At the Riley Theatre
The highly anticipated follow-up to the docu-poem film #BlackBoyJoyGone
#BlackBoyJoyGone: REALISE is a Black disabled/neurodiverse-led night of performance empowering Black men to speak up and share their stories of mental ill health and trauma.
4 Black men and transmasc artists premiere brand new works across artforms to share their experiences, provoke public discussion, and support collective healing.
Bola Olagunju will introduce “Tearing Flesh”.
Randolph Matthews, who is the composer of the #BBJG music will introduce a reimagined version of the interviews, lyrics and music.
Tayo Aluko will present “Dodging Bullets” for the first time.
Chad Taylor will perform an adaptation of his piece “Closer To My Dreams”.
Supported by Mind, BFI Doc Society, HOME, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Red Earth Collective, and The Hull Afro Caribbean Association.
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