Homotopia 2011

Press release

Homotopia – Cruising for Art

1-30 November 2011

Welcome to our 8th festival happening across Liverpool throughout November. This year’s festival theme is ‘Cruising For Art’ and we are thrilled that artist Sadie Lee’s iconic painting ‘Anderrida Shurville’ is the 2011 festival campaign which also forms part of a new exhibition ‘Pin Ups’.

This year we showcase the bold, the queer, the unexpected and the daring. A celebration of 21st century life all its extravagant and dynamic diversity presenting an eclectic programme including 5 World Premieres, 4 UK Premieres and 5 new commissions & festival firsts with 35 events from visual art, theatre, film, debate, heritage, dance, literature and live art.

Highlights include the World Premiere of Sadie Lee & Matthew Stradling exhibition Pin Ups, and at the Walker Art Gallery is Savage Style: Costumes From Lily’s Wardrobe, Earthfall’s ‘At Swim Two Boys’, UK Premiere of Tranny Hotel, the first UK showing of Berlin-Yogyakarta: From Hitler’s Terror To Human Rights Today World Premiere of a new dance theatre production by Joseph Mercier called ‘Cruising, Clubbing, Fucking, The Featherstonehaughs present Edits, and, get ready for the inaugural Alternative Miss Liverpool that will set Liverpool alight.

Check out the full programme at homotopia.net

About Homotopia

Homotopia is an international lgbtq arts festival in Liverpool, UK, featuring a variety of queer events including theatre, film, art, performance, photography, heritage and storytelling. Homotopia was launched in 2004.