Tate Britain Performance

The Black Flamingo Open Studio Launch

Illustration by Ben Connors, 2016 © Ben Connors

Launching a creative collaboration exploring queer identity between poet Dean Atta and visual artist Ben Connors

Join the launch event of The Black Flamingo Open Studio to see poet Dean Atta and visual artist Ben Connors start their residency collaboration exploring queer identity through poetry and visual art. The Black Flamingo is a metaphor used within Atta’s work to explore identities of queer people of colour.

See performances from Dean Atta, Travis Alabanza and Lasana Shabazz. Explore the studio space and contribute to the conversation with the artists and other visitors. Create a submission for the Black Flamingo zine, full details on how to submit here.

Tate Britain

Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit

Date & Time

6 May 2017 at 13.30–15.30

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The Black Flamingo Open Studio

3 May – 14 Jun 2017

Collaborate with an artist and poet as they make new works exploring queer identity

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The Black Flamingo Open Studio Finale

27 May 2017

Showcasing the outcomes from a month-long collaboration exploring queer identity between poet Dean Atta and visual artist Ben Connors