On Queer Crip Love Island

Visionary Fictions 2018: QueerCrip Love Island by Fen Rose

Video & Transcript

Fen Rose first performed this piece at ONCA’s Collaborative Future Fictions symposium and scratch night in July 2018. This event celebrated and concluded a series of collaborative writing workshops inspired by the Camille Stories of Donna Haraway & co and the Visionary Fictions of Walidah Imarisha, adrienne maree brown & others at ONCA.

Transcript

On queer crip love island our first language is access intimacy
On queer crip love island our second language is active consent
On queer crip love island we are not afraid of touching each other
On queer crip love island our love is the bell hooks’ kind
On queer crip love island all difference is flavour
On queer crip love island we know our most broken bodies belong
On queer crip love island every fucking single thing is accessible
On queer crip love island our hospital is a villa and our doctor is a grandmother
On queer crip love island the camera lenses are kalaidoscopic
On queer crip love island the voice over is in our heads
On queer crip love island we date oaks and alders
On queer crip love island we hike with our wheels, and dance with our eyes
On queer crip love island we speak with our hands and talk with our bodies
On queer crip love island I can hear my body say yes
On queer crip love island all people are safe, and people are all safe
On queer crip love island our rent is paid in art
On queer crip love island our landlord is an ancestor
On queer crip love island we forgot about money
On queer crip love island living is our job

 


Supported by a project grant from the Arts Council, and as part of the national Season for Change, in summer and autumn, 2018 ONCA hosted a series of sci-fi inspired workshops, talks and installations.


Share on Twitter / Share on Facebook

Posted on July 22, 2018
Categories: Art for Social Change
Tags: , ,

→ Decolonising Beauty Standards with Umber Ghauri
← Press Release: A New Adventure at ONCA Barge