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    Opens at SoHo Theatre
    Black in Soho
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    Early Reflections Attracts 60,000 vistors
    David Hockney record audiences
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    2014-2015 call for artists submissions
    Queercore
  • Homotopia wins at Attitude Awards
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  • Homotopia's Gary Everett moves up in the 2013 Pink List
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The Un-Straight Museum

The Un-Straight Museum

An international conference organised by the LGBT arts and social justice organisation Homotopia and National Museums Liverpool. The Un-straight Museum will explore the role of cultural institutions, curators, and archivists in representing marginalised communities and promoting diversity. Taking place in the Museum of Liverpool where the major exhibition exploring Trans* experience, ‘April Ashley: portrait of a lady’ has already been seen by more than 200,000 visitors, this conference will address the under-representation of LGBT heritage in mainstream public spaces. It will also showcase examples of ground-breaking work where hidden histories are being uncovered and presented. With speakers from Sweden, Germany,…

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Homotopia Commission ‘Black’ Opens at SoHo Theatre

Homotopia Commission ‘Black’ Opens at SoHo Theatre

SOHO THEATRE IN ASSOCIATION WITH HOMOTOPIA LE GATEAU CHOCOLAT: BLACK Mon 12 – Sat 24 May, 9.15pm Soho Theatre ‘Treasures of untold riches await the persons brave enough to watch.’ LA Times Book tickets here Le Gateau Chocolat has a story to tell. Black is Le Gateau Chocolat’s new show: this work explores Le Gateau’s life, loves and fears. This is an intimate portrait of the Nigerian singer and his own personal battles. Previously, Le Gateau Chocolat has sung internationally on major stages including Sydney Opera House, Menier Chocolate Factory, Royal Opera House, and Glyndebourne Opera as well as performing…

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David Hockney: Early Reflections Attracts 60,000 vistors

David Hockney: Early Reflections Attracts 60,000 vistors

  David Hockney : Early Reflections which ended in March 2014 has attracted record audiences of 60,000 at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. The exhibtion which opened in October 2013 and a key highlight of our 10th anniversary also received many positive reviews from both press and audiences. Curated by Walker Art Gallery and made possible with the support of Christies and Arts Council Collections. The exhibtion is part of National Museums Liverpool’s Modern Masters exhibition series part funded by the European Union – the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Image ‘Man in Shower in Beverly Hills’, 1964 © David Hockney. Photo © Tate,…

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Queercore

Queercore

  Homotopia 2014-2015 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   We invite producers, community artists, promoters and professional artists to submit work for consideration for its international festival to be held at various venues across Liverpool between 1st-30th November 2013 and will also be considering projects in early development for 2015 Since Homotopia launched in 2004 we have supported, co-produced & commissioned a wide range of local, regional, national & international based companies, artists, events and performances including Gary Clarke Company, Holly Woodlawn, Caz & Britney, Fellow Travellers Group Show, Joseph Mercier, Outsiders – Liverpool’s first Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Armistead Maupin,…

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Homotopia 10th anniversary party & ‘This Way Out’ opening

Homotopia 10th anniversary party & ‘This Way Out’ opening

  Boy George, unicorns, sprites and faeries joined the celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of Homotopia followed by the World Premiere of TradeMark & Boy George exhibition ‘This Way Out’ at Camp & Furnace

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John Waters ‘Trash’ Masterclass

John Waters ‘Trash’ Masterclass

Writer, director and actor John Waters showed us his favourite movie “Boom!” by Joseph Losey (Screenplay by Tennessee Williams) starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and the presented a ’Trash Masterclass’ at LivThe event was produced in partnership with the Liverpool Screen School, Liverpool John Moores University. It was a day to remember and many of the attendees met with John Waters at a special reception afterwards. [gallery ids="470,467,466,460,459,461,473,474,476,477"]  

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Homotopia wins at the Attitude Awards

Homotopia wins at the Attitude Awards

Homotopia won the culture award in recognition of its ten years unrivalled presentation of gay culture and education, last year’s winner was singer and actor Will Young. Other award winners with a Liverpool link were Paul O’Grady (himself part of Homotopia in 2011) who won the Icon Award for outstanding Achievement and Lime Pictures’ Hollyoaks that won the Media Award. Gary Everett, Homotopia’s director, was himself in the national press earlier this week when he leapt 36 places up The Independent on Sunday’s Pink List from 89 to 53. The Pink List recognises people whose work ‘makes a difference’ in…

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Homotopia’s Gary Everett moves up in the Independent’s Pink List

Homotopia’s Gary Everett moves up in the Independent’s Pink List

Congratulations to Homotopia’s festival director Gary Everett who has moved up from 89 to 53 in the Independent’s prestigious Pink List. “53. (89) Gary Everett @HomotopiaFest Artistic director of the Homotopia festival The tenth annual Homotopia festival in Liverpool began in September and runs until late November, featuring David Hockney, Boy George, April Ashley and Sandi Toksvig among others. Everett said that Liverpool had “embraced the lesbian, gay and trans experience” to the extent that festival venues included places like the Philharmonic Hall.”

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David Hockney ‘Early Reflections’

David Hockney ‘Early Reflections’

[gallery ids="319,318,317,316,315,314"]We had a sneak preview behind the scenes at Walker Art Gallery who are preparing a major exhibition of works by the iconic British artist David Hockney. In partnership with National Museums Liverpool ‘Early Reflections’ is an illuminating new exhibition of the early work of David Hockney. Bringing together a unique selection of paintings and prints by the artist it will chart the development of Hockney’s style and subject matter during the swinging 1960s and into the following decade. Paintings from his time at the Royal College of Art include evolving references to his own homosexuality. Later on in…

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Homotopia Pop Up Gallery Announced

Homotopia Pop Up Gallery Announced

  England’s Erotic Dream & Germ Free Adolescents 30th Oct – 25th November Tues – Sat, 11am – 5pm closed Monday & Sunday Free admission In collaboration with Liverpool John Moores Special Collections & Archives Homotopia will be presenting 2 major exhibitions at a specially created pop up. Public transport routes into the city – including Lime Street, Moorfields, and Liverpool Central railway stations as well as Paradise Street and Queen Square bus stations – are all just a short stroll away…. metquarter.com/contact   Event Sponsor Dr Martens

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