LINEUP Hosted by Ginny Lemon With performances from: Sandra Johnston , Keijaun Thomas , Whiskey Chow, Justin Shoulder, Zander Porter X James Batchelor, Ariah Lester , Lucy McCormick, & Susannah Hewlett. 

A Very Fierce Grand Opening event is always very special and this year it will be held at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Expect different performances around the museum as well as a toast to launch the festival, DJs and host Ginny Lemon + it’s all free!

Performances will happen throughout the evening. Including:

Zander Porter X James Batchelor Alien Intimacy

A dance of “human” and “alien” embodiments, Alien Intimacy speculates on the movement of an interpersonally constructed alien sense, drawing relations between the visible and the invisible or the physically embodied and the virtually disembodied. The distance between human and alien expands and contracts via virtual imagery, silver-tactile mediation, and internet-referential performativity. Temporal denseness and specificity conjure an intimacy for this distance as an almost-touchable “space between.”