QUEER ART ALWAYS: may – july 2020

We commissioned 13 artists/collectives to create art to connect, unite and inspire LGBTQIA audiences during the COVID-19 crisis.

My cigarette is on fire! (& other stories) by Matthew Rawcliffe

An interactive dance project made in collaboration with LGBTQIA audience members. Read More

Behind This Closed Door by Yas Necati

What does it mean to feel closeted during lockdown? A double blow, or an opportunity to interrogate your own identity? Read More

Blitz Spirit by Leyla Reynolds

An exploration of the wartime language used around COVID-19, through a series of illustrations, encountered as street posters. Read More
Joe Cotgrave event

Learning from the AIDS epidemic in times of isolation, with Joseph Cotgrave

Join artist Joe Cotgrave for a timely discussion on AIDS, isolation and lockdown 2020 Read More

Resuscitate Me! by Katie Walters & Ace Ambrose

With a queercrip and cripplepunk ethos, you can expect a raw and vulnerable piece from this exciting creative partnership. Read More

Surprise, Surprise with Filla Crack

Coming to a socially distanced street near you, Filla will bring her big Scouse heart, plus a song or two to entertain your mate. Read More

Woof Woof by Naomi Westerman

A short digital play about COVID-19’s impact on the dogging community. No really! Queer-positive, sex-positive and really fun. Read More

Love Song For The Wild by Leo j Skilbeck

A city-dweller spending lockdown back home on the family farm, can Leo j Skilbeck find queerness in the mundane everyday of rural life? Read More
Harry Clayton-Wright

You Otter Know by Harry Clayton-Wright

A brand new online magazine experience, inspired by a love of graphic design from top shelf 80s magazines. Read More


An exclusive collection launch plus join the designer discussing his influences and the history behind his work. Read More

Silsiliad Gabay, an Our Space project

A modern spin on a Somali tradition, bringing together QTIPoC artists in quarantine to curate a digital chain of messages and responses. Read More
Youcef Hadjazi 21Jul

Queer Journeys with Youcef Hadjazi

A series of photography and storytelling workshops with LGBTQ+ asylum seeking individuals. Read More
Fredrik Andersson 23Jul

Queer Youth Art Collective with Fredrik Andersson

A 10-week online art social for queer young people (aged 18 – 26), a digital safe space and a forum for discussion. Read More

Homotopia Festival 2020

Details of Homotopia Festival 2020 will be announced in late August. Watch this space. Read More