Monthly Archives: July 2017

Workshop: LGBTQI+ Archives Through Polari

Dolan, Jez - Polari - An Etymology according to a diagramatic by Alfred H Bair - BUYGM.1592.2014.JPG

Saturday 15 July, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Join us this Saturday for a workshop which explores the Polari language and artworks relating to the research of this hidden coded language which are held by the Bury Text Art Archive.

Hosted by co-curator of the ‘Random Archive’ exhibition Hannah Allan and artist Jez Dolan who has carried out extensive research around Polari and other overlooked Queer cultural histories. http://jezdolan.com

Image: ‘A Polari Etymology’ Jez Dolan (2013)

 

Please sign up using the link below or by calling the gallery on 0161 253 5878

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/polari-divine-tickets-34462318723

All welcome – with or without knowledge of the subject area.

 

Exploring the various language categorisations that can be used when cataloguing an LGBTQ archive.

Part of the Random Archive exhibition at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre which features work of national and international language artists which are part of Bury Art Museum’s unique Text Art Archive. For more information about this exhibition and related workshops please visit BuryArtMuseum.co.uk

 

 

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