Their Period is an answer to the question – What would it look like to queer a period party? Tamil period parties are ceremonies for people who’ve just started their periods. The event signals survival and post-genocide stability but it can also be rooted in a colonial denial of transness.
Back to the Bone is a festival of different art forms celebrating womanhood and the menstrual cycle. There will be an exhibition, a series of Menstrual Cycle Awareness Workshops and live performances from 7.30pm.
Writer Gayathiri Kamalakanthan
Gayathiri is a Tamil writer and sex educator. They are interested in how language shapes childhood and how we use it to queer the future. Gayathiri co-authored ‘Sex Ed: An Inclusive Teenage Guide to Sex and Relationships’ and they’re exploring how we might start ‘Decolonising the Creative Classroom’ with DYCP. Gayathiri has developed work with […]About the writer