For Women’s Empowerment Month, join us for an upbeat evening hosted by Studio 3 Arts, which brings together women from across the borough to share pivotal moments from a diverse network of creative experiences and perspectives.
The event will include pop-up performances, a DJ, licensed bar, interactive mini workshops, games, plus a Q&A talk with a panel of leading female creatives from East London that connects the realities, challenges, and triumphs of being a woman in the arts.
We will be joined by FOR DA GYAL DEM a female freestyle movement led by accomplished East London choreographer Kloe Dean, who will perform throughout the night.
Hosted by Akanele from One Room Live (@itsakanele). Spoken word performances by Miss Jacqui (@iAmMissJacqui) and Raniyah Roserie (@niyroserr).
This is a party, so feel free to get dressed up and bring you dancing shoes. Tickets are free but must be prebooked due to capacity.
Meet the panel
Our guest speakers for the night include five leading female creatives. Click on the images to read more.
Victoria Shunlugu - a versatile dance artist, who has been in the company Far from the Norm since 2012.
Miss Jacqui - a poet and songwriter who has performed at the 2012 Paralympic Team Welcoming Ceremonies and Opening Ceremony, Southbank Centre, The Barbican, and Roundhouse to name a few.
Lisa Dee - the brains behind Film Barking and Dagenham, who has helped bring the big screen to borough.
Kloe Dean - a choreographer, movement director and performing artist who has worked with a range of Music artists such as Little Simz, Anne-Marie and Little Mix
Pivotal is a partnership project supported by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham with support from the Apo Barking group.
As part of our series of events for Women’s Empowerment Month, Pivotal is an exhibition and evening event produced by Studio 3 Arts, that highlights the central contribution of female artists and creatives living and working in Barking and Dagenham. Both events will platform conversation, celebration and reflection of pivotal experiences and influences on the lives, careers, and artworks of local women.
The Pivotal Women’s Empowerment Party takes place at Studio 3 Arts, Barking.
Address: Studio 3 Arts, Galleon Centre, Boundary Road, Barking IG11 7JR
15 minutes walk from Barking town centre and train/tube station.
Tube & Train: Barking has great public transport connections with District Line, Hammersmith & City, Overground and C2C services all coming into Barking Station. You can get from central London to Studio 3 Arts in less than an hour.
Buses: No. 62 Bus runs along the Gascoigne Road and stops very close to Studio 3 Arts. Get off at the stop named ‘Boundary Road’, then we’re just a minute’s walk along Boundary Road. (https://tfl.gov.uk/bus/route/62)
Other buses in Barking are: 287, 5, 368, EL1 EL2 – then 10-12 minute walk
A visual arts exhibition recognising women artists in Barking and Dagenham.
Apo Barking, Unit 2
18 Mar – 15 Apr
Private View: Sat 18 Mar, 1-6pm
Follow the link for opening times and artists exhibiting.More