A discussion of queer culture in dancehall music with Oskar and Deanz, plus an online exhibition from House of Ghetto
Performer Oskar Marchock (from Vogue Ball regulars House of Noir) talks to musician Deanz about his journey into dancehall music culture and queering up the scene. They’ll also explore the issues raised in the Gully Queens digital exhibition.
Curated by Darren Pritchard.
You can view the exhibition online now on the House of Ghetto website.
This event is part of Queer Contact Festival 2021. For the first time this year, we are offering a membership deal for Queer Contact. For just £10 you can get 25% off this event and others, plus a range of tickets totally free! To find out more, click here.
This event will be captioned.
Creating music was one of Deanz’s hidden talents for many years. He has remixed and rewritten songs by a range of artists from Frank Sinatra to R Kelly. In the dancehall scene, he has worked to create music with an LGBT flavour to it.
Oskar Marchock is a multi-disciplinary artist and facilitator. They primarily work with film and photography and are a member of The House of Noir, a Manchester based vogue house.
Use of explicit language and references in the videos and music used as part of the Gully Queens digital exhibition.