queen Zee, singer songwriter, presenter and DJ, iamkyami and Ez, a young singer-songwriter who writes folksie, acoustic guitar led songs. The compare for the night is Scouse superstar, Gillian Hardie – get ready to bop round your living room!

15 November: QueerCentric Music Night

ROOT-ed X Homotopia

A special edition of self-published zine and social platform, ROOT-ed, which promotes, supports and inspires creative people of colour in the North West. Its October edition, created in collaboration with Homotopia, showcases QTIPoC artists including Lubaina Himid, Felix Mufti-Wright, Franklin Dawson, Eliss Eyo-Thompson and Omar Javed.

Find out how you can get your hands on a physical copy or download the e-version below.

ROOT-ed X Homotopia

See the full Homotopia: Show Your Working programme at: https://www.homotopia.net/our-events/


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