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Lewis G. Burton: Inferno Summit at Toynbee Studios

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Time 12:00
Date 09/11/19
Price £15

A day-long seminar examining the intersections of nightlife, performance, music & queerness as well as exploring themes such as class, culture & creativity, from Lewis G. Burton, Inferno’s co-founder.

Inferno is a queer techno rave and community performance art platform that offers a space for emerging and established LGBTQ+ artists, performers, musicians and DJs.

These topics are explored through panel discussions, screenings, conversations and performances featuring a London-centric cast of artists, writers, thinkers, promoters, DJs, business people and musicians. Full line-up to be announced closer to date.


12pm The Many Faces Of Safe(r) Spaces curated by Erkan Affan
12.55pm Sweatmother – Other Voices (screening)
1pm Performance and Technology curated by Jake Hall
1.55pm Break
2.10pm Fecal Matter: Uncensored (panel discussion)
3.25pm Break
3.40pm Kai-Isaiah Jamal (performance)
3.50pm Promoter Roundtable (discussion) / how to put on your own club night featuring Pxssy Palace, BBZ, Inferno, Transmissions, Adonis and He.She.They. (workshop)
5.05pm Performance, artist tba
5.15pm Break for dinner
6pm MIKEY (music/performance)
6.20pm David Hoyle and Travis Alabanza (in conversation)
7.35pm Break
7.50pm FRONTLEFT (performance)
8pm Wu Tsang - Wildness (screening)

Lewis G. Burton is a non-binary London based performance artist and DJ. They co-founded performance art platform come queer techno rave Inferno. As an extension of Inferno Burton curated a two-day seminar exploring the intersections between performance art, nightlife, music and queerness entitled 'Summit' in February 2018. They are currently a member of collective Pxssy Palace.

Burton has performed at Tate Modern, ICA and more. In 2018 they performed as part of SHOWstudio’s ‘Queer’ project. Currently they are finishing up their EP to encapsulate their practice as a performance artist, their community and philosophies which will be released later in 2019.