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Arts Charity ‘Wise Thoughts’ Returns With ‘London Gay Art Festival’ GFEST


Seed Newsvine – ‘Art Riots’ Is The GFEST 2013 Theme In Tottenham At Bernie Grant Arts Centre.  Dates: 7 to 9 November. A North London based arts charity Wise Thoughts returns with the annual November LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, … Continue reading

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From the margin to the mainstream..


Seed Newsvine Niranjan Kamatkar,  GFEST Artistic Director reflects on the impact of society’s slowly changing attitudes towards homosexuality on LGBTQI artists. Consultation on the ‘Gay marriage’ Bill has opened up an opportunity for society to look at sexualities and gender … Continue reading

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Gay London Festival: An Interview With GFEST 2010 Artist Silvia Ros


Seed Newsvine Miami, Florida based phographer Silvia Ros will be presenting her art work at GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2010 Visual Arts Exhibition @ Hampstead Town Hall / InterChange Studios, The Atrium, Hampstead Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 … Continue reading

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Gay London Festival: A Profile – GFEST 2010 Artist Jason Woodson


Seed Newsvine Artist Jason C Woodson will be presenting his art work at GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2010 Visual Arts Exhibition @ Hampstead Town Hall / InterChange Studios, The Atrium, Hampstead Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 4QP. (Entrance … Continue reading

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A twitter friendly chat at Gay London Festival: GFEST 2010 artist Matthew Stradling


Seed Newsvine Well known and award winning artist Matthew Stradling will be presenting his art work at GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2010 Visual Arts Exhibition @ Hampstead Town Hall / InterChange Studios, The Atrium, Hampstead Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill, … Continue reading

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Rainbow Colours To Brighten Up London’s Annual Gay Art Festival


CROSS-ARTS AND CROSS-LONDON GFEST – Gaywise FESTival, ‘London’s LGBT and queer cross – art festival for all’, has announced an exciting and ambitious 2010 programme. GFEST 2010 Visual arts exhibition is held over two weeks at Hampstead Town Hall from … Continue reading

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Peter Tatchell Says It Is More Important Than Ever To Support GFEST


Last week, the human rights activist and campaigner Peter Tatchell sent a message of support to London’s LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) cross-art fest: GFEST – Gaywise FESTival. In his message Mr Tatchell said, “At a time when arts … Continue reading

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Culture Minister admires work of London’s gay art festival


London Minister for Culture Ed Vaizey met the organisers of ‘GFEST – Gaywise FESTival’ – London’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) art festival. In this brief surgery meeting, Mr Vaizey showed a keen interest to know more about enterprising … Continue reading

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Censorship of gay art and literature is not the only answer


It is a classic argument that censorship of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (glbt) artwork helps to generate much needed publicity. While this may be true in theory, in practice, we often forget or overlook the stigma perpetuated for a majority … Continue reading

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Support gay art to tackle homophobia in sports and business industries.


There are some concerns to note from the reported quote of basketball icon John Amaechi urging gay sport stars not to come out too soon if they are not prepared for what follows.   Speaking at  M.E.N, now a psychologist and … Continue reading

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