Badge – Weird & Proud

I bought a badge maker recently. I will have badges for sale at all my new events. I also have a new badge on my etsy shop.

Weird & Proud pin badge button is 38mm (1.5inches) in size and designed and hand made by Steven Fraser

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Weirdo Zine Fest Leeds – 1 February 2020

I will be in Leeds on 1 February 2020 for my first Zine Fest of the year.
Weirdo Zine Fest London was cancelled last year so I am glad that I am taking part in the Leeds version! Zines and badges will be on sale. The event takes place at Leeds Central Library from 12pm – 4pm. Info below

Location
Leeds Central Library
Calverley St,
Leeds
LS1 3AB

New Zine – Coming Out Autistic

I have a new 44 page colour comic book zine called Coming Out Autistic.
It is available here and more info is below-
Coming Out Autistic is a queer comic book zine that features interviews with a variety of LGBTQ+ people. Each person is autistic and this comic tells their coming out stories. The stories are not how they come out as queer, but how they come out as autistic. Parallels with common ‘coming out as gay’ stories are drawn and differences are also highlighted. The zine includes interviews, illustrations and comic book pages.

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Video and Images from Out of Place Festival Paisley – May 2019

Soon after I presented Letters We Leave Behind at Dundee Rep the show was presented in a shopping centre in Paisley. This location was different and due to miscommunication from the venue the work was presented over a shorter period of time. The set up made me think about myself in the performance space and from now on I will present 100% of the time in all productions. For this show I was absent and I feel that a human who understands the work needs to be there permanently. The shopping centre was an interesting way to present the show. People looked curiously into the window, but few people engaged with the interactive element of the show.

Video from Out of Place Festival Paisley – May 2019

Images from Out of Place Festival Paisley – May 2019

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Video and images from Rep Stripped at Dundee Rep

Back in May 2019 I took part in the Rep Stripped Festival in Dundee. The event was in the Dundee Rep Theatre and I presented Letter We Leave Behind in the workshop room.

The production made me think about the use of space and how existing locations make an impact on the way I present my work. The Rep Stripped Festival was several months ago and soon after I presented Letters We Leave Behind in Paisley. This was in a totally different location and I will present videos, images and thoughts on this later.

I think Private Plays in the future will be different. More minimal. Smaller. Intimate and alive.

Video from Rep Stripped – Dundee Rep – May 2019

Images from Rep Stripped – Dundee Rep – May 2019

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