Our performance spaces might be a little quieter at present but we still want you to access innovative performances by Liverpool’s top talent and national artists that regularly feature in our programme. Check out the pages below for upcoming online performances and essential workshops.
Some of the work below we have created or collaborated on, some are from our partner companies and others we just think you will really enjoy. Below each video you will find links on how to support the amazing artists, companies and individuals behind this work. We thank them for keeping the world filled with performance during this time.
If you have an online event coming up that you want to share get in touch!
As part of Homotopia Festival 2020, Artist in Residence Fox Fisher will be LIVE from the Unity One stage, screen printing incoming tweets. This is an exciting opportunity to show the positive power of social media & contribute to a shared piece of art. Jump online between 5–6:30pm & use the hashtag #TRANSTOPIA or #TransRightsAreHumanRights. Let us know what you’re doing to support trans people or to support yourself & why. Then watch live online as Fox transforms your tweet into an original art piece. Find out more and support the amazing work of Homotopia here.
Our friends and partners at 20 Stories High have created something very special with their Black with a capital B series. Over the past few months they have been sharing exclusive new works by a fantastic array of Black Liverpool artists. Using a variety of art-forms such as music, poetry, visual art and film making and using a range of DIY tools such as smart phones, home studios, and ancestry kits. Each artist has a unique voice with a powerful story to tell. You can visit 20 Stories High website here to find out more and support this brilliant organisation.
Release is the new audio visual installation created by Whispered Tales that shares the story of two courageous young women whose lives whose lives were forever transformed by migration. Due to be shared at Unity as part of Light Night 2020, we are delighted this work is now available online. You can support Whispered Tales and Art Reach here.
Part of Homotopia Festival 2020 and co-commissioned by Unity. Looking at Liverpool through a queer lens, The Walk is a stroll through the city, as told by 6 LGBTQIA writers/performers. Download the podcast and listen along as you retrace the writers’ steps. Or enjoy the recording from the comfort of your own home. You decide! With each story just 10 minutes, let us transport you into a queer new world. Support Homotopia and listen to the podcast here.