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Fierce Festival, Emily Mulenga: Orange Bikini

Orange Bikini

‘Orange Bikini’ visualises the psyche of a woman of colour, revealing her powerful and resilient spirit and subtlely acknowledging anxieties around beauty ideals. Review by Lynnette Miranda

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A.E. Harris, 110 Northwood Street, Birmingham B3 1SZ

Fierce Festival, Tania El Khoury: Gardens Speak

Gardens Speak

The real human cost of any war is something that is nearly impossible to express. This is the intervention that El Khoury creates in ‘Gardens Speak.' Her work for Fierce Festival is reviewed by Phoebe Patey-Ferguson.

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Festival Hub @ The Edge, 79–81 Cheapside, Birmingham B12 0QH

Fierce Festival, Club Fierce: Algorave

Club Fierce: Algorave

Club Fierce: Algorave re-casts the dancefloor as a series of performative acts via a human glitter ball and live coding. Cathy Wade reviews this Fierce Festival Late.

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The Mockingbird Theatre and Bar, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA

Fierce Festival, Steven Cohen: Sphincterography

Steven Cohen, 'Sphincterography' (2014)

Steven Cohen is a performance artist who stages interventions in the public realm and in gallery/theatre spaces. His work invariably draws attention to that which is marginalised in society, starting with his own identity as a gay, Jewish, white South African man. Review by Beth Bramich.

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Festival Hub @ The Edge, 79–81 Cheapside, Birmingham B12 0QH and Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2ND

Fierce Festival, Phoebe Davies: Influences


Influences is a pop-up nail bar that forms a site of exchange exploring attitudes to feminism, female expectations and aspirations within Fierce Festival. Review by Jacqueline Taylor.

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