Modern Moves presents a very special Moving Conversation centered on blackness, queerness and the global voguing and ballroom scene featuring renowned DJ/producer Vjuan Allureand dance studies scholar Melissa Blanco Borelli of Royal Holloway University.
Today, voguing and that distinct house ballroom sound are more popular than ever. From FKA Twigs to the most recent iPhone 7 commercial which features a jingle set to a ballroom beat, and from new documentaries like KIKI and Strike A Pose, the cultural conversation about voguing anc cultural appropriation is hotter than ever. Join us for a very special Moving Conversation about the contemporary voguing scene and its connections to dance, music, and queer of color creative labor.
The icing on the cake is a one-of-a-kind appearance by Mother Stephane Mizrahi of Paris, who will lead a spirited mini voguing workshop after the conversation. Followed by an after party helmed by Vjuan Allure + a menu of Korean Chicken Kebabs, Tiger Prawns, Punjabi Samosas, Quorn Meatballs and cosmos!
6:00: Doors open
6:30: Vjuan Allure + Melissa Blanco Borelli
7:30: Voguing workshop by Mother Steffie
8:00: 10:00 Afterparty!
Register here, tickets are limited but we’d love to have you for the fabulous night it shall be!