Science Fiction as Activism: Sharing Futures | Free Word

4 June 2020
19:00 - 21:00

Presented by:
Ama Josephine Budge

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Science Fiction showcase: the power of alternative futures


Experience a fantasy-filled evening with acclaimed science fiction writers and participants of the Science Fiction As Activism: Writing Futures course, hosted by Ama Josephine Budge.

Through readings, feedback and conversation, we’ll discover together how imagining fantasy futures can shape real selves and societies.

4 June 2020
19:00 - 21:00
£2 - £6

Ama Josephine Budge

BIOS

Ama Josephine Budge

Writer, Artist, Curator and Pleasure Activist

Ama Josephine Budge is a Speculative Writer, Artist, Curator and Pleasure Activist whose work navigates intimate explorations of race, art, ecology and feminism, working to activate movements that catalyse human rights, environmental evolutions and troublesomely queered identities. Ama is a Guest Curator with Theatre Deli and a PhD candidate in Psychosocial Studies with Dr Gail Lewis at Birkbeck. Her research takes a queer, decolonial approach to challenging climate colonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa with a particular focus on inherently environmentalist pleasure practices in Ghana. Ama is a member of Queer Ecologies 2020, the Black Dreamers collective with Junauda Petrus and Lead Artist on the MycoLective project with Chisenhale Studios and Feral Practice.

PARTNERS

ACCESS

There is step-free access to all areas of Free Word and a number of other facilities available to make the venue accessible.

• Our box office, theatre and hall are all on the ground floor with step-free access from the street
• Meeting rooms and offices are accessible by lift from the ground floor
• There are two accessible toilets on the ground floor. All our toilets are individual, gender neutral cubicles.
• Hearing loops are available at the box office and the theatre (when set up theatre style) and in all meeting rooms
• The foyer and café areas are our designated quiet spaces – if you need to leave the event at any time, you’re welcome to use these areas.
• If you need to bring someone for assistance, please get in touch with us so we can provide a free ticket for them

Please talk to our team if you have specific access requirements.

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