Their residency will showcase a diverse range of time and gender-queering free events – booking required - including exhibitions, live performance, poetry, political drag and workshops. The launch will take place on 23 June, starting at 6pm.
Specific events include a collection of history-bending performance pieces under the title We Elizabethans, a photography exhibition Closet Dramas, live installations and performances under the title Fag Ends // Fag Breaks, a live writing/seance A Lucky Resurrection, plus a historically-inspired queer self-fashioning workshop Show Thyself!
Ess's recent work includes A Note to Mary Frith for Shakespeare’s Globe, and they also perform as drag thing Tawdry Hepburn. The duo also co-founded QAF Space - an online LGBTQ+ community and 24/7 zoom room – and the performance company The ELMS.