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September 23, 2022 @ 5:30 am - 8:00 am
One event on September 22, 2022 at 10:00 am
Presented by: TEG Dainty
Alok Vaid-Menon (they/them) is an internationally acclaimed performance artist whose work explores themes of trauma, belonging, and the human condition.
In 2021 they headlined the New York Comedy Festival and in 2022 they will be headlined the Just for Laughs Festival in Vancouver and will perform at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2022.
They are the author of Beyond the Gender Binary (2020) which has been described as a “clarion call for a new approach to gender in the 21st century” and the poetry books Femme in Public (2017) and Your Wound / My Garden (2021).
On screen, they recently wrapped the Netflix/Blumhouse feature film ABSOLUTE DOMINION. They have also appeared in the Netflix docu-series Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness, HBO’s late-night sketch series Random Acts of Flyness and the documentary The Trans List.
Presented in association with Festival of Dangerous Ideas
Masks are strongly encouraged and will be provided free of charge upon entry to the venue.