Homotopia: 4:3 by Amy Pennington

Homotopia: 4:3 by Amy Pennington Homotopia: 4:3 by Amy Pennington



Dates: 03/11/2020
Times: 17:30


4:3 BY AMY PENNINGTON

Before HD, 4:3 was standard TV ratio. Growing up queer in the 1990s, under Section 28 and in a small northern town, it was Amy’s ratio – a limited square portal into a queer education.   

From Willow and Tara in Buffy to Ellen (coming out) on Oprah, TV’s few queer characters were sought out by a young Amy – to be watched and studied. 

In 4:3, Amy explores re-performance as a form of remembering TV’s naff, but precious moments. Accompanied by a one-off online workshop exploring memory, queer idols and representation. 

4:3 will be available to watch for free here from Thursday 29 October. You also have the opportunity to join a one-off online creative workshop exploring memory, queer idols and representation taking part on Tuesday 3 November. 

4:3 is part of Queer Company, an arts project with young people in St Helens, produced by Heart of Glass with St Helens Council’s Arts in Libraries Programme (Cultural Hubs). 

Online 

FREE 

Info: heartofglass.org.uk 

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